Paris 1878




Results
 
Crosstable scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games   
Winawer, Szymon    2616 (41) 16.5 / 22 
Zukertort, Johannes    2677 (38) 16.5 / 22 
Blackburne, Joseph    2610 (40) 14.5 / 22 
Mackenzie, George    2584 (40) 13 / 22 
Bird, Henry    2534 (38) 13 / 22 
Anderssen, Adolf    2570 (43) 12.5 / 22 
Englisch, Berthold    2539 (43) 11.5 / 22 
Rosenthal, Samuel    2541 (45) 11.5 / 22 
Clerc, Albert    2428 (51) 8.5 / 22 
Mason, James    2504 (39) 8.5 / 22 
Gifford, H.W. Birkmyre    2233 (56) 3.5 / 22 
Pitschel, Karl    2247 (51) 2.5 / 22 
 
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Zukertort, Johannes    2677 (38) 3 /
Winawer, Szymon    2616 (41) 1 /
 
Mackenzie, George    2584 (40) 2 /
Bird, Henry    2534 (38) 0 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: Paris International Chess Congress
Place: Paris
Start date: 18 June 1878
End date: 31 July 1878
 
Notes:
Gaige omits the play-offs. Gaige and Di Felice have start date June 18, 1878; Feenstra Kuiper has start date July 18; La Grande Storia degli Scacchi has start date July 17. I take Gaige and Di Felice to be correct.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 69
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 26, 204
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables I, page 22
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 121, 238
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 132
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 142
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 173
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 72, 22 June 1878, page 591
   [ILN], vol. 73, 27 July 1878, page 78
   [ILN], vol. 73, 3 Aug. 1878, page 119
   [ILN], vol. 73, 10 Aug. 1878, page 143
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Paris 1878]

Tournament information updated: 5 May 2020