Philadelphia 1897 (2)




Results
 
Crosstable scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games   
Voigt, Hermann    2444 (42) 8.5 / 10 
Morgan, Joseph    2253 (46) 6.5 /
Maguire, Elihu    2128 (38) 5.5 / 10 
Newman, Charles    2373 (41) 6 / 11 
Shipley, Walter    2385 (39) 6 / 11 
Bampton, Samuel    2404 (38) 4.5 /
Ferris, William    2189 (44) 3 /
Kaiser, Julius    2254 (49) 4 / 10 
Robinson, D. Stuart    2345 (38) 4.5 / 10 
Young, John    2263 (38) 3.5 / 10 
Perry-Smith, Oliver    1948 (44) 1 /
Wyeth, D.R.    2031 (51) 1 /
 
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: 12th Franklin Chess Club Championship
Place: Philadelphia
Start date: 1896
End date: 1897
 
Notes:
Numerous discrepancies. Gaige has 'Morgan', Di Felice has 'Morgan, Mordecai', Reichhelm has 'J.P. Morgan'. Gaige and Di Felice have 'Stuart', Reichhelm has 'D. Stuart Robinson'. Gaige and Di Felice indicate that all Wyeth's games were loss by default except those to Newman and Shipley and his win against Young. Reichhelm has contradictory indications for the games Newman-Wyeth and Ferris-Wyeth, each of which have a * for forfeiture in one of the two relevant positions in the crosstable but not the other. All 3 sources agree that Bampton did not play Morgan and neither got points for that game, and that Bampton lost to Ferris by default. But Reichhelm and Di Felice indicate that Bampton also lost to Young by default, while Gaige has an ambiguous indication with a * for forfeiture in only one of the 2 relevant positions in the crosstable. The game Bampton against Perry-Smith is given by Reichhelm as a forfeit loss for Bampton but a 0 score for Perry-Smith, by Gaige as a 0-0 score with question marks, and by Di Felice as not played. The game Perry-Smith against Stuart (Robinson) is given by Gaige and Di Felice as a draw, but by Reichhelm as a win for Robinson. Hilbert says only that Wyeth dropped out after playing 4 games, and that Bampton forfeited 3 games.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 171
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables I, page 117
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 156
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 39