New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (56) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2381 (53) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2312 (39) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2176 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1939 (94) 3 /
Fuller, William    1851 (99) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (34) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2290 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2181 (59) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2073 (93) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2267 (51) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2287 (83) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2414 (67) 3 /
Allison, William    2104 (139) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2628 (58) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1852 (157) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (56) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2312 (39) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (34) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1939 (94) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2181 (59) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2267 (51) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2628 (58) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2414 (67) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (34) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (56) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2628 (58) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2181 (59) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (34) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2628 (58) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (56) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2181 (59) 0 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: 1st American Chess Congress
Place: New York
Start date: 5 Oct. 1857
End date: 10 Nov. 1857
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 23
   Féry d'Esclands, Congrès des Échecs 1867, page xxxii
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 18, 202
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 209, 235, 259
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables I, page 2
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 1
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 29
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 58, 329
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 141
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Nov. 1857, page 351
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Dec. 1857, page 378
   [Era], vol. 20, 8 Nov. 1857, page 14
   [FLIN], 24 Oct. 1857
   [FLIN], 31 Oct. 1857
   [FLIN], 14 Nov. 1857
   [ILN], vol. 31, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [ILN], vol. 31, 5 Dec. 1857, page 571
   [NYC], 17 Oct. 1857
   [NYC], 24 Oct. 1857
   [NYC], 31 Oct. 1857
   [NYC], 7 Nov. 1857
   [NYC], 14 Nov. 1857
   [NYTi], 7 Oct. 1857
   [NYTi], 9 Oct. 1857
   [NYTi], 14 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 7 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 8 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 9 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 10 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 12 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 13 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 14 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 21 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 26 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 28 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 29 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 3 Nov. 1857
   [NYTr], 7 Nov. 1857
Web
   Cree, Graeme.  [1st American Chess Congress] (broken)
   Edge, Frederick Milnes.  [Frederick Edge Meets Paul Morphy - in his own write]
   Morphy, Paul.  [A Letter from Morphy to Maurian, November 16, 1857]
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress]
   Sericano, C.  [New York, 1857]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Tournament information updated: 23 Aug. 2019