New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (56) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2381 (53) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2311 (39) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2176 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1938 (94) 3 /
Fuller, William    1850 (99) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (34) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2290 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2181 (58) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2073 (93) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2267 (51) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2287 (83) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2412 (67) 3 /
Allison, William    2103 (139) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2604 (59) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1852 (157) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (56) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2311 (39) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (34) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1938 (94) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2181 (58) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2267 (51) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2604 (59) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2412 (67) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (34) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (56) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2604 (59) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2181 (58) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (34) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2604 (59) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (56) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2181 (58) 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