New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (58) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2397 (53) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2321 (39) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2204 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1975 (93) 3 /
Fuller, William    1907 (101) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2805 (35) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2301 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2173 (61) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2043 (107) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2266 (54) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2294 (84) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2380 (69) 3 /
Allison, William    2077 (140) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2608 (60) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1975 (164) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (58) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2321 (39) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2805 (35) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1975 (93) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2173 (61) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2266 (54) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2608 (60) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2380 (69) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2805 (35) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (58) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2608 (60) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2173 (61) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2805 (35) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2608 (60) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (58) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2173 (61) 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
   [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
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: 25 Mar. 2017