New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2511 (58) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2394 (55) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2324 (40) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2210 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1916 (104) 3 /
Fuller, William    1788 (123) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2809 (35) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2310 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2199 (64) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2067 (108) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2274 (54) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2301 (84) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2399 (78) 3 /
Allison, William    2096 (143) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2617 (60) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1979 (164) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2511 (58) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2324 (40) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2809 (35) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1916 (104) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2199 (64) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2274 (54) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2617 (60) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2399 (78) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2809 (35) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2511 (58) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2617 (60) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2199 (64) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2809 (35) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2617 (60) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2511 (58) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2199 (64) 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