New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2507 (56) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2383 (53) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2314 (39) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2178 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1941 (94) 3 /
Fuller, William    1852 (99) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2804 (34) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2292 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2184 (59) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2075 (93) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2269 (51) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2289 (83) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2416 (67) 3 /
Allison, William    2106 (139) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2631 (58) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1854 (157) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2507 (56) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2314 (39) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2804 (34) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1941 (94) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2184 (59) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2269 (51) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2631 (58) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2416 (67) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2804 (34) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2507 (56) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2631 (58) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2184 (59) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2804 (34) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2631 (58) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2507 (56) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2184 (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