New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2506 (58) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2390 (55) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2319 (40) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2204 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1910 (104) 3 /
Fuller, William    1783 (123) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2804 (35) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2305 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2193 (64) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2062 (108) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2269 (54) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2296 (84) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2394 (78) 3 /
Allison, William    2092 (143) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2612 (60) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1977 (164) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2506 (58) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2319 (40) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2804 (35) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1910 (104) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2193 (64) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2269 (54) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2612 (60) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2394 (78) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2804 (35) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2506 (58) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2612 (60) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2193 (64) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2804 (35) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2612 (60) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2506 (58) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2193 (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