New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (58) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2388 (55) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2316 (40) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2202 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1910 (104) 3 /
Fuller, William    1782 (123) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (35) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2302 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2192 (64) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2061 (108) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2266 (54) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2294 (84) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2394 (78) 3 /
Allison, William    2092 (143) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2611 (60) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1977 (164) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (58) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2316 (40) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (35) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1910 (104) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2192 (64) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2266 (54) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2611 (60) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2394 (78) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (35) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (58) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2611 (60) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2192 (64) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (35) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2611 (60) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2505 (58) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2192 (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