New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2503 (58) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2387 (55) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2315 (40) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2200 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1908 (104) 3 /
Fuller, William    1780 (123) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (35) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2301 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2190 (64) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2060 (108) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2265 (54) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2293 (84) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2393 (78) 3 /
Allison, William    2091 (143) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2610 (60) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1977 (163) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2503 (58) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2315 (40) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (35) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1908 (104) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2190 (64) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2265 (54) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2610 (60) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2393 (78) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (35) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2503 (58) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2610 (60) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2190 (64) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (35) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2610 (60) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2503 (58) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2190 (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