New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2508 (58) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2391 (55) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2321 (40) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2206 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1912 (104) 3 /
Fuller, William    1784 (123) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2806 (35) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2307 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2196 (64) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2064 (108) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2270 (54) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2298 (84) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2395 (78) 3 /
Allison, William    2093 (143) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2614 (60) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1977 (164) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2508 (58) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2321 (40) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2806 (35) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1912 (104) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2196 (64) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2270 (54) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2614 (60) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2395 (78) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2806 (35) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2508 (58) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2614 (60) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2196 (64) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2806 (35) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2614 (60) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2508 (58) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2196 (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