New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2513 (58) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2396 (55) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2326 (40) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2211 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1917 (104) 3 /
Fuller, William    1789 (123) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2811 (35) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2311 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2200 (64) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2068 (107) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2275 (54) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2303 (84) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2400 (78) 3 /
Allison, William    2098 (143) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2618 (60) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1978 (164) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2513 (58) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2326 (40) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2811 (35) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1917 (104) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2200 (64) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2275 (54) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2618 (60) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2400 (78) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2811 (35) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2513 (58) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2618 (60) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2200 (64) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2811 (35) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2618 (60) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2513 (58) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2200 (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