New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2507 (56) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2384 (53) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2320 (39) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2183 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1975 (93) 3 /
Fuller, William    1908 (101) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2805 (35) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2297 (56) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2178 (61) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2048 (106) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2271 (51) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2297 (84) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2385 (69) 3 /
Allison, William    2081 (140) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2610 (60) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1976 (164) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2507 (56) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2320 (39) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2805 (35) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1975 (93) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2178 (61) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2271 (51) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2610 (60) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2385 (69) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2805 (35) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2507 (56) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2610 (60) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2178 (61) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2805 (35) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2610 (60) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2507 (56) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2178 (61) 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
   [FLIN], 24 Oct. 1857
   [FLIN], 31 Oct. 1857
   [FLIN], 14 Nov. 1857
   [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
   [NYTi], 7 Oct. 1857
   [NYTi], 9 Oct. 1857
   [NYTi], 14 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 7 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 8 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 9 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 10 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 12 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 13 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 14 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 21 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 26 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 28 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 29 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 3 Nov. 1857
   [NYTr], 7 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: 23 Aug. 2019