Manchester and Liverpool 1859




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Cohen, Sigismund    2039 (85) 0 /
Sparke, Morton    1899 (109) 1 /
 
Birch, James    1967 (102) 0 /
de Szabo, Emeric    2267 (81) 1 /
 
Hamel, Ludwig    2003 (170) 1 /
Schüll, Ludolph    2054 (110) 0 /
 
Kipping, James    2301 (51) 0.5 /
Soul, John    2187 (81) 0.5 /
 
Duval, C.A.    1852 (153) 0 /
Smith, G. (1)    2100 (92) 1 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match
Place: Manchester and Liverpool
Start date: 12 Jan. 1859
End date: 12 Jan. 1859
 
Notes:
Löwenthal says in the Era (16 Jan. 1859, p.14) that the match 'commenced on Wednesday evening', that is, 12 Jan. 1859. His report covers the period up until about midnight, before all the games were finished.
 
References
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 21, 16 Jan. 1859, page 14
   [Era], vol. 21, 23 Jan. 1859, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 34, 22 Jan. 1859, page 94
   [ILN], vol. 34, 19 Feb. 1859, page 190
   [ILN], vol. 34, 5 Mar. 1859, page 235
   [LiM], vol. 49, 14 Jan. 1859, page 8
   [MCLA], vol. 35, 15 Jan. 1859, page 9

Tournament information updated: 7 Nov. 2014