Chess Results, 1747–1900

A Comprehensive Record with 465 Tournament Crosstables and 590 Match Scores


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About the Book

This comprehensive chronological reference work gives the results of the main men’s chess competitions—both tournaments and matches—that took place around the world from 1747 through 1900.
Entries note the location and, when available, the sponsor. First and last names of players are given whenever possible and are standardized for easy reference. Compiled from contemporary sources such as newspapers, periodicals, tournament records and match books, this work contains 465 tournament crosstables and 590 match scores. It is indexed by events and players.

About the Author(s)

Gino Di Felice is the author of numerous reference books on chess. He works in the food industry and lives in Mosciano Sant’Angelo, Teramo, Italy.

Bibliographic Details

Gino Di Felice
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 247
Bibliographic Info: tables, bibliography, indexes
Copyright Date: 2009 [2004]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4576-9
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface      ix

Symbols and Abbreviations      xi

Chess Results, 1747–1900      1

Sources      209

Index of Events      210

Index of Players      221

Book Reviews & Awards

“high quality…impressive…very important reference work”—; “Di Felice deserves praise for…unearthing much new data”—; “a fine record book, as complete as it can get and far exceeding the number of results listed in previous excellent works…an invaluable tool not only for chess journalists and chess history buffs, but for any player interested in the glorious past”—The Washington Post; “colossal…the ultimate achievement”—The Week In Chess; “a magnificent reference work…highly recommend[ed]”—Seagaard Chess Reviews.