London 1862 chess tournament

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An international chess tournament was held in London, during the second British world exhibition, in 1862.

The prizes were won by Adolf Anderssen (£100), Louis Paulsen (£50), John Owen (£30), George Alcock MacDonnell (£15), Serafino Dubois (£10) and Wilhelm Steinitz (£5) who was awarded the brilliancy prize for his win over Augustus Mongredien.[1][verify]

The final results and standings:[2]

# Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Total
1  Adolf Anderssen (Prussia) x 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 - 1 1 r1 1 11
2  Louis Paulsen (German Confederation) 0 x 1 1 0 1 r1 1 r1 - 1 - 1 1 9
3  John Owen (United Kingdom) 1 0 x 0 r r1 1 1 0 - 1 - rr1 rr1 7
4  George Alcock MacDonnell (United Kingdom) 0 0 1 x 0 1 - 0 1 - 1 1 1 1 7
5  Serafino Dubois (Kingdom of Italy) 0 1 r 1 x 0 1 1 r - - - r1 1 6
6  Wilhelm Steinitz (Austrian Empire) 0 0 r0 0 1 x 1 1 0 - 1 - 1 rr1 6
7  Thomas Wilson Barnes (United Kingdom) 0 r0 0 - 0 0 x r1 1 0 1 r1 1 1 6
8  James Hannah (United Kingdom) 0 0 0 1 0 0 r0 x 1 - - - 1 1 4
9  Joseph Henry Blackburne (United Kingdom) 0 r0 1 0 r 1 0 0 x - 0 0 rr 1 3
10  Johann Jacob Löwenthal (Austrian Empire) - - - - - - 1 - - x - - 1 1 3
11  James Robey (United Kingdom) 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 1 - x 1 0 0 2
12  Frederic Deacon (Belgium) 0 - - 0 - - r0 - 1 - 0 x 0 1 2
13  Augustus Mongredien (United Kingdom) r0 0 rr0 0 r0 0 0 0 rr 0 1 1 x 0 2
14  Valentine Green (United Kingdom) 0 0 rr0 0 0 rr0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 x 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-19. Retrieved 2010-06-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Virgilio Community - Page Not Found". xoom.virgilio.it. Retrieved 20 April 2019. Cite uses generic title (help)

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