American Chess Congress

Paul Morphy vs. Louis Paulsen, New York, 1857

Paul Morphy vs. Louis Paulsen, New York, 1857

Single elimination tournament with 16 players
Round 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Winner
Paul C. Morphy (Louisiana)Morphy
   
Morphy
   
Morphy
    
Paul Morphy
        
James Thompson (New York)
Judge Alexander B. Meek (Alabama)Meek
3-2
William J.A. Fuller
Theodor Lichtenhein (New York)Lichtenhein
3-2
Lichtenhein
3-0
Charles H. Stanley (New York)
Frederick PerrinPerrin
4-3
Hubert Knott
Louis PaulsenPaulsen
3-0
Paulsen
3-0
Paulsen
3.5-.5
Samuel R. Calthrop
Hardman P. MontgomeryMontgomery
3-1
William S. Allison
Dr. Benjamin I. RaphaelRaphael
3.5-2.5
Raphael
4-3
Hiram Kennicott
Napoleon Marache (New York)Marache
3-2
D. Willard Fiske (New York)
Lichtenhein defeated Raphael 3-0 to claim 3rd place in the tournament.
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Theodor Lichtenhein   Benjamin Raphael