|Jan-13-16|| ||zanzibar: <The Congress had now entered on its eighth week, and
the Handicap still remained unfinished. The London
season was at an end, and but few cared to stay in town to
witness the remaining proceedings, the players, also, whose
contests were undecided, being seized with a wish for relaxation, after two months devoted to Chess play. By common
consent, the Handicap was adjourned until a few weeks'
repose in the country should re-invigorate their powers. The
members of the London Chess Club, however, not satiated
with all that had taken place, were desirous of testing the
relative strength of Messrs. Anderssen and Paulsen, and of
Messrs. Dubois and Steinitz. They therefore instituted two
matches between the respective parties, for a stake of £10
in each case, the winners of five games to be winners respectively.
The result of these interesting contests was as follows :—
Anderssen . 3 Paulsen . 3 Drawn . 2>
From Lowenthal <London Chess Congress (1862)> p lxxv
|Jan-13-16|| ||zanzibar: This is from the same page:
<Mr. Steinitz therefore won his match, but the struggle
beween Messrs. Anderssen and Paulsen was not brought to
a conclusion, owing to the desire of both players to return
to the Continent. It was therefore considered a drawn
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