Number of games in database: 54
Years covered: 1844 to 1863
Overall record: +8 -36 =10 (24.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
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G S Spreckley vs Mongredien, 1846 0-1
Mongredien vs Anderssen, 1857 1-0
Mongredien vs Morphy, 1859 1/2-1/2
J Robey vs Mongredien, 1862 0-1
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(born Mar-17-1807, died Mar-30-1888, 81 years old) United Kingdom
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|Augustus Mongredien was a noted English amateur. He was President of both the London and Liverpool Chess Clubs and did a lot to promote chess in both cities. In 1845 he played matches against Wilhelm Hanstein, winning (+3, =2, -1), Karl Mayet, drawing (+3, =1, -3) and Dr. Ludwig Bledow, losing (+4, =1, -7). He also played matches against some of the great players of his day, losing to Paul Morphy (+0, =1, -7) in 1859, Daniel Harrwitz (+0, =1, -7) in 1860 and Wilhelm Steinitz (+0, =0, -7) in 1863.|
notes: Paul Morphy & Augustus formed the team of Morphy / Mongredien for consultation games.
Wikipedia article: Augustus Mongredien
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|Jul-31-04|| ||SBC: Thanks to whomever compiled these Mongredien games |
|Apr-26-05|| ||takeithome: Augustus Mongredien (1807-1888). Although his record with Morphy was awful, he did manage to extend Anderssen somewhat. But then again, who didn't extend Anderssen and his love for attack-attack-attack and little defense-defense-defense? Anyway, the author of a Morphy game anthology mentions that "Mongredien was something of a humorist, to play thus against Morphy." Despite his unfortunate liking for inferior variations, he did manage a draw against Morphy in their first match game.|
|Apr-26-05|| ||Eric Schiller: Give the old guy credit,he did play inventive openings. True, they often got clobbered, for example Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863
but Mongredien's use of Scandinavian and Double-Fianchetto defenses shows his creative spirit.|
|Jan-05-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Augustus Mongredien|
|Jul-17-08|| ||myschkin: http://www.chesscafe.com/text/spinr...|
|Apr-25-09|| ||Raisin Death Ray: I've....been...kissed by Rose Mongredien!|
|Jul-27-09|| ||An Englishman: Good Evening: Poor guy. Once upon a time, the Modern Defense was sometimes called the Mongredien. However, if you look closely, you can find the "modern" in "Mongredien."|
|Dec-30-10|| ||Eric Schiller: Where would we be without our august punching bag?|
|Dec-30-10|| ||Penguincw: He has 7 wins , 10 draws and 36 losses yet he drew against Morphy ! That's pretty good !|
|Mar-17-11|| ||Penguincw: Wow.It's his birthday.Happy Birthday!|
|Jun-20-12|| ||DanielBryant: I wonder what Mongredien would be rated these days.|
|Jun-20-12|| ||Phony Benoni: Well, he did get two draws with Morphy. So probably about 2700.|
|Jun-28-14|| ||Stonehenge: His son also played chess: http://www.edochess.ca/players/p305....|
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