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Deacon - Lowe Match

Frederick Deacon7.5/10(+7 -2 =1)[games]
Edward Lowe2.5/10(+2 -7 =1)[games] Chess Event Description
Deacon - Lowe (1851)

London, England; September 1851—October 1851

1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Wins ————————————————————————————————— Deacon 1 1 0 1 ½ 1 0 1 1 1 7 Löwe 0 0 1 0 ½ 0 1 0 0 0 2 ————————————————————————————————— Format: First to seven wins, draws not counting, to be victor. Prizes: £8 to the winner and £2 to the loser.

"...and of the match werein the juvenile amateur, Deacon, has been pitted against the well-known divan player, Löwe, the former has already contrived the score 3 games to his adversary's 1."(1)

"In the contest between Messrs. Deacon and Lowe, the former has gained four games, the latter two, and one game has been drawn."(2)

"The Chess Tournament—The Match between Mr Deacon and Mr Löwe has terminated in the triumph of the former; their final score giving to Deacon, 7 games; Löwe, 2 games; Drawn, 1 game."(3)

This was one of the "set matches" arranged by the London (1851) Committee.

"This match was for a prize of less amount than those of the others, being intended as one of a series to be got up, if circumstances permitted, for the encouragement of young and subordinate players."(5)

(1) Illustrated London News, 1851.09.20, p346
(2) Illustrated London News, 1851.10.18, p499
(3) Illustrated London News, 1851.11.01, p547
(4) The Chess Tournament, Staunton, London 1852, p(lxxxix)
(5) The Chess Tournament, Staunton, London 1852, pp243-264

 page 1 of 1; 10 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Lowe vs F Deacon 0-1281851Deacon - LoweB40 Sicilian
2. F Deacon vs E Lowe  1-0341851Deacon - LoweA03 Bird's Opening
3. E Lowe vs F Deacon 1-0371851Deacon - LoweB40 Sicilian
4. F Deacon vs E Lowe  1-0311851Deacon - LoweA30 English, Symmetrical
5. E Lowe vs F Deacon  ½-½621851Deacon - LoweB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
6. F Deacon vs E Lowe 1-0491851Deacon - LoweA20 English
7. E Lowe vs F Deacon 1-0371851Deacon - LoweC00 French Defense
8. F Deacon vs E Lowe  1-0511851Deacon - LoweC44 King's Pawn Game
9. E Lowe vs F Deacon  0-1351851Deacon - LoweC00 French Defense
10. F Deacon vs E Lowe  1-0251851Deacon - LoweD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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