Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Anderssen - Paulsen Match

Louis Paulsen4/8(+3 -3 =2)[games]
Adolf Anderssen4/8(+3 -3 =2)[games] Chess Event Description
Anderssen - Paulsen (1862)

This match was played in London, England.

Anderssen 1 = 0 0 = 0 1 1 4 Paulsen 0 = 1 1 = 1 0 0 4

Missing information: day for games 1-5; month/day for games 6-8.

Based on an original collection by User: TheFocus.

 page 1 of 1; 8 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Anderssen vs Paulsen 1-0421862Anderssen - PaulsenC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
2. Paulsen vs Anderssen 0-1411862Anderssen - PaulsenC33 King's Gambit Accepted
3. Paulsen vs Anderssen 1-0441862Anderssen - PaulsenA07 King's Indian Attack
4. Paulsen vs Anderssen 1-0421862Anderssen - PaulsenB23 Sicilian, Closed
5. Anderssen vs Paulsen ½-½501862Anderssen - PaulsenC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
6. Anderssen vs Paulsen 1-0391862Anderssen - PaulsenC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
7. Anderssen vs Paulsen 0-1601862Anderssen - PaulsenC51 Evans Gambit
8. Paulsen vs Anderssen ½-½571862Anderssen - PaulsenA07 King's Indian Attack
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

Kibitzer's Corner
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 match.>

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific tournament and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us

Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC