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Morphy - Mongredien Match

Paul Morphy7.5/8(+7 -0 =1)[games]
Augustus Mongredien0.5/8(+0 -7 =1)[games]

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Morphy - Mongredien (1859)

This match was played in Paris, France. It started in the latter half of February and continued on until the 1st week of March.

Morphy = 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7.5 Mongredien = 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5

Missing information: full dates, and other information for introduction.

Based on an original collection by User: TheFocus.

 page 1 of 1; 8 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Morphy vs A Mongredien 1-0241859Morphy - MongredienC51 Evans Gambit
2. A Mongredien vs Morphy 0-1501859Morphy - MongredienA84 Dutch
3. A Mongredien vs Morphy ½-½251859Morphy - MongredienC23 Bishop's Opening
4. A Mongredien vs Morphy 0-1261859Morphy - MongredienC33 King's Gambit Accepted
5. Morphy vs A Mongredien 1-0291859Morphy - MongredienC58 Two Knights
6. A Mongredien vs Morphy 0-1181859Morphy - MongredienC52 Evans Gambit
7. Morphy vs A Mongredien 1-0221859Morphy - MongredienC40 King's Knight Opening
8. Morphy vs A Mongredien 1-0301859Morphy - MongredienC41 Philidor Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-06-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: Dates and other information need to be researched for this match. List of possible sources: http://www.edochess.ca/matches/m420...
May-06-16  Calli: Mr Mongredien said “You must be very careful, Mr Morphy, what you say and do with regard to Staunton: he is a wily customer and will find means to back out of this match and throw the onus upon you” Frederick Edge in a letter to Daniel Fiske. http://chesshistory.com/winter/extr...
Jan-28-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Kenneth Regan concluded that Mongredien played at the level of an 1194(!!) player in this match: https://cse.buffalo.edu/~regan/pape...
Jan-28-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <FSR: Kenneth Regan concluded that Mongredien played at the level of an 1194(!!) player in this match: https://cse.buffalo.edu/~regan/pape...

Oh, c'mon, Ken.

Maybe in this game.

Mongredien vs Morphy, 1859

Jan-28-21  Z4all: A 1194-rated player drawing Morphy?!

A fairly unknown 2012 paper, presumed to be using computer evaluations only to 13-ply depth to measure player strength?!

I had a look, but don't think others really need to (unless interested in IPR/ICR history).

Anyways, why mention that paper now?

Even Regan seems to have moved on to other topics (i.e. cheating in chess):

http://www.buffalo.edu/news/experts...

Jan-28-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Dang, fida been alive in 1858, Ah woulda put up mah dukes, cuz Ah coulda taken on Morphy--iffen Mongredien was only 1194, Ida bin at least 1250 strength!

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