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Loyd - Perrin First Match

Frederick Perrin4/6(+4 -2 =0)[games]
Thomas Loyd2/6(+2 -4 =0)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Loyd - Perrin First Match (1855)

New York Chess Club, New York, NY USA; January 1855-February 1855

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Wins ————————————————————————————— Loyd 1 1 ½ 1 0 0 1 1 5 Perrin 0 0 ½ 0 1 1 0 0 2 ————————————————————————————— Format: First to five wins, draws not counting, is the victor.

"The first game of the New-York Chess Club was recently played between two strong players. The first winner of five games wins the match."(1)

Missing Games
Games 2 and 3 are missing from this collection.

Source
(1) New York Daily Times, 1855.01.13, p2

 page 1 of 1; 6 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Perrin vs T Loyd 0-1301855Loyd - Perrin First MatchC52 Evans Gambit
2. T Loyd vs F Perrin 0-1311855Loyd - Perrin First MatchC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
3. T Loyd vs F Perrin 0-1451855Loyd - Perrin First MatchC53 Giuoco Piano
4. T Loyd vs F Perrin 1-0361855Loyd - Perrin First MatchD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. F Perrin vs T Loyd  1-0231855Loyd - Perrin First MatchC44 King's Pawn Game
6. T Loyd vs F Perrin  0-1221855Loyd - Perrin First MatchC44 King's Pawn Game
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

Kibitzer's Corner
May-18-20  offramp: Thomas Loyd was the brother of Sam. He was a friend of both Morphy and his opponent here, Perrin.

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