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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
1st Michigan State Chess Association Tournament

Otho Michaelis7.5/9(+7 -1 =1)[games]
Harsen Darwin Smith7/11(+6 -3 =2)[games]
John Paul Swan3.5/8(+3 -4 =1)[games]
William D de Normandie4.5/9(+3 -3 =3)[games]
Henry Harding1/3(+1 -2 =0)[games]
William P Lilienfeld0/2(+0 -2 =0)[games]
Edwin Charles Nichols0/2(+0 -2 =0)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
1st Michigan State Chess Association Tournament (1869)

19 January 1869—23 January 1869

<Participants>
William D. de Normandie (Battle Creek)
Meyer H Desenberg, Sr (Kalamzoo)
Henry Harding (East Saginaw)
William P Lilienfeld (Kalamazoo)
Otto Michaelis (Dearborn)
Edwin Charles Nichols (Battle Creek)
Charles Wilcox Penny (Jackson)
Harsen Darwin Smith (Jackson)
Henry Harrison Swan (Detroit)
John Paul Swan (Detroit)

In the elimination matches, the first player to score two wins moved on. Draws did not count.
In the double round robin tournament, two decisive games per pairing were required. Again, draws did not count.

<Round 1, Elimination Matches> (Nichols and H. Swan had byes)

January 19 Wins Desenberg 0 0 0 Michaelis 1 1 2 January 20 Wins Lilienfeld 0 0 0 Smith 1 1 2 January 20 Wins Harding 0 1 0 1 J. Swan 1 0 1 2 January 20 Wins de Normandie 0 1 1 2 Penny 1 0 0 1

<Round 2, Elimination Matches>

January 21 Wins de Normandie 1 0 0 1 Smith 0 1 1 2 January 21 Wins Michaelis 1 1 2 Nichols 0 0 0 H. Swan forfeited to J. Swan without play.

<Round 3, Double Round Robin Tournament>

January 22 Pts Michaelis 1 1 2 J. Swan 0 0 0

<Round 4, Double Round Robin Tournament>

January 22 Pts Michaelis 0 1 1 Smith 1 0 1

<Round 5, Double Round Robin Tournament>

January 23 Pts Smith 0 1 1 J. Swan 1 0 1

<Final Cross Table>

Mic Smi Swa Pts Prizes Michaelis xxx 1 0 11 3 Gold Medal and Pin (valued $75) Smith 0 1 xxx 0 1 2 Set of Chess Men (valued $25) J. Swan 00 1 0 xxx 1

<Performance Standings>

Won Lost Drawn Rank Michaelis 7 1 1 1st Smith 6 3 1 2nd J. Swan 3 4 1 3rd de Normandie 3 3 3 4th Harding 1 2 0 5th Penny 1 2 2 6th Desenberg 0 2 0 7th-9th Lilienfeld 0 2 0 7th-9th Nichols 0 2 0 7th-9th H. Swan 0 0 0 10th

Sources:
Jackson Daily Citizen, 1869.01.20, p4
Jackson Daily Citizen, 1869.01.21, p4
Jackson Daily Citizen, 1869.01.22, p4
Jackson Daily Citizen, 1869.01.23, p4
Jackson Weekly Citizen, 1869.01.26, p5

 page 1 of 1; 9 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H D Smith vs William P Lilienfeld  1-02118691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentC40 King's Knight Opening
2. H Harding vs John Paul Swan  0-12818691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentB20 Sicilian
3. O Michaelis vs Edwin Charles Nichols  1-01618691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentC51 Evans Gambit
4. William D de Normandie vs H D Smith  0-12718691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentC55 Two Knights Defense
5. H D Smith vs William D de Normandie  1-05518691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentC50 Giuoco Piano
6. John Paul Swan vs O Michaelis  0-14218691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentA20 English
7. O Michaelis vs H D Smith  0-12618691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentC45 Scotch Game
8. H D Smith vs O Michaelis  0-13218691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentC66 Ruy Lopez
9. H D Smith vs John Paul Swan  1-01418691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentC00 French Defense
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