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  1. Simultaneous blindfold exhibition at Birmingham
    The following eight games were played by Morphy in Birmingham on the afternoon of Friday, August 27, 1858, during his brief visit to the B.C.A. Congress. His opponents were perhaps chosen rather with regard to their official positions in connection with the Association than for their chess abilities alone. But they included some strong players, and Morphy's performance in winning 6 games, losing 1, and drawing 1, was a good one. It "excited the wonder and admiration of the brilliant gathering assembled from all parts of the kingdom," says Lowenthal. The performance began at 1 o'clock and ended about 6.15 p.m.
    8 games, 1858

  2. Simultaneous blindfold exhibition at London
    The following eight games wewre played on April 20, 1859, at the "aristocratic" St. George's Club - as a chess magazine of the day calls it - and show Morphy to great advantage as a blindfold player. The opposition included Barnes, the strongest adversary Morphy was ever called upon to meet in a contest of the kind, Captain Kennedy, and Worrall, whom Morphy had already come across in New Orleans. The performance lasted from 2 p.m. to 6.30, when it was necessarily ended to allow time for a banquet given in Morphy's honor by the member's of the St. George's. The final score was 5 wins and 3 draws to the single player.
    8 games, 1859

  3. Simultaneous blindfold exhibition at Paris
    The following eight games were played at the Cafe de la Regence, Paris, on September 27, 1858, during an interval in the Morphy-Harrwitz match. The performance lasted ten hours, and the first two players to surrender, Potier, and Preti, both held out to about the seventh hour. The American journalist "Malakoff", writing to the New York Times of the affair, stated that "around each of the eight boards there was a large collection of excellent chess players, who gave their advice freely." Whether or not there was really this additional handicap, the blindfold player's achievement was a splendid one; for he won 6 and drew 2 games against a powerful opposition and, moreover, made no error of real importance.
    8 games, 1858

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