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Neumann - Rosenthal Match

Gustav Neumann8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Samuel Rosenthal3/11(+0 -5 =6)[games] Chess Event Description
Neumann - Rosenthal (1867)

Café de la Régence, Paris, France; 1867

1 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Wins —————————————————————————————————————— Neumann ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 5 Rosenthal ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 —————————————————————————————————————— Format: First player to five wins, draws not counting, is the victor. Purse: 100 francs.

"This match was played at the Café de la Régence. The victor had to have won five games, and the time was unlimited. The duration of the longest game was about four hours. M. Neumann, the victor in this match, received a prize of one hundred Francs from the Commission ." (1)

The winning purse was about £1,400/$1,700 in today's value.

(1) Congrès International des Échecs, Neumann and Rivière, Paris, 1868, p288 Ce Match a été joué au café de la Régence. Le vainquerer devait avoir gagné cinq parties, et le temps n'était pas limité. La durée de la plus longue partie a été environ de quatre heures. M. Neumann, vainqueur dans ce Match, a reçu de la Commission un prix de cent francs.

 page 1 of 1; 11 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Neumann vs S Rosenthal 1-0381867Neumann - RosenthalC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. S Rosenthal vs G Neumann 0-1361867Neumann - RosenthalC45 Scotch Game
3. G Neumann vs S Rosenthal ½-½411867Neumann - RosenthalC59 Two Knights
4. G Neumann vs S Rosenthal  ½-½391867Neumann - RosenthalC55 Two Knights Defense
5. G Neumann vs S Rosenthal  ½-½411867Neumann - RosenthalC55 Two Knights Defense
6. G Neumann vs S Rosenthal  ½-½311867Neumann - RosenthalC33 King's Gambit Accepted
7. S Rosenthal vs G Neumann ½-½481867Neumann - RosenthalC67 Ruy Lopez
8. S Rosenthal vs G Neumann 0-1451867Neumann - RosenthalB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
9. S Rosenthal vs G Neumann ½-½391867Neumann - RosenthalC45 Scotch Game
10. S Rosenthal vs G Neumann 0-1271867Neumann - RosenthalC60 Ruy Lopez
11. S Rosenthal vs G Neumann 0-1481867Neumann - RosenthalB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
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