4th American Chess Congress; August 17-31, 1876
Philadelphia, PA


                             1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8    Score 
1. Mason, James        IRL  xx 1 10 1 1 1 11 1   10- 3
2. Judd, Max           USA  0 xx 00 10 1 11 11 11    9 - 5
3. Davidson, Harry     USA  01 11 xx 0 0 1 01 11    8- 5
4. Bird, Henry Edward  ENG  0 01 1 xx 0 11 1 1    8- 5
5. Elson, Jacob        USA  0 0 1 1 xx  10 11    8 - 6
6. Roberts, Albert     USA  0 00 0 00  xx 1 11    5- 8
7. Ware, Preston       USA  00 00 10 0 01 0 xx     4 -10
8. Barbour, LD         USA  0 00 00 0 00 00  xx    2 -12
9. Martinez, Dion M    CUB  00 --  -- -- -- -- --    1 - 3


  • Never intended to recognize the best player in America, this tournament was geared gowards attacting foreign masters, and to awarding the Governor Garland Silver Cup, as well as celebrating the American Centennial.


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