#2 (2 pr)
#3 (2 pr)
#4 (2 pr)
Two special prizes were awarded: to best set of #2+#3+#4,
and to the greatest contributed chess curiosity. Tourney was open to residents of
except for the special prizes which were open to everyone. Problems in sets
were also entered for individual sections, except for non-Canadian contributors.
Illustrated London News:
The closing date in the first prospect was 1874-06-30.
Best set prize:
Curiosity Prize: W. A. Shinkman
White mates with a pawn in 17 moves without moving or making a piece.
Key: 1. a4
St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 4/75 (1878-08-04), p. 10, prb. 149