Danbury News (Conn.), 1877 (1st Tourney)

Incompletely known.
 
R:
#2-3 (2 pr.)
 
Usual motto requirements. Prizes were awarded for best #2 problem, and best #3 problem.
 
J:
G. H. Mackenzie
 
C:
1877-10-01 (during the months of August and September)
 
A:
pr #2: C. A. Gilberg (Motto: Esperanza)
pr #3: C. A. Gilberg
 
S:
Hartford Weekly Times:
62/3165 (1877-08-02), p. 1: reprint of announcement
 
Scientific American Supplement:
5/112 (1878-02-23), p. 1788: tourney info; Gilberg's problems
 
N:

Separate prizes was also awarded for the best game and the most brilliant game contributed during Aug.-Oct., 1877.

The earliest known reprint of both problems together is currently the one cited above. Earlier reprints of single problems are known (see YACPDB), and have been examined for traces of the missing problems

Todo:

Find and consult Danbury News for additional information. (Not sure what the source of the #2 motto is ...)

Prizes

Prize: Best #2: C. A. Gilberg

#2

Prize: Best #3: C. A. Gilberg

#3