The event ended in a tie for first place between Captain George H. Mackenzie and James Grundy, each of whom scored 13,5 points. Grundy, who had been accused of trying to buy a game (see pages 149 - 151) lost the play-off match 2-0. Third place went to Möhle (13 points), after whom came Sellman (12,5), Judd (11) and Delmar (9.5). Preston Ware, who was equal seventh with 1 P-QR4 and consistently answered 1 P-QR4 and consistently answered 1 P-K4 with 1 P-QR4.
In addition to all tournament games, the book includes a historical survey of the earlier congresses, as well as biographical sketches and 128 problems.