Soul, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  83  2233 (80) 6
1856  103  2208 (80) 2
1857  114  2197 (81) 1
1858  118  2191 (82) 0
1859  131  2184 (81) 1
1860  140  2176 (81) 1
1861  140  2182 (81) 0
1862  131  2187 (79) 2
1863  128  2194 (78) 3
1864  132  2190 (78) 0
1865  136  2187 (77) 2
1866  141  2189 (73) 0
1867  138  2191 (67) 0
1868  136  2193 (58) 17
1869  101  2242 (57) 3
1870  83  2272 (53) 15
1871  87  2259 (57) 5
1872  95  2252 (59) 4
1873  117  2223 (61) 0
1874  137  2195 (58) 15
1875  171  2157 (66) 2
1876  197  2132 (72) 2
1877  207  2117 (79) 2
1878  216  2108 (86) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Soul, John  
Born:
Died: Apr. 1881
 
Notes:
Sergeant (p.153) has 'John Saul', as does the 18 Apr. 1858 issue of the Era (p.7).
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 232
   Edgar, Liverpool Chess Club, page 69, 77, 78
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 18, 151, 925, 969
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 261, 377
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 153
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, May 1855, page 176
   [Era], vol. 20, 18 Apr. 1858, page 7
   [Fld], 29 July 1854
   [ILN], vol. 22, 25 June 1853, page 515
   [LiM], vol. 47, 7 Aug. 1857, page 12
   [LiM], 27 Mar. 1871, page 6
   [Reg], vol. 2, Mar. 1850, page 86
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Sericano, C.  [Manchester, 1857]

Tournament data

Liverpool 1855     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Kipping, J.S.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1855 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Kipping, J.S.     2.5 - 1.5    
Liverpool 1856     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Kipping, J.S.     0 - 2    
Manchester 1857 (1)     1st British Chess Association Congress    
  Soul, J. - Boden, S.S.     0 - 1    
Manchester and Liverpool 1859     Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match    
  Soul, J. - Kipping, J.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester and Liverpool 1860     Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match    
  Soul, J. - Gregson, R.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1862 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Birch, J.A.     1.5 - 0.5    
Liverpool 1863     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Gregson, R.     2.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1865     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Szarbinowski     1.5 - 0.5    
Liverpool 1868     Liverpool Club Tournament     5  /  17
Manchester 1869     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Bode, C.H.     3 - 0    
Liverpool 1870     Liverpool Club Tournament     11  /  15
Liverpool 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Grube, T.     0.5 - 1.5    
Bradford 1871     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Soul, J. - Werner, M.G.E.     2 - 0    
Manchester 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Steinkuhler, A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Liverpool 1872 (1)     Liverpool Club Handicap     2  /  2
Liverpool 1872 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Gazale, H.     1 - 1    
Liverpool 1874     Liverpool Club Handicap     8  /  15      odds player in pawn and move class
Liverpool 1875     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Grube, T.     0.5 - 1.5    
Manchester or Liverpool (?) 1876     Manchester Athenaeum - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Goulden, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
Liverpool 1877 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Jones, H. (1)     0 - 2    
Manchester 1878     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Boyer, R.C.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019