Soul, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  93  2229 (80) 6
1856  110  2204 (80) 2
1857  115  2192 (81) 1
1858  123  2185 (82) 0
1859  136  2178 (82) 1
1860  145  2168 (82) 1
1861  148  2173 (82) 0
1862  145  2177 (80) 2
1863  140  2184 (79) 3
1864  146  2180 (79) 0
1865  152  2177 (77) 2
1866  162  2178 (73) 0
1867  153  2180 (67) 0
1868  159  2182 (58) 17
1869  121  2231 (57) 3
1870  100  2262 (53) 15
1871  108  2249 (56) 5
1872  120  2240 (59) 4
1873  147  2209 (60) 0
1874  172  2178 (56) 17
1875  212  2143 (65) 2
1876  228  2119 (71) 2
1877  230  2103 (78) 2
1878  250  2095 (85) 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, no. 5, May 1855, page 176
   [Era], vol. 20, no. 1021, 18 Apr. 1858, page 7
   [Fld], 29 July 1854
   [ILN], vol. 22, no. 629, 25 June 1853, page 515
   [LiM], vol. 47, no. 3018, 7 Aug. 1857, page 12
   [LiM], no. 7230, 27 Mar. 1871, page 6
   [Reg], vol. 2, no. 3, 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
Manchester 1874 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Soul, J. - Steinkuhler, A.     1 - 1    
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 Dec. 2021