Soul, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  83  2235 (80) 6
1856  102  2211 (80) 2
1857  109  2200 (81) 1
1858  115  2193 (82) 0
1859  128  2187 (81) 1
1860  136  2178 (81) 1
1861  136  2184 (81) 0
1862  129  2190 (79) 2
1863  127  2197 (78) 3
1864  132  2193 (78) 0
1865  136  2189 (77) 2
1866  140  2191 (73) 0
1867  136  2193 (67) 0
1868  134  2195 (58) 17
1869  99  2245 (57) 3
1870  82  2275 (53) 15
1871  85  2262 (57) 5
1872  91  2255 (59) 4
1873  115  2227 (61) 0
1874  135  2198 (58) 15
1875  170  2160 (66) 2
1876  195  2136 (72) 2
1877  204  2121 (79) 2
1878  212  2112 (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