Soul, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  93  2233 (80) 6
1856  110  2208 (80) 2
1857  115  2196 (81) 1
1858  123  2189 (82) 0
1859  134  2182 (82) 1
1860  145  2172 (82) 1
1861  146  2177 (82) 0
1862  144  2181 (80) 2
1863  138  2188 (79) 3
1864  145  2184 (79) 0
1865  152  2181 (77) 2
1866  161  2182 (73) 0
1867  151  2184 (67) 0
1868  152  2186 (58) 17
1869  118  2235 (57) 3
1870  100  2266 (53) 15
1871  106  2254 (56) 5
1872  118  2244 (59) 4
1873  143  2214 (60) 0
1874  165  2183 (56) 17
1875  210  2148 (64) 2
1876  220  2123 (71) 2
1877  228  2108 (78) 2
1878  246  2101 (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