Soul, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  82  2232 (80) 6
1856  102  2208 (80) 2
1857  108  2197 (81) 1
1858  109  2191 (82) 0
1859  119  2185 (81) 1
1860  125  2177 (81) 1
1861  128  2183 (81) 0
1862  120  2189 (79) 2
1863  116  2196 (78) 3
1864  120  2193 (78) 0
1865  120  2189 (77) 2
1866  129  2192 (73) 0
1867  129  2194 (67) 0
1868  128  2196 (58) 17
1869  93  2245 (57) 3
1870  78  2275 (53) 15
1871  85  2262 (57) 5
1872  90  2254 (59) 4
1873  112  2226 (61) 0
1874  123  2197 (58) 15
1875  159  2159 (66) 2
1876  186  2135 (72) 2
1877  184  2120 (79) 2
1878  195  2111 (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
   [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: 10 Aug. 2018