Down, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  247  2016 (87) 1
1871  237  2033 (77) 5
1872  233  2045 (71) 10
1873  239  2038 (77) 0
1874  246  2031 (81) 7
1875  268  2017 (89) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Down, Henry Francis  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Chess Player's Magazine of Mar. 1867 (p.72) has 'H.J. Down' in error.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 60, 958
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 371
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 122
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 3, Mar. 1867, page 72
   [Era], vol. 28, 25 Mar. 1866, page 6
   [Era], vol. 33, 22 Jan. 1871, page 4
   [Era], vol. 33, 18 June 1871, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 56, 19 Mar. 1870, page 307
   [ILN], vol. 56, 21 May 1870, page 539
   [ILN], vol. 66, 20 Feb. 1875, page 187
   [ILN], vol. 68, 26 Feb. 1876, page 215
   [ILN], vol. 70, 24 Feb. 1877, page 191
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Jan. 1871, page 139
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Feb. 1871, page 158
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 Aug. 1872, page 55
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The London-Vienna Correspondence Match (Part 1)], page 6
   Harding, Tim.  [Queens of Chess: Not Deadlier than the Male?], page 3
   Sarah.  [der Schwarze Tod]
   Sarah.  [Miss Nellie Down and the Devil]

Tournament data

London, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Down, H.F. - Ormond, R.     0 - 1    
London, England 1871 (3)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 3    
London, England 1871 (5)     City of London Club Handicap - Consolation Tournament    
  Down, H.F. - Chambers (1)     1.5 - 0.5          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Rudderforth     1 - 2    
London, England 1872 (1)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Down, H.F. - Zappert     2 - 1          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Mundell, W.H.A.     1 - 0          Mundell, W.H.A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Potter, W.N.     0 - 1          Potter, W.N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1872 (4)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Down, H.F. - Eschwege, H.     0 - 1    
  Down, H.F. - Minchin, C.C.     0 - 1          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1872 (5)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Down, H.F. - Burrell, O.     1 - 0          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Watts, J.J.     1 - 0    
  Down, H.F. - de Soyres, J.     0 - 1          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1874 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Down, H.F. - Connford     2.5 - 1.5          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Sothers     1 - 2          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Down, H.F. - Smith, E.     2 - 1          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Down, H.F. - Zukertort, J.H.     0 - 2          Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves


Player information updated: 16 Dec. 2018