Bussy, B.F.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  135  2192 (90) 2
1873  119  2218 (83) 0
1874  99  2244 (74) 10
1875  111  2235 (75) 7
1876  115  2228 (82) 0
1877  113  2221 (87) 0
1878  128  2215 (90) 0
1879  139  2208 (93) 0
1880  160  2201 (95) 0
1881  181  2194 (96) 0
1882  196  2188 (96) 0
1883  221  2181 (95) 0
1884  236  2174 (93) 2
1885  252  2170 (91) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bussy, B.F.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Di Felice and La Grande Storia degli Scacchi have 'Bussy'; the Westminster Papers, the Field and the Illustrated London News have both 'Bussey' and 'Bussy' at different times. Land and Water of 24 Jan. 1885 (p.86) has 'B.F. Bussey'. The Westminster Papers of 1 Jan. 1878 (p.158) has 'B.F. Bussy', which I take to be correct.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 55
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 60
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 93
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 126
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 63, 15 Nov. 1873, page 471
   [ILN], vol. 71, 10 Nov. 1877, page 462
   [ILN], vol. 71, 24 Nov. 1877, page 511
   [ILN], vol. 72, 25 May 1878, page 495
   [LW], 24 Jan. 1885, page 86
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 July 1872, page 35
   [WP], vol. 10, 1 Jan. 1878, page 158
Web
   Sericano, C.  [London handicap 1872]

Tournament data

London, England 1872 (4)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Bussy, B.F. - Minchin, C.C.     1 - 0          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of a knight
  Bussy, B.F. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1          Thorold, E. gave odds of a knight
London, England 1874 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Bussy, B.F. - Watts, J.J.     2 - 1    
  Bussy, B.F. - Coburn, H.I.     2 - 0          Coburn, H.I. gave odds of pawn and move
  Bussy, B.F. - Osborne (1)     2 - 3          Bussy, B.F. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Bussy, B.F. - Andrade, N.     1 - 0          Bussy, B.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Bussy, B.F. - Garraway, W.     2.5 - 1.5          Bussy, B.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Bussy, B.F. - Beveridge (2)     2 - 0          Bussy, B.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Bussy, B.F. - Pfahl, J.     0 - 1          Pfahl, J. gave odds of the move
London, England 1882 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - 4th Class Match    
  Bussy, B.F. - Wilson, D.H.     1 - 0          Bussy, B.F. gave odds of pawn and move
Brighton 1884 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Bussy, B.F. - Adams, E.A.     2 - 0    
London, England 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Bussy, B.F. - Butler, H.W.     1 - 1    
London, England 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Bussy, B.F. - Lewis, L.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Bussy, B.F. - Minchin, C.C.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020