Pindar, Eduard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  54  2339 (62) 10
1856  36  2386 (52) 11
1857  30  2418 (43) 49
1858  30  2438 (51) 0
1859  27  2458 (50) 2
1860  26  2467 (42) 44
1861  26  2451 (45) 25
1862  36  2417 (52) 11
1863  37  2385 (63) 0
1864  48  2353 (70) 0
1865  58  2321 (75) 3
1866  60  2311 (78) 0
1867  66  2301 (80) 0
1868  69  2291 (79) 0
1869  70  2281 (77) 0
1870  81  2271 (74) 0
1871  85  2261 (68) 0
1872  91  2251 (59) 22
1873  90  2257 (65) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Pindar, Eduard Dmitry  
   Also known as: Edward Pindar
Born: 1828
Died: 1892
 
Notes:
Forster gives his name as 'Pindar, Eduard (Dmitry)'. Gaige gives 'Pindar, Edward'. Hindle gives 'Edward Pindar' but mentions (p.7) that Pindar himself also used the name 'Dmitri'. Gaige says born c1830, died 1873+. Forster says he died 'c1895'. Hindle (p.7) gives his date of christening as 30 Aug. 1828 and (p.5) gives his age as 52 in the 1881 British Census. Together, these imply that he was born in 1828 before the 30th of August. Hindle gives suggestive evidence that he had died by 1892, but with no precise date.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 1, 7, 39, 41
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 361, 412
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 21, 967
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 331
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 204
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 25
   Hindle, Mystery of Edward Pindar
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 25, 39, 371
Periodicals
   [FLIN], 9 Feb. 1856
   [IJ], 8 Nov. 1873, page 8
   [ILN], vol. 29, 8 Nov. 1856, page 480
   [NYC], 22 Sep. 1860
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 Jan. 1872, page 152
Web
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 3655. A bombshell]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Pindar, E.D. - Kipping, J.S. 1856         (f)     4.5   -   2.5
Harrwitz, D. - Pindar, E.D. 1857         (c)     1   -   1      Harrwitz, D. gave odds of the exchange
Anderssen (offhand) - Pindar, E.D. 1857 (1)         (c)     0   -   1      Anderssen (offhand) gave odds of pawn and two moves
Anderssen (offhand) - Pindar, E.D. 1857 (2)         (c)     4.5   -   3.5      Anderssen (offhand) gave odds of pawn and move
Anderssen (offhand) - Pindar, E.D. 1857 (3)         (c)     1   -   6      Anderssen (offhand) gave odds of the exchange
Anderssen (offhand) - Pindar, E.D. 1857 (4)         (c)     3   -   1
Lowenthal, J.J. - Pindar, E.D. 1857         (c)     6   -   0      Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of pawn and move
Pindar, E.D. - Kipping, J.S. 1857 (1)         (f)     11.5   -   4.5
Pindar, E.D. - Kipping, J.S. 1857 (2)         (f)     3   -   0
Morphy, P.C. - Pindar, E.D. 1859         (c)     0   -   2      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Kolisch, I. - Pindar, E.D. 1860         (c)     1   -   2      Kolisch, I. gave odds of the exchange
Pindar, E.D. - Smith, G. (1) 1860         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
Pindar, E.D. - Kipping, J.S. 1860         (f)     11.5   -   3.5
Pindar, E.D. - Stanley, C.H. 1860         (c)     13.5   -   8.5
Pindar, E.D. - Blackburne, J.H. 1861 (1)         (f)     5   -   0
Pindar, E.D. - Blackburne, J.H. 1861 (2)         (f)     1.5   -   5.5
Blackburne, J.H. - Pindar, E.D. 1862         (f)     5.5   -   5.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Pindar, E.D. 1872         (f)     2   -   1      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Pindar, E.D. - Perrin, F. 1872         (f)     5   -   2
Pindar, E.D. - Sanger, J. 1872         (f)     5.5   -   0.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Pindar, E.D. 1872         (f)     6   -   0

Tournament data

New York 1855     New York Chess Club Championship    
  Pindar, E.D. - Perrin, A.     3 - 1          Pindar, E.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Pindar, E.D. - Mohle, A.     2.5 - 3.5          Pindar, E.D. gave odds of pawn and move
Liverpool 1856     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Pindar, E.D. - Smith, G. (1)     3.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1857 (1)     1st British Chess Association Congress    
  Pindar, E.D. - Brien, R.B.     1 - 0    
  Pindar, E.D. - Boden, S.S.     0 - 1    
Manchester and Liverpool 1860     Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match    
  Pindar, E.D. - Sinclair, J.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1861 (1)     Manchester Chess Club Tournament - 1st Class    
  Pindar, E.D. - Birch, J.A.     3 - 0    
  Pindar, E.D. - Kipping, J.S.     3.5 - 1.5    
  Pindar, E.D. - Horwitz, B.     3.5 - 1.5    
Edinburgh 1865     Dundee - Glasgow Club Match    
  Pindar, E.D. - Mitchell, W.W.     2.5 - 0.5    
Ipswich, Suffolk 1873 (1)     East Anglian Chess Tournament - Class I     5.5  /  7


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019