Newham, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1847  57  2214 (136) 1
1848  50  2217 (134) 0
1849  73  2219 (131) 0
1850  72  2221 (128) 1
1851  79  2213 (128) 2
1852  77  2205 (132) 0
1853  84  2196 (136) 0
1854  82  2187 (139) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Newham, Samuel  
Born: 24 June 1796
Died: 24 Mar. 1875
 
Notes:
Sergeant gives date of death as 03-07-1875; Gaige gives date of death as 24-03-1875.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 302
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 339
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 167
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page xxxix
   Utterberg, De la Bourdonnais versus McDonnell, page 342, 346
   Walker, A Selection of Games at Chess, page 117, 280
   Williams, Souvenir of the Bristol Club, page 142
Periodicals
   [BLL], 4 Jan. 1835, page 2
   [BLL], 8 Nov. 1835, page 4
   [BLL], 16 Oct. 1836, page 4
   [BLL], 1 Jan. 1837, page 3
   [BLL], 30 Apr. 1837, page 2
   [BLL], 27 Aug. 1837, page 4
   [BLL], 10 Sep. 1837, page 1
   [BLL], 4 Oct. 1840, page 4
   [BLL], 29 Nov. 1840, page 4
   [BLL], 24 July 1842, page 3
   [BLL], 14 Dec. 1845, page 3
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 2, 27 Nov. 1841, page 77
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 110
   [ILN], vol. 18, 22 Feb. 1851, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 40, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 59, 2 Dec. 1871, page 531
   [ILN], vol. 63, 29 Nov. 1873, page 519
   [Pal], vol. 3, 15 Aug. 1838, page 277
   [Pal], vol. 1, 16 June 1842, page 313
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Original Yorkshire Chess Association]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Samuel Newham]
   Richmond, Robert.  [Notts News: The Gentlemanly World of Nottingham Chess Club], page 3
   Sericano, C.  [London Torneo Internazionale, 1851]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7

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

Newham, S. - Savile, J. 1843         (c)     3   -   0
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Newham, S. 1847         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Newham, S. 1850         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Newham, S. - Sparke, M. 1854         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

London 1851 (1)     The International Chess Tournament    
  Newham, S. - Szen, J.     0 - 2    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017