Benbow, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  157  2179 (102) 7
1872  159  2179 (97) 0
1873  165  2180 (91) 4
1874  173  2173 (90) 3
1875  185  2167 (95) 0
1876  178  2162 (98) 0
1877  181  2156 (102) 0
1878  188  2151 (104) 0
1879  194  2145 (106) 0
1880  216  2140 (107) 0
1881  244  2134 (107) 0
1882  262  2128 (107) 0
1883  297  2123 (107) 0
1884  331  2117 (106) 0
1885  340  2112 (104) 0
1886  342  2106 (102) 0
1887  361  2100 (99) 2
1888  375  2088 (99) 0
1889  384  2075 (98) 5
1890  424  2067 (106) 0
1891  447  2058 (112) 0
1892  489  2050 (118) 0
1893  509  2042 (123) 0
1894  545  2034 (128) 0
1895  550  2026 (132) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Benbow, Charles William  
Born: 13 Feb. 1842
Died: 9 Mar. 1908
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 110
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 31
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 3, Apr. 1875, page 96
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 4, Aug. 1872, page 102
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 6, Dec. 1872, page 177
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 9, June 1873, page 281
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 64ii
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 5, Nov. 1863, page 145
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 7, June 1869, page 204
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 8, Apr. 1871, page 251
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 9, June 1871, page 281, 284
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1871, page 377
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 68, Nov. 1875, page 530
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1732, 3 Dec. 1871, page 4
   [ESO], no. 21393, 22 Apr. 1933, page 21
   [Fld], 3 Apr. 1875
   [HoCM], vol. 1, no. 2, 28 Feb. 1865, page 32
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1758, 10 May 1873, page 451
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1793, 3 Jan. 1874, page 23
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1813, 23 May 1874, page 499
   [MCR], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1874, page 216
   [MDR], 8 May 1874
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Pierce Brothers and the English Mechanic], page 10

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

von der Lasa, T. - Benbow, C.W. 1887         (c)     1   -   1

Tournament data

Birmingham 1871     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Benbow, C.W. - Binns, E.W.     3 - 1    
Wolverhampton 1871     Wolverhampton and Stourbridge Clubs - Birmingham Club Match    
  Benbow, C.W. - Baxter, W.A.     3 - 0    
Worcester, England 1873     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Benbow, C.W. - Eld, F.J.     2 - 0    
Birmingham 1873 (2)     Birmingham - Stourbridge Club Match    
  Benbow, C.W. - Moore, S. (1)     0 - 2    
Birmingham 1874 (1)     Birmingham - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Benbow, C.W. - Fisher, B.W.     1 - 2    
Christchurch 1889     2nd New Zealand Championship     3  /  5
Wellington and Auckland 1895     Wellington - Auckland Telegraphic Match    
  Benbow, C.W. - Wood, Jos.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022