Sedgefield, Sedgefield




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  102  2233 (82) 28
1867  123  2205 (80) 21
1868  120  2202 (81) 9
1869  131  2175 (81) 8
1870  142  2165 (79) 16
1871  128  2175 (78) 25
1872  148  2154 (85) 1
1873  166  2140 (90) 1
1874  182  2119 (95) 1
1875  202  2103 (99) 0
1876  227  2087 (102) 1
1877  235  2066 (106) 1
1878  250  2049 (110) 0
1879  264  2031 (113) 1
1880  295  2018 (118) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Sedgefield, Sedgefield Wyatt  
Born: 1836
Died: 27 Feb. 1883
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given as 'Sedgfield', sometimes as 'Sedgefield'. The Age of 28 Mar. 1866 (p.5) has 'Ledgefield'. There was a 'Sedgefield' at Abingdon, Oxfordshire, in 1861 (see the Chess Player's Chronicle of Apr. 1861, p.101) but Sedgefield Wyatt Sedgefield was in Melbourne in Apr. 1860 (see the Argus of 5 Apr. 1860, p.6), when he was admitted to practice as an attorney in the state of Victoria.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association of Victoria, Victoria versus New South Wales 1870, page 2
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 383
Periodicals
   [Age], 28 Mar. 1866, page 5
   [Arg], 5 Apr. 1860, page 6
   [Arg], 28 Mar. 1866, page 5
   [Aus], vol. 1, 14 Apr. 1866, page 44
   [Aus], vol. 5, 12 Dec. 1868, page 12
   [CW], vol. 3, Sep. 1867, page 228
   [Era], vol. 32, 5 June 1870, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 57, 17 Sep. 1870, page 307
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [1st NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1870]

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

Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W. 1868 (1)         (f)     3   -   1
Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W. 1868 (2)         (f)     1.5   -   2.5      Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W. 1869         (f)     6   -   2      Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move

Tournament data

Melbourne 1866     Victorian Tournament    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Goldsmith, L.     4 - 3          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Stephen, W.R.     3 - 0    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Daniell     3.5 - 1.5          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of a knight
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Ellis, L.     3.5 - 4.5    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Phillips, P.D.     3 - 2          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of pawn and move
Melbourne 1867     Melbourne Club Handicap Tournament     12  /  21      odds player in the move class
Melbourne and Adelaide 1868     1st Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Mann, John     1 - 0    
Melbourne 1870 (1)     Melbourne Club Tournament    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Cottman, W.     3.5 - 0.5    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Stanley, J.S.     4 - 2    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Phillips, P.D.     1 - 4    
Sydney and Melbourne 1870     1st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Ryan, T.I.     0.5 - 0.5    
Melbourne 1871     Melbourne Club Handicap Tournament    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Heap, H. (1)     2 - 3          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Govett, E.     0 - 1          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Phillips, L.S.     2 - 1    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Runting, W.J.     2 - 1          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Black (1)     2.5 - 0.5          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of a knight
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Stephen, W.R.     2 - 1          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Burns, A.     2 - 1          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Burns, A.     2 - 1          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Sydney and Melbourne 1871     2nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Smith, R.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1872     3rd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Gibbes, F.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1873     4th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Smith, R.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1874     5th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Smith, R.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1876     6th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Ryan, T.I.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1877     7th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Lea, T.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1879     8th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Crane, W.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1880     9th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Chamier, A.F.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 10 Aug. 2018