Sedgefield, Sedgefield




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  121  2188 (86) 28
1867  136  2167 (84) 21
1868  126  2173 (86) 9
1869  136  2152 (89) 8
1870  146  2144 (93) 1
1871  140  2141 (96) 1
1872  150  2131 (99) 1
1873  163  2127 (101) 1
1874  176  2116 (104) 1
1875  185  2108 (107) 0
1876  200  2100 (110) 1
1877  213  2087 (113) 1
1878  233  2072 (117) 0
1879  244  2057 (119) 1
1880  258  2046 (124) 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, J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1870     1st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Ryan, T.I.     0.5 - 0.5    
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: 16 May 2018