Sedgefield, Sedgefield




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  126  2223 (77) 28
1867  142  2196 (74) 21
1868  147  2195 (76) 9
1869  159  2171 (75) 8
1870  163  2167 (73) 16
1871  152  2190 (72) 25
1872  161  2175 (77) 1
1873  170  2171 (78) 2
1874  187  2159 (78) 6
1875  210  2143 (79) 10
1876  217  2123 (86) 1
1877  237  2098 (92) 1
1878  265  2079 (98) 0
1879  286  2060 (103) 1
1880  315  2046 (108) 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], no. 3560, 28 Mar. 1866, page 5
   [Argus], no. 4311, 5 Apr. 1860, page 6
   [Argus], no. 6180, 28 Mar. 1866, page 5
   [Aus], vol. 1, no. 2, 14 Apr. 1866, page 44
   [Aus], vol. 5, no. 141, 12 Dec. 1868, page 748
   [Aus], vol. 18, no. 477, 22 May 1875, page 653
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 6, Sep. 1867, page 228
   [Era], vol. 32, no. 1654, 5 June 1870, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1613, 17 Sep. 1870, page 307
   [SyM], 19 Nov. 1870
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
Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W. 1874         (c)     3   -   1

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    
Melbourne 1873     Melbourne Club Married - Singles Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Phillips, L.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1873     4th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Smith, R.     1 - 0    
Melbourne 1874 (2)     Melbourne Club Married - Singles Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Phillips, L.S.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1874     5th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Smith, R.     0.5 - 0.5    
Melbourne 1875 (1)     Melbourne Handicap Challenge Cup Tournament    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Hodgkinson, P.C.     3 - 0          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of rook and move
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Hammond, R.K.     3 - 2          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of a knight
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Burns, A.     1 - 3    
Melbourne 1875 (2)     Melbourne Club Married - Single Match    
  Sedgefield, S.W. - Phillips, L.S.     0 - 1    
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: 22 Jul. 2022