Meredith, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  218  2114 (78) 5
1874  250  2095 (72) 3
1875  260  2093 (68) 3
1876  281  2077 (64) 7
1877  288  2058 (66) 3
1878  304  2044 (69) 0
1879  315  2030 (70) 2
1880  329  2036 (70) 0
1881  361  2041 (67) 3
1882  363  2048 (65) 6
1883  438  2031 (67) 1
1884  518  2001 (68) 5
1885  538  1991 (74) 0
1886  546  1981 (78) 3
1887  536  1986 (85) 0
1888  537  1991 (91) 0
1889  517  1995 (96) 0
1890  535  2000 (100) 0
1891  537  2004 (103) 0
1892  557  2009 (105) 0
1893  562  2014 (107) 1
1894  582  2006 (111) 0
1895  597  1998 (114) 0
1896  597  1990 (116) 0
1897  617  1982 (118) 0
1898  650  1974 (120) 0
1899  669  1966 (121) 1
1900  699  1946 (125) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Meredith, Samuel Redhead  
Born: 5 May 1850
Died: 3 Oct. 1926
 
Notes:
Harding says age 20 in Oct. 1870, so born Oct. 1849 - Oct. 1850. The Field of 1 Apr. 1876 has 'R. Meredith'.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 965
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 201, 202, 239
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 294, 344
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, no. 12, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 2, Apr. 1872, page 58
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 12, Dec. 1873, page 377
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 57
   [Fld], 3 June 1765
   [Fld], 4 Apr. 1874
   [Fld], 1 Apr. 1876
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1804, 21 Mar. 1874, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1916, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
   [WP], vol. 7, no. 12, 1 Apr. 1875, page 237
   [WP], vol. 9, no. 2, 1 June 1876, page 26
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Oxford-Cambridge University Match], page 6
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Samuel Redhead Meredith]
   Saunders, John.  [Varsity Oxford-Cambridge Match: Pen Pictures of Players]

Tournament data

London, England 1873 (1)     1st Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Keynes, J.N.     1 - 1    
Oxford 1873     Bristol and Clifton Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Boorne, C.     3 - 0    
London, England 1874 (3)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Ogden, C.B.     1 - 2    
London, England 1875 (6)     3rd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Ball, W.W.R.     2 - 1    
London, England 1876 (7)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - May, T.H.D.     3 - 0    
Halifax 1876 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 1st Class Tournament    
  Meredith, S.R. - Francis, E.     0 - 1    
Birmingham 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Avery, T.     1 - 2    
Leeds 1877     Leeds - Bradford Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Onions, G.F.     2 - 1    
Leeds 1879     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Heap, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
Manchester 1879     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Smith, J. (1)     0 - 1    
Leeds 1881 (1)     Wakefield - Leeds Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Fawcett, J.A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1881 (1)     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Schiffmann, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
Leeds 1882 (4)     Leeds - Hull Church Institute Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Farrow, G.W.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1882 (5)     Leeds - Bradford Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Cassel, H.     1.5 - 0.5    
Leeds 1882 (6)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Hanson, C.     1 - 1    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Boyer, R.C.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1884 (1)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Bland, W.R.     1 - 1    
Bradford 1884 (2)     Leeds - Bradford Club Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Petty, J.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Green, R.F.     0 - 2    
Bradford 1886 (2)     Leeds - Bradford Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Knapton, C.D.     0 - 1    
Sheffield 1886 (1)     Sheffield and District - Leeds Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Rossell, H.A.     1 - 1    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Howell, P.     1 - 0    
Huddersfield 1899     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Coates, C.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1900 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Meredith, S.R. - Carroll, F.C.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2023