Boden, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1851  25  2468 (77) 7
1852  17  2469 (76) 0
1853  16  2470 (74) 2
1854  12  2472 (72) 0
1855  12  2474 (69) 0
1856  12  2476 (62) 8
1857  12  2518 (57) 3
1858  10  2548 (50) 31
1859  14  2527 (61) 1
1860  16  2515 (69) 0
1861  18  2504 (73) 4
1862  20  2484 (83) 0
1863  24  2463 (91) 0
1864  26  2443 (98) 0
1865  29  2423 (104) 0
1866  40  2403 (109) 0
1867  45  2383 (113) 0
1868  48  2363 (117) 0
1869  55  2343 (121) 0
1870  61  2323 (124) 0
1871  69  2302 (127) 0
1872  77  2282 (129) 0
1873  88  2262 (132) 0
1874  102  2242 (134) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Boden, Samuel Standidge  
Born: 4 May 1826
Died: 13 Jan. 1882
 
Notes:
Not to be confused with John Thornton Boden of Settle, Yorkshire (see the Chess Player's Chronicle 1847, v.8, p.295), brother of S.S. Boden. Given as 'L.-S. Boden' in Le Palamède (1846, v.6, p.199) and as 'L.S. Boden' in Bell's Life in London (17 May 1846, p.3). I presume this is an error for S.S. Boden. Gaige gives date of birth as 04-04-1826, as does Potter in Land and Water (21 Jan. 1882); Steve Mann gives 04-05-1826, based on genealogical information.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 75
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 44
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 34
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 67
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 22
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 92
   Hindle, Mystery of Edward Pindar, page 16
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 41
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 147
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 75, 94, 185
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lxx
Periodicals
   [BLL], 17 May 1846, page 3
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 8, 22 May 1847, page 159, 163, 164
   [CPC], vol. 8, 29 May 1847, page 167
   [CPC], vol. 8, 18 Sep. 1847, page 295
   [CPC], vol. 12, Mar. 1851, page 68
   [CPC], vol. 12, Dec. 1851, page 353
   [CPC], vol. 2, Feb. 1854, page 61
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPM], vol. 2, Aug. 1864, page 242
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPM], vol. 5, 1 May 1872, page 5
   [Era], vol. 26, 31 July 1864, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 11, 3 July 1847, page 11
   [ILN], vol. 40, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [LW], 21 Jan. 1882
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [The Reverend Charles Edward Ranken and Mid-Victorian Correspondence Chess]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Samuel Standidge Boden]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sarah.  [Samuel Boden]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5007. Samuel Boden]

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

Boden, S.S. - Szen, J. 1853         (c)     1   -   1
Boden, S.S. - Owen, J. 1858 (1)         (f)     8   -   3
Boden, S.S. - Owen, J. 1858 (2)         (f)     1   -   3
Boden, S.S. - Owen, J. 1858 (3)         (f)     5   -   1
Morphy, P.C. - Boden, S.S. 1858         (c)     6.5   -   2.5
Morphy, P.C. - Boden, S.S. 1859         (c)     1   -   0
Kolisch, I. - Boden, S.S. 1861         (c)     0.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

London, England 1851 (2)     Provincial Tournament    
  Boden, S.S. - Angas, S.     2 - 0    
  Boden, S.S. - Brien, R.B.     2.5 - 1.5    
  Boden, S.S. - Ranken, C.E.     2 - 1    
London, England 1856 (2)     Ries' Divan Handicap Tournament    
  Boden, S.S. - Selfe, H.J.S.     1 - 2          Boden, S.S. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Boden, S.S. - Trelawny, J.S.     2 - 3          Boden, S.S. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Manchester 1857 (1)     1st British Chess Association Congress    
  Boden, S.S. - Soul, J.     1 - 0    
  Boden, S.S. - Pindar, E.D.     1 - 0    
  Boden, S.S. - Lowenthal, J.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1858 (2)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Minor Tournament    
  Boden, S.S. - Kipping, J.S.     1 - 0    
Bristol 1861 (1)     4th British Chess Association Congress - Grand Tournament    
  Boden, S.S. - Horwitz, B.     1 - 0    
  Boden, S.S. - Wayte, W.     1 - 0    
  Boden, S.S. - Paulsen, L.     0 - 1    
London, England 1874 (3)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Boden, S.S. - Dredge, R.     0 - 1          Boden, S.S. gave odds of a knight


Player information updated: 5 May 2020