Boden, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1851  23  2457 (77) 7
1852  19  2459 (76) 0
1853  17  2460 (73) 2
1854  14  2464 (72) 0
1855  11  2468 (69) 0
1856  13  2472 (62) 8
1857  12  2515 (57) 3
1858  10  2546 (50) 31
1859  14  2526 (61) 1
1860  16  2515 (69) 0
1861  17  2504 (73) 4
1862  17  2484 (83) 0
1863  24  2463 (91) 0
1864  26  2443 (98) 0
1865  27  2423 (104) 0
1866  36  2403 (109) 0
1867  42  2383 (113) 0
1868  45  2362 (117) 0
1869  50  2342 (121) 0
1870  58  2322 (124) 0
1871  65  2302 (127) 0
1872  77  2281 (129) 0
1873  90  2261 (132) 0
1874  98  2241 (133) 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
   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 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 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 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: 30 Sept. 2018