Selfe, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  97  2231 (126) 3
1857  103  2228 (128) 0
1858  106  2226 (129) 0
1859  118  2223 (131) 0
1860  123  2221 (132) 0
1861  124  2218 (133) 0
1862  121  2216 (134) 0
1863  119  2213 (135) 0
1864  126  2211 (135) 0
1865  120  2208 (135) 0
1866  132  2206 (135) 0
1867  133  2203 (135) 0
1868  133  2201 (135) 0
1869  125  2199 (134) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Selfe, Henry James Selfe  
   Also known as: Henry James Selfe Page; H.S. Selfe
Born: 15 Nov. 1810
Died: 6 Sep. 1870
 
Notes:
Gaige lists him as 'Selfe, Henry James Selfe', the Westminster Papers of 1 Oct. 1870 (vol.3, p.100) gives 'Henry Self Selfe' and Löwenthal and Medley list him as 'Selfe, H.S.', so the double 'Selfe' is correct.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 384
   Gillam, London, 1868/9, page 4
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 60, 580
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 9
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton, page 141
Periodicals
   [BLL], 14 Sep. 1870, page 4
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Feb. 1869, page 154
   [CW], vol. 4, Dec. 1868, page 344
   [Era], vol. 23, 8 Sep. 1861, page 6
   [WP], vol. 1, July 1868, page 48
   [WP], vol. 2, 1 Feb. 1870, page 153
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Oct. 1870, page 100

Tournament data

London, England 1856 (2)     Ries' Divan Handicap Tournament    
  Selfe, H.J.S. - Boden, S.S.     2 - 1          Boden, S.S. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1869 (1)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Selfe, H.J.S. - Blackburne, J.H.     1 - 0          Blackburne, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Selfe, H.J.S. - Haggard, H.D.     0 - 1          Selfe, H.J.S. gave odds of pawn and move


Player information updated: 5 May 2020