Selfe, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  92  2224 (126) 3
1857  96  2222 (128) 0
1858  99  2220 (130) 0
1859  104  2217 (131) 0
1860  106  2215 (132) 0
1861  108  2213 (133) 0
1862  101  2211 (134) 0
1863  101  2208 (135) 0
1864  102  2206 (135) 0
1865  98  2204 (135) 0
1866  105  2202 (135) 0
1867  105  2199 (135) 0
1868  109  2197 (135) 0
1869  106  2195 (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', and Löwenthal and Medley list him as 'Selfe, H.S.', so I presum the double 'Selfe' is correct.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 384
   Gillam, London, 1868/9, page 4
   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
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [Era], vol. 23, 8 Sep. 1861, page 6

Tournament data

London 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 1869 (1)     London Handicap Tournament (British Chess Association?)    
  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: 29 Aug. 2015