Softlaw, Harold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1898  773  1877 (117) 1
1899  775  1890 (114) 0
1900  762  1904 (110) 4
1901  788  1894 (113) 0
1902  807  1884 (116) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Softlaw, Harold Goodlake  
Born: 23 May 1878
Died: 24 Mar. 1912
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 969
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 350
Web
   Saunders, John.  [Varsity Oxford-Cambridge Match: Pen Pictures of Players]
   Tabner, Keith.  [History of Shropshire Chess: Chapter 1 - 1850 - 1929]

Tournament data

London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Tillard (1)     1 - 0    
London, England 1898 (2)     British Chess Club - United Universities Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Salmony, A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1898 (5)     26th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Hulbert, A.P.L.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1899 (2)     1st Anglo-American Universities Cable Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Cutchings, W.     1 - 0    
London, England 1899 (4)     27th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Ellis, G.E.H.     1 - 0    
Cambridge 1900     City of London - Cambridge Club Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Schwann, E.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England (?) 1900     City of London - Oxford and Cambridge University Club Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Stevens, S.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1900 (3)     28th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - George, A.H.W.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York (?) 1900     2nd Anglo-American Universities Cable Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Hunt, J.B.     1 - 0    
London, England 1902 (1)     Metropolitan Club - Universities Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Muller, Osc.C.     0 - 1    
London, England 1902 (2)     British Chess Club - Universities Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Wainwright, G.E.     0 - 1    
London, England 1902 (3)     City of London Club - Universities Match    
  Softlaw, H.G. - Trenchard, H.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022