Tilghman, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1847  23  2400 (79) 21
1848  27  2394 (86) 0
1849  34  2388 (93) 0
1850  36  2382 (98) 0
1851  43  2376 (102) 0
1852  43  2370 (106) 0
1853  47  2364 (109) 0
1854  46  2358 (111) 0
1855  47  2351 (113) 0
1856  50  2345 (115) 0
1857  53  2339 (116) 0
1858  54  2333 (116) 0
1859  63  2327 (116) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Tilghman, Benjamin Chew  
Born: 26 Oct. 1822
Died: 3 July 1901
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 39, 358
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 426
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 6
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 26
Periodicals
   [ACMa], vol. 1, 1847, page 109
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Dec. 1859, page 383
   [CPC], vol. 10, Nov. 1849, page 345
   [CPC], vol. 11, Jan. 1850, page 15
   [NYC], 26 Nov. 1859
Web
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sarah.  [The Returning Hero]

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

Tilghman, B.C. - Hammond, G. 1847         (f)     15   -   6
Morphy, P.C. - Tilghman, B.C. 1859         (c)     1   -   1      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight


Player information updated: 14 Nov. 2015