Blijdenstein, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  243  1913 (130) 1
1861  243  1921 (126) 1
1862  246  1936 (124) 0
1863  234  1951 (122) 0
1864  243  1966 (120) 0
1865  256  1981 (118) 0
1866  276  1997 (115) 0
1867  255  2012 (111) 0
1868  254  2027 (107) 0
1869  241  2042 (103) 0
1870  247  2058 (98) 0
1871  248  2073 (91) 0
1872  240  2088 (84) 0
1873  228  2103 (75) 13
1874  244  2097 (76) 12
1875  264  2086 (86) 0
1876  272  2075 (94) 0
1877  274  2064 (101) 0
1878  294  2054 (108) 0
1879  302  2043 (113) 0
1880  333  2032 (119) 0
1881  382  2021 (123) 0
1882  417  2011 (127) 0
1883  478  2000 (131) 0
1884  534  1989 (135) 0
1885  567  1978 (138) 0
1886  577  1968 (141) 0
1887  581  1957 (144) 0
1888  602  1946 (147) 0
1889  595  1935 (149) 0
1890  636  1924 (151) 0
1891  656  1914 (154) 0
1892  702  1903 (156) 0
1893  726  1892 (157) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Blijdenstein, Benjamin Willem  
Born: 1839
Died: 1914
 
Notes:
Peter de Jong explains in Chess Note 5416 that this Benjamin Willem Blijdenstein had a father of the same name, and a grandfather of the same name (who was known as a draughts player).
 
References
Books
   Nederlandschen Schaakbond, Nederlandschen Schaakbond, 1873, page 1
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 21, no. 1095, 18 Sep. 1859, page 15
   [Era], vol. 22, no. 1122, 25 Mar. 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1174, 24 Mar. 1861, page 6
   [Fld], 12 Sep. 1874
   [Fld], 17 Oct. 1874
   [Sis], vol. 4, no. 7, July 1870, page 204
Web
   Plomp, Adriaan.  [B.W. Blijdenstein: Bankier, filantroop en schaker]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5408. Dutch players]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5416. Dutch players]

Tournament data

London, England 1860 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Riley, S.     1 - 0    
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Lowenthal, J.J.     0 - 1          Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1861 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Saburov, P.A.     0 - 1          Saburov, P.A. gave odds of pawn and move
The Hague 1873     1st Netherland Chess Federation Tourney     9.5  /  12
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Gifford, H.W.B.     0 - 1    
Amsterdam 1874     2nd Netherland Chess Federation Tourney     8  /  12
Hilversum 1893     Hilversum Club Tournament    
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Peet, J.H.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021