Blijdenstein, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  242  1911 (130) 1
1861  243  1919 (126) 1
1862  243  1934 (124) 0
1863  231  1949 (123) 0
1864  244  1964 (121) 0
1865  251  1979 (118) 0
1866  266  1994 (115) 0
1867  248  2010 (112) 0
1868  237  2025 (108) 0
1869  229  2040 (104) 0
1870  235  2055 (98) 0
1871  232  2070 (92) 0
1872  229  2085 (85) 0
1873  219  2100 (77) 13
1874  224  2095 (77) 12
1875  240  2084 (87) 0
1876  265  2074 (95) 0
1877  266  2063 (102) 0
1878  281  2052 (108) 0
1879  286  2042 (114) 0
1880  312  2031 (119) 0
1881  366  2020 (124) 0
1882  408  2010 (128) 0
1883  474  1999 (132) 0
1884  517  1988 (135) 0
1885  545  1978 (139) 0
1886  552  1967 (142) 0
1887  558  1956 (144) 0
1888  564  1946 (147) 0
1889  565  1935 (149) 0
1890  601  1924 (152) 0
1891  622  1914 (154) 0
1892  656  1903 (156) 0
1893  685  1892 (158) 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
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
   [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     10.5  /  13
  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: 23 Aug. 2019