Blijdenstein, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  241  1908 (130) 1
1861  241  1916 (126) 1
1862  241  1931 (125) 0
1863  229  1946 (123) 0
1864  239  1961 (121) 0
1865  248  1976 (118) 0
1866  265  1991 (115) 0
1867  244  2006 (112) 0
1868  234  2021 (108) 0
1869  231  2036 (104) 0
1870  232  2051 (98) 0
1871  216  2066 (92) 0
1872  220  2081 (85) 0
1873  214  2096 (77) 13
1874  220  2091 (77) 12
1875  239  2080 (87) 0
1876  262  2070 (95) 0
1877  264  2059 (102) 0
1878  279  2048 (108) 0
1879  285  2038 (114) 0
1880  311  2027 (119) 0
1881  360  2017 (124) 0
1882  404  2006 (128) 0
1883  470  1995 (132) 0
1884  512  1985 (135) 0
1885  537  1974 (139) 0
1886  546  1964 (142) 0
1887  551  1953 (144) 0
1888  557  1943 (147) 0
1889  562  1932 (150) 0
1890  593  1921 (152) 0
1891  611  1911 (154) 0
1892  645  1900 (156) 0
1893  682  1890 (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