Neill, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  26  2466 (55) 35
1875  22  2474 (54) 12
1876  24  2479 (61) 3
1877  28  2463 (69) 0
1878  32  2446 (74) 0
1879  38  2430 (77) 0
1880  49  2413 (78) 7
1881  57  2407 (86) 0
1882  62  2401 (92) 0
1883  72  2395 (98) 0
1884  76  2389 (102) 0
1885  80  2383 (106) 0
1886  89  2377 (109) 0
1887  94  2371 (112) 0
1888  92  2365 (114) 0
1889  93  2360 (116) 0
1890  96  2354 (118) 0
1891  107  2348 (119) 0
1892  118  2342 (119) 0
1893  120  2336 (119) 0
1894  131  2330 (119) 0
1895  134  2324 (119) 0
1896  138  2318 (118) 0
1897  136  2312 (117) 0
1898  152  2306 (115) 0
1899  161  2300 (113) 0
1900  166  2294 (111) 0
1901  178  2288 (108) 0
1902  183  2282 (104) 0
1903  199  2276 (100) 0
1904  221  2270 (95) 0
1905  238  2264 (89) 0
1906  251  2259 (82) 0
1907  271  2253 (73) 5
1908  260  2258 (71) 1
1909  245  2272 (69) 3
1910  212  2289 (69) 0
1911  207  2305 (66) 14

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Neill, Benjamin Milnes  
   Also known as: Benjamin Milnes; Rev. Benjamin Milnes Neill
Born: 13 Apr. 1853
Died: 16 Feb. 1922
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 161
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 300
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables III, page 372
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 120
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 16, 301, 370, 391, 401, 402
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 12, 79
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 58, 108
Periodicals
   [ACMa], vol. 3, no. 1, July 1899, page 17
   [BH], 26 Oct. 1872
   [BH], 15 Nov. 1873
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 36
   [DanN], vol. 4, no. 32, 15 Oct. 1873, page 8
   [HWT], 25 Oct. 1873
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1870, 12 June 1875, page 571
   [TFF], 8 Sep. 1871
   [WP], vol. 6, no. 8, 1 Dec. 1873, page 154
   [WP], vol. 6, no. 10, 1 Feb. 1874, page 200
   [WR], 25 June 1874

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

Neill, B.M. - Ware, P. 1874 (1)         (f)     8.5   -   0.5
Neill, B.M. - Ware, P. 1874 (2)         (c)     0.5   -   6.5
Neill, B.M. - Ware, P. 1874 (3)         (f)     7   -   3
Neill, B.M. - Ware, P. 1874 (4)         (f)     3.5   -   2.5
Neill, B.M. - Delmar, E. (1) 1874         (c)     2   -   0
Neill, B.M. - Hammond, G. 1874         (s)     1   -   0
Bird, H.E. - Neill, B.M. 1876         (c)     0   -   2
Mackenzie, G.H. - Neill, B.M. 1876         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Davidson, H. (1) - Neill, B.M. 1880         (f)     4   -   3

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1875     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     40  /  52
Philadelphia 1907 (3)     22nd Franklin Chess Club Championship     10.5  /  13
  Neill, B.M. - Stadelman, S.L.     1 - 2    
Philadelphia 1908 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Neill, B.M. - Shipley, W.P.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1909 (4)     24th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8.5  /  12
Philadelphia 1911 (6)     26th Franklin Club Championship     10  /  14


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021