Sparke, Morton




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1854  113  1885 (111) 1
1855  129  1893 (105) 5
1856  163  1889 (106) 1
1857  173  1893 (107) 0
1858  182  1896 (108) 0
1859  209  1900 (109) 1
1860  227  1889 (111) 1
1861  237  1886 (114) 0
1862  237  1882 (117) 0
1863  233  1878 (120) 0
1864  244  1875 (122) 0
1865  275  1871 (124) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Sparke, Morton  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Chess Personalia has an 'Arthur M. Sparke' with no dates? Name gives as 'Sharke' in La Régence (Feb. 1850, v.2, p.55).
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 1, 5, 7, 39, 41
   Edgar, Liverpool Chess Club, page 69, 76, 80, 82
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 969
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
Periodicals
   [CP], vol. 3, June 1853, page 321
   [CPC], vol. 12, Sep. 1851, page 283
   [CPC], vol. 1, Apr. 1853, page 115
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1853, page 190
   [CPC], vol. 2, Jan. 1854, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 2, Nov. 1854, page 355
   [CPC], vol. 3, Jan. 1855, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 110
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [Era], vol. 19, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [Fld], 14 May 1853
   [ILN], vol. 18, 1 Feb. 1851, page 75
   [ILN], vol. 20, 6 Mar. 1852, page 195
   [LiM], 11 Dec. 1861, page 7
   [Reg], vol. 2, Feb. 1850, page 55
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Jones, Robert H.  [No 9. Carslake Winter-Wood]

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

Newham, S. - Sparke, M. 1854         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Liverpool 1855     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sparke, M. - Birch, J.A.     0.5 - 1.5    
Manchester 1855 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sparke, M. - King, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Sparke, M. - Fisher, A.G.     1 - 1    
Liverpool 1856     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sparke, M. - Duval, C.A.     0 - 1    
Manchester and Liverpool 1859     Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match    
  Sparke, M. - Cohen, S.     1 - 0    
Manchester and Liverpool 1860     Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match    
  Sparke, M. - Wood, John (1)     0 - 1    
Manchester 1865     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sparke, M. - Steinkuhler, A.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019