Burn, Amos




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  23  2467 (65) 19
1869  27  2456 (59) 2
1870  28  2447 (47) 27
1871  24  2453 (47) 8
1872  18  2506 (45) 20
1873  10  2548 (43) 16
1874  2574 (38) 48
1875  13  2541 (39) 33
1876  12  2529 (42) 27
1877  24  2472 (48) 14
1878  32  2437 (56) 3
1879  32  2445 (63) 0
1880  29  2453 (65) 0
1881  30  2461 (64) 1
1882  29  2479 (60) 0
1883  29  2497 (51) 10
1884  16  2537 (42) 36
1885  16  2544 (42) 1
1886  2575 (29) 78
1887  14  2548 (30) 50
1888  13  2554 (32) 36
1889  2601 (29) 77
1890  2581 (47) 3
1891  10  2555 (55) 1
1892  14  2535 (58) 1
1893  16  2537 (58) 0
1894  17  2539 (52) 0
1895  18  2541 (39) 28
1896  19  2548 (43) 2
1897  10  2574 (34) 34
1898  2607 (29) 72
1899  2601 (36) 20
1900  2579 (33) 53
1901  10  2572 (44) 14
1902  13  2559 (52) 0
1903  15  2546 (53) 0
1904  17  2532 (48) 1
1905  15  2535 (33) 42
1906  13  2552 (33) 32
1907  22  2517 (37) 21
1908  27  2496 (44) 1
1909  29  2490 (40) 20
1910  28  2492 (43) 2
1911  28  2491 (34) 42
1912  31  2479 (43) 18
1913  44  2459 (61) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Burn, Amos  
Born: 31 Dec. 1848
Died: 25 Nov. 1925
 
Notes:
Golombek gives death date 25-12-1925. Gaige gives death date 25-11-1925.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 301
   Edgar, Liverpool Chess Club, page 48, 77
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 252, 301
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 76
   Forster, Amos Burn
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 104
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 59
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 51
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 260, 317, 377
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 79
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 104
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 52
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 153, 275
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 41
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Amos Burn]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]

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

Wisker, J. - Burn, A. 1871         (c)     1   -   0
Owen, J. - Burn, A. 1874         (f)     5.5   -   9.5
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (1)         (f)     3   -   0
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (2)         (f)     2   -   1      Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (3)         (f)     2   -   1      Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (4)         (f)     1   -   2      Burn, A. gave odds of a knight
Burn, A. - Owen, J. 1875         (f)     3   -   2
Burn, A. - Owen, J. 1876         (f)     10   -   4
Gunsberg, I.A. - Burn, A. 1878         (c)     2   -   0
Burn, A. - Owen, J. 1884         (c)     5   -   3
Bird, H.E. - Burn, A. 1886         (f)     9   -   9
Burn, A. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1886         (f)     5   -   5
Burn, A. - Pollock, W.H.K. 1886         (c)     5   -   0
Burn, A. - Skipworth, A.B. 1887         (f)     2   -   1
Rynd, J.A.P. - Burn, A. 1887         (c)     3   -   1
Gattie, W.M. - Burn, A. 1887         (c)     3.5   -   1.5
Burn, A. - Owen, J. 1888         (f)     3   -   5
Burn, A. - Monck, W.H.S. 1889         (c)     1   -   0
Burn, A. - von Bardeleben, C.C.A. 1895         (c)     3   -   2
Burn, A. - Bellingham, G.E.H. 1900         (f)     3.5   -   4.5

Tournament data

Liverpool 1868     Liverpool Club Tournament     18  /  19      odds player in pawn and move class
Manchester 1869     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Steinkuhler, A.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1870     Liverpool Club Tournament     10.5  /  15
London, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Lowe, E.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1870 (3)     3rd British Chess Association Challenge Cup     6  /  8
  Burn, A. - Wisker, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
Liverpool 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Werner, M.G.E.     1.5 - 0.5    
Bradford 1871     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - Watkinson, J.     1 - 1    
London, England 1871 (3)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 3    
  Burn, A. - Bartrum     2 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of a knight
  Burn, A. - de Vere, C.V.     0 - 2    
Manchester 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Werner, M.G.E.     0 - 1    
Liverpool 1872 (1)     Liverpool Club Handicap     18.5  /  21
Liverpool 1872 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Steinkuhler, A.     1 - 1    
Bristol 1873 (2)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Burn, A. - Vivian, Ms. H.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of a knight
  Burn, A. - MacDonnell, G.A.     1 - 0    
  Burn, A. - Minchin, J.I.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Bristol 1873 (4)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section B     8  /  9
Bristol and Lincoln 1873     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A/B play-offs    
  Burn, A. - Skipworth, A.B.     3 - 1    
Liverpool 1874     Liverpool Club Handicap     16.5  /  18
Birmingham 1874 (2)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     10  /  10
Birmingham 1874 (4)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap    
  Burn, A. - Warren, E.P.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Burn, A. - Rudge, Ms. M.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Burn, A. - Fisher, B.W.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Burn, A. - de Soyres, J.     1.5 - 0.5          Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Liverpool 1875     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Steinkuhler, A.     1 - 0    
Glasgow 1875 (1)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Scotland - England Match    
  Burn, A. - Fraser, G.B.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1875 (2)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Provincial Champion's Cup     9  /  11
Glasgow 1875 (3)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Burn, A. - Newham, W.L.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Burn, A. - MacDonnell, G.A.     1 - 0    
  Burn, A. - Archdall, T.H.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of a pawn for the move
Cheltenham 1876 (1)     7th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Burn, A. - Fisher, B.W.     1 - 0    
Cheltenham 1876 (3)     7th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Provincial Champion's Cup     11  /  12
Liverpool 1877 (1)     Liverpool Club Tournament     6.5  /  12
Liverpool 1877 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Wood, E.H.     2 - 0    
Manchester 1878     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Steinkuhler, A.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1881 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Steinkuhler, A.     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1883 (2)     13th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Section B     5.5  /  7
Birmingham 1883 (3)     13th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I Play-offs    
  Burn, A. - Cook, W.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1883     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Steinkuhler, A.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1884 (1)     Liverpool Club Tournament     16  /  18
Liverpool 1884 (2)     1st Rutherford Silver Cup Competition    
  Burn, A. - Rutherford, T.     1 - 0    
  Burn, A. - Mongredien, A. (2)     1 - 0    
  Burn, A. - Owen, J.     1 - 0    
  Burn, A. - Leather, R.K.     2 - 0    
  Burn, A. - Ferguson, G.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1884 (3)     2nd Rutherford Silver Cup Competition    
  Burn, A. - Owen, J.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - Young, J.W. (2)     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1885     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Hardman, R.B.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1886     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Jones, H. (1)     1 - 0    
London, England 1886 (5)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tourney     8.5  /  12
  Burn, A. - Blackburne, J.H.     0.5 - 1.5    
Nottingham 1886 (7)     Counties Chess Association - International Masters' Tournament     8  /  9
Belfast 1886 (1)     2nd Irish Chess Association Congress     6  /  8
Belfast 1886 (2)     Handicap Tournament     13  /  14
Bradford 1887 (2)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - Freeborough, E.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1887 (1)     Liverpool Club - Liverpool North End Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Sculthorpe, W.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of a knight
Frankfurt 1887 (4)     5th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     9.5  /  20
Liverpool 1887 (2)     Liverpool Club - Irish Chess Association Match    
  Burn, A. - Rynd, J.A.P.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1887 (3)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Hardman, R.B.     1 - 0    
London, England 1887 (4)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     8  /  9
  Burn, A. - Gunsberg, I.A.     2.5 - 2.5    
Liverpool 1888 (1)     Manchester and District - Liverpool and District Match    
  Burn, A. - Miniati, N.T.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1888 (2)     Liverpool Club Handicap - Winners' Group     6  /  8
  Burn, A. - Clayton, J.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of rook, pawn and move
Glasgow 1888 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Spens, W.C.     1 - 0    
Bradford 1888 (1)     British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     11.5  /  17
Manchester 1888     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Jones, H. (1)     1 - 0    
Dublin 1889 (1)     3rd Irish Chess Association Congress     7.5  /  8
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     28  /  42
Breslau 1889 (3)     6th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     11.5  /  17
Amsterdam 1889 (2)     Amsterdam International - Meisterturnier     7  /  8
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Barbier, G.E.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1889 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Mills, D.Y.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1890 (1)     Bradford - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Hall, J.E.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1890 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Mills, D.Y.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1890 (2)     Liverpool Club - Liverpool North End Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Parry, J.E.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of a knight
Glasgow 1891 (2)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Spens, W.C.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1892     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Hardman, R.B.     0 - 1    
Hastings 1895 (7)     Hastings International Congress - Master's Tournament     9.5  /  21
Liverpool 1895 (1)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Palmer, Wilf.C.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1895 (2)     Liverpool Club - Liverpool North End Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Parry, J.E.     1 - 0          Burn, A. gave odds of a knight
London, England and New York 1896     1st Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Burn, A. - Showalter, J.W.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1896     Cheshire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - Rayner, Ja.     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1897 (1)     7th Craigside Tournament     7.5  /  9
Llandudno 1897 (3)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section B     4  /  6
Liverpool 1897 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Finlayson, J.M.     1 - 0    
Berlin 1897 (7)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     10  /  17
Liverpool 1897 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Jones, H. (1)     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1898 (1)     8th Craigside Tournament     9  /  10
Llandudno 1898 (2)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section A     4  /  4
London, England 1898 (1)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Jackson, E.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1898     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - Atkinson, Wa.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1898     7th Liverpool Championship     6  /  6
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Burn, A. - Showalter, J.W.     0 - 1    
London, England 1898 (2)     British Chess Club - United Universities Match    
  Burn, A. - Gunston, W.H.     1 - 0    
Vienna 1898 (3)     Kaiser Jubiläumsturnier     20  /  36
Cologne 1898 (2)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     11.5  /  15
London, England 1898 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Jackson, E.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Llandudno 1899     9th Craigside Tournament     10  /  11
Manchester 1899     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Blake, P.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
Huddersfield 1899     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - North, W.G.     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1899 (1)     Midland Counties Chess Association Tournament     5  /  6
Birmingham 1899 (2)     Birmingham Handicap Tournament    
  Burn, A. - Chinn, W.     0 - 1          Burn, A. gave odds of rook and move
Warrington 1899     North Manchester Club - Liverpool 'Club Team' Match    
  Burn, A. - Blake, P.F.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1900 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - Harrison, G.H.     1 - 0    
Glasgow 1900     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Russell, J.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1900 (2)     Lancashire - Warwickshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - Bellingham, G.E.H.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1900     9th Liverpool Championship     5  /  7
Paris 1900     Paris International Tournament     12.5  /  19
Munich 1900 (1)     12th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     10.5  /  15
Liverpool or Manchester (?) 1900     Liverpool A Club Team - Ardwick Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Shaw, W.B.     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1901     10th Craigside Congress     4.5  /  6
Manchester 1901 (1)     Lancashire - Cheshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - Greig, E.A.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1901 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Carroll, F.C.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1901     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Burn, A. - Hall, J.E.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1901 (1)     10th Liverpool Championship     6  /  7
Liverpool 1901 (2)     Liverpool - Dublin Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Moffatt Wilson, W.     1 - 0    
Cambridge 1901     Liverpool A Club Team - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Gunston, W.H.     1 - 0    
Oxford 1901     Liverpool A Club Team - Oxford University Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Smith, F.S.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1901 (3)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Carroll, F.C.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1904     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Wallwork, C.H.     1 - 0    
Ostend 1905 (1)     Ostend Tournament     12.5  /  26
Barmen 1905 (1)     Barmen Tournament - Meisterturnier A     6  /  15
London, England 1905 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Blake, J.H.     1 - 0    
Ostend 1906 (1)     Ostend Tournament - First Stage, Section A - Section B     7  /  9
Ostend 1906 (3)     Ostend Tournament - Second Stage, Section A - Section C     3.5  /  6
Ostend 1906 (5)     Ostend Tournament - Third Stage, Section A - Section D     1.5  /  4
Ostend 1906 (7)     Ostend Tournament - Fourth Stage, Section A     2  /  3
Ostend 1906 (11)     Ostend Tournament - Fifth Stage     4  /  8
Liverpool 1906     15th Liverpool Championship    
  Burn, A. - Holmes, H.H.     1 - 0    
  Burn, A. - Thomas, W.R.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1907 (1)     9th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Burn, A. - Marshall, F.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Ostend 1907 (2)     Ostend Grandmaster Tournament     8  /  20
Manchester 1908 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Palmer, Wilf.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
Saint Petersburg 1909 (1)     Chigorin Memorial Tournament     7.5  /  19
Liverpool 1909     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Wallwork, C.H.     1 - 0    
Leicester 1910     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Wahltuch, V.L.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1910     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Wahltuch, V.L.     1 - 0    
London, England 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Yates, F.D.     0 - 1    
San Sebastian 1911 (1)     San Sebastian Master Tournament     5  /  14
London, England and New York 1911     13th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Burn, A. - Marshall, F.J.     1 - 0    
Carlsbad 1911     Carlsbad Tournament     11  /  25
Liverpool 1911     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Palmer, Wilf.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
Breslau 1912 (1)     18th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     7.5  /  17
Manchester 1912     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Burn, A. - Wallwork, C.H.     1 - 0    
Rugby 1913     City of London Club - Midland Counties Chess Union Match    
  Burn, A. - Collier, E.H.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020