Halford, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  244  1987 (73) 4
1866  237  2036 (64) 13
1867  215  2051 (66) 3
1868  204  2070 (68) 0
1869  198  2089 (66) 0
1870  192  2107 (61) 0
1871  183  2126 (52) 14
1872  185  2122 (50) 9
1873  210  2102 (49) 11
1874  236  2071 (51) 10
1875  236  2085 (57) 1
1876  225  2107 (57) 5
1877  205  2116 (57) 10
1878  237  2094 (66) 3
1879  263  2070 (73) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Halford, John  
   Also known as: John Halford, jun.
Born: 1841
Died: 26 Nov. 1881
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth between 27-11-1840 and 26-11-1841. The Chess Player's Magazine of Aug. 1864 (p.243) has 'J. Halford, Jun.' and Staunton gives 'J. Holford, jun.' in the Birmingham - Worcester Club Match of Apr. 1866. I presume these are the same person.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 159
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 9, June 1873, page 281
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 10, Aug. 1873, page 307
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 8, Aug. 1864, page 243
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1866, page 329
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 5, 1 May 1867, page 156
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 4, Aug. 1870, page 109
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 7, Feb. 1871, page 217
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 9, June 1871, page 277, 281, 284
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 2, Apr. 1867, page 67
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 7, Oct. 1867, page 252
   [Era], vol. 28, no. 1423, 31 Dec. 1865, page 14
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1717, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 47, no. 1331, 26 Aug. 1865, page 202
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1365, 14 Apr. 1866, page 371
   [ILN], vol. 58, no. 1646, 22 Apr. 1871, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1758, 10 May 1873, page 451
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1763, 14 June 1873, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1793, 3 Jan. 1874, page 23
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1905, 29 Jan. 1876, page 119
   [ILN], vol. 72, no. 2025, 20 Apr. 1878, page 375
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Malvern 1871]

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

Brown, Frank - Halford, J. 1879         (f)     7   -   5

Tournament data

Birmingham 1865     Birmingham Club Tournament    
  Halford, J. - Hill, F.S.     0 - 4    
Worcester, England 1866     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Zachary, F.D.     1 - 2    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Gillam, J.F.     1.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1866 (2)     Birmingham Club Tournament    
  Halford, J. - Smith, J.L.     4 - 1    
  Halford, J. - Earnshaw, S.W.     1 - 1    
Birmingham 1867     Birmingham - Stourbridge and Wolverhampton Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Freer, A.     1.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1871     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Fisher, B.W.     0.5 - 1.5    
Wolverhampton 1871     Wolverhampton and Stourbridge Clubs - Birmingham Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Umbers, W.C.     3 - 0    
Malvern 1871 (1)     2nd Counties Chess Association Meeting, 3rd British Chess Association Challenge Cup     4.5  /  9
Malvern 1872 (1)     3rd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     4  /  9
Worcester, England 1873     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Ranken, C.E.     0 - 1    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Fisher, B.W.     1 - 0    
Bristol 1873 (3)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A     3  /  8
Birmingham 1873 (2)     Birmingham - Stourbridge Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Baxter, W.A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1874 (1)     Birmingham - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Ranken, C.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1874 (2)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     0  /  9
Glasgow 1875 (1)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Scotland - England Match    
  Halford, J. - Jenkin, J.     0 - 1    
Stourbridge 1876     Dudley Mechanics Institute - Stourbridge Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Doughty, J.     1 - 1    
Dudley 1876     Dudley Club - Stourbridge Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Doughty, J.     2 - 0    
Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Ranken, C.E.     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1877 (1)     Counties Chess Association - 1st Class     5  /  10
Birmingham (?) 1878     Dudley and Stourbridge - Birmingham Club Match    
  Halford, J. - Hill, T.     3 - 0    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019