Minchin, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  244  2018 (82) 10
1873  237  2037 (80) 0
1874  230  2056 (77) 0
1875  220  2075 (71) 0
1876  222  2094 (64) 0
1877  190  2113 (52) 10
1878  187  2115 (46) 28
1879  198  2112 (58) 0
1880  215  2108 (66) 0
1881  238  2105 (70) 0
1882  253  2102 (72) 0
1883  289  2099 (72) 0
1884  297  2096 (69) 0
1885  310  2092 (63) 8
1886  315  2088 (66) 0
1887  330  2083 (65) 1
1888  333  2073 (62) 0
1889  348  2062 (56) 13
1890  357  2067 (58) 10
1891  360  2076 (69) 1
1892  376  2077 (78) 0
1893  383  2078 (85) 1
1894  392  2076 (93) 0
1895  380  2074 (100) 0
1896  381  2072 (106) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Minchin, Charles Cherry  
   Also known as: Lt. Gen. Minchin; Gen. Minchin; Major-Gen. Minchin; Colonel Minchin
Born: 1830
Died: 2 Dec. 1899
 
Notes:
Gaige says born c1830. Sergeant says he was the brother of James Innes Minchin. Is the 'M. Minchin' listed in the Westminster Papers of 1 May 1872 (vol.5, p.5) actually 'Major Minchin'?
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 284
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 284
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 170
Periodicals
   [BDP], 30 Jan. 1893
   [ILN], vol. 71, 11 Aug. 1877, page 143
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 May 1872, page 5
Web
   Sericano, C.  [London BCA Challenge Cup 1872]

Tournament data

London 1872 (2)     4th British Chess Association Challenge Cup     0  /  7
London 1872 (4)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Minchin, C.C. - Bussy, B.F.     0 - 1          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of a knight
  Minchin, C.C. - Down, H.F.     1 - 0          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of pawn and move
  Minchin, C.C. - Baxter, C.M.     0 - 1          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of pawn and move
Birmingham 1877 (1)     Counties Chess Association - 1st Class     4.5  /  10
London 1878 (2)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     7  /  14
London 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     2.5  /  11
London 1878 (5)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Minchin, C.C. - Gunsberg, I.A.     0 - 1    
  Minchin, C.C. - Tudor, H.E.     1 - 0          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Minchin, C.C. - Martin, Wi.     1 - 0    
London 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Griffiths, E.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Chappell, W.T.     0 - 1    
Brighton 1885 (1)     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Butler, H.W.     0.5 - 1.5    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Bussy, B.F.     1 - 1    
Sussex 1885     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Butler, H.W.     1 - 1    
London 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Woon, C.J.     1 - 0    
London 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Moriau, C.     0 - 1    
London 1889 (7)     Saint George's Chess Club Championship     2.5  /  12
London 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Sugden, J.F.     0 - 1    
Cambridge 1890 (2)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     6  /  10
London 1891 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Ingoldsby, W.J.     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Lewis, C.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Anspach, F.L.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018