Minchin, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  296  2019 (81) 10
1873  283  2039 (80) 0
1874  283  2059 (76) 0
1875  274  2079 (71) 0
1876  250  2099 (63) 0
1877  212  2119 (52) 10
1878  216  2121 (46) 28
1879  218  2117 (58) 0
1880  241  2113 (66) 0
1881  277  2109 (70) 0
1882  288  2105 (72) 0
1883  326  2101 (72) 0
1884  356  2098 (69) 0
1885  369  2094 (63) 8
1886  364  2089 (66) 0
1887  381  2084 (65) 1
1888  392  2071 (62) 0
1889  415  2059 (56) 13
1890  427  2061 (58) 10
1891  425  2070 (68) 1
1892  448  2070 (78) 0
1893  460  2070 (85) 1
1894  474  2068 (93) 0
1895  483  2065 (99) 0
1896  473  2063 (105) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 88
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 197
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 170
Periodicals
   [BDP], 30 Jan. 1893
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 1987, 11 Aug. 1877, page 143
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 1, 1 May 1872, page 5
Web
   Sericano, C.  [London BCA Challenge Cup 1872]

Tournament data

London, England 1872 (2)     4th British Chess Association Challenge Cup     0  /  7
London, England 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, England 1878 (2)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     7  /  14
London, England 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     2.5  /  11
London, England 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, England 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Griffiths, E.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 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, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Woon, C.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Moriau, C.     0 - 1    
London, England 1889 (7)     Saint George's Chess Club Championship     2.5  /  12
London, England 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, England 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. (2)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Anspach, F.L.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022