Minchin, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  297  2018 (81) 10
1873  285  2038 (80) 0
1874  281  2058 (76) 0
1875  272  2078 (71) 0
1876  250  2097 (63) 0
1877  214  2117 (52) 10
1878  218  2118 (46) 28
1879  223  2114 (58) 0
1880  245  2110 (66) 0
1881  281  2106 (70) 0
1882  292  2101 (72) 0
1883  335  2097 (72) 0
1884  365  2093 (69) 0
1885  377  2089 (63) 8
1886  373  2083 (66) 0
1887  391  2077 (65) 1
1888  415  2065 (62) 0
1889  424  2052 (56) 13
1890  445  2054 (58) 10
1891  437  2063 (68) 1
1892  463  2064 (78) 0
1893  471  2064 (85) 1
1894  488  2062 (93) 0
1895  498  2060 (99) 0
1896  493  2058 (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