Bodé, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  110  2051 (129) 2
1856  125  2056 (128) 0
1857  132  2062 (126) 0
1858  137  2067 (124) 0
1859  148  2073 (122) 0
1860  153  2078 (120) 0
1861  158  2084 (117) 0
1862  151  2089 (114) 0
1863  143  2095 (110) 0
1864  144  2100 (106) 0
1865  144  2106 (101) 1
1866  166  2102 (98) 0
1867  164  2098 (94) 0
1868  163  2095 (88) 0
1869  165  2091 (82) 3
1870  165  2105 (80) 0
1871  156  2119 (76) 5
1872  152  2127 (78) 0
1873  154  2134 (79) 0
1874  154  2142 (77) 13
1875  173  2117 (86) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bodé, Charles H.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Forster has name listed as 'Bodé, [Adolphe]', so first name not certain. A correspondence game of 'C.H. Bode' appears in the Chess Player's Chronicle of 1853 (p.266), with no indication of his location, but, according to Tim Harding, 'C.H. Bode' appears in the list of annual subscribers to the Chess Association as a member of the Manchester Club. Bodé was in the Manchester Chess Club at least from 1853 to 1871. I am guessing that he is also the 'Bode' or 'Bodé' who played at the City of London Club in 1874 and 1875. This seems likely, as 'C.H. Bodé' is listed as a participant at Wiesbaden in 1880, saying that he was 'a former resident of London'. His first name 'Charles' comes from genealogical and census research by Tim Harding. That research suggests the possibility that this was Charles Henry Christian Adolph Bode, but this identification is not certain.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5, 40
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 955
Periodicals
   [CML], vol. 1, Aug. 1880, page 354
   [CP], vol. 3, June 1853, page 319
   [CPC], vol. 13, Sep. 1852, page 266
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1853, page 180
   [CPC], vol. 3, May 1855, page 176
   [Era], vol. 16, 12 Mar. 1854, page 5
   [Era], vol. 18, 4 May 1856, page 14
   [HoCM], vol. 1, 28 Feb. 1865, page 29
   [ILN], vol. 22, 21 May 1853, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 28, 3 May 1856, page 483
   [ILN], vol. 55, 4 Dec. 1869, page 578
   [ILN], vol. 58, 8 Apr. 1871, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 65, 18 July 1874, page 67
   [ILN], vol. 66, 24 Apr. 1875, page 403
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

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

Steinitz, W. - Bode, C.H. 1874         (f)     9.5   -   3.5      Steinitz, W. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

Liverpool 1855     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Bode, C.H. - Gruning, L.     2 - 0    
Manchester 1855 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Bode, C.H. - Sinclair, J.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1865     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Bode, C.H. - Wellington, S.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1869     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Bode, C.H. - Soul, J.     0 - 3    
Liverpool 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Bode, C.H. - Dufresne, G.     1 - 2    
Manchester 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Bode, C.H. - Kidson, H.E.     1 - 1    
London 1875 (3)     City of London Club - Brixton Endeavour Club Match    
  Bode, C.H. - Peyer, V.C.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017