Clarke, Robert


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  335  1795 (143) 3
1871  358  1787 (144) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Clarke, Robert  
Born: 1811
Died: 19 Feb. 1885
 
Notes:
Name given in the Illustrated London News and Westminster Papers as 'Clark'. Forster identifies him as Robert Clarke. Gaige gives birth date between 20-02-1811 and 19-02-1812.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 957
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 72
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 56, 21 May 1870, page 539
   [ILN], vol. 57, 6 Aug. 1870, page 155
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 July 1871, page 49

Tournament data

London 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Clarke, R. - Franklin, S.     1 - 2    
London 1871 (1)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 1    
  Clarke, R. - Down, W.A.     1.5 - 0.5          Clarke, R. gave odds of a knight
  Clarke, R. - Victor     0 - 2          Clarke, R. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Clarke, R. - Hunt, E.     0.5 - 0.5