Beardsell, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  201  2028 (93) 2
1871  197  2050 (85) 6
1872  207  2038 (81) 1
1873  221  2036 (78) 0
1874  232  2035 (73) 1
1875  239  2038 (67) 7
1876  251  2039 (64) 4
1877  240  2050 (60) 8
1878  248  2040 (60) 11
1879  245  2045 (69) 0
1880  252  2051 (75) 9
1881  274  2060 (80) 0
1882  283  2069 (82) 1
1883  309  2078 (84) 0
1884  308  2088 (84) 4
1885  347  2071 (92) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Beardsell, Thomas John  
   Also known as: Beardsall
Born: 1841
Died: 30 Oct. 1886
 
Notes:
Full name from correspondence from Tim Harding, who also gives birth year as 1841 or 1842 and date of death as 30 Oct. 1886 (from the Dec. 1886 British Chess Magazine, pp.477-478). Richard Forster (Amos Burn, p.954) has 'Beardsell [Beardsall], T.N.'. Sergeant has 'Beardsall'.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 954
   Harding, Doctoral thesis, page 153
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 124
Periodicals
   [BCM], Dec. 1886, page 477
   [ILN], vol. 56, 4 June 1870, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 65, 1874, page 427
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 July 1871, page 48

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

Blackburne, J.H. - Beardsell, T.J. 1877         (f)     4.5   -   2.5      Blackburne, J.H. gave odds of a knight
Geary, W. - Beardsell, T.J. 1880         (f)     5   -   4

Tournament data

London 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Elam, C.     0 - 1    
Greenwich 1870     Bermondsey Club - Greenwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Latter, W.P.     0 - 2    
Greenwich 1871     Bermondsey Club - Greenwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Morris (1)     2 - 0    
London 1871 (2)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 2    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Brand, B.     2 - 0          Beardsell, T.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Beardsell, T.J. - Potter, W.N.     0 - 2          Potter, W.N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Aytoun     1 - 0    
London 1871 (8)     Bermondsey Club - Railway Clearing House Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Knight (2)     1 - 0    
London 1871 (9)     Bermondsey Club - Greenwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Latter, W.P.     1.5 - 0.5    
London 1872 (5)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Mellor, W. (2)     0 - 1          Beardsell, T.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1874 (3)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Zukertort, J.H.     0 - 1          Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of a knight
London 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Garraway     1 - 2          Beardsell, T.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1875 (5)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Maitland     1 - 1    
London 1875 (6)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Healey, F.     0 - 2    
London 1876 (1)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Tarrant, J.     1 - 0    
London 1876 (2)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Maitland     0 - 1    
London 1876 (3)     Bermondsey Club - Alexandra Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Taylor (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1876 (10)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Potter, W.N.     0 - 1          Potter, W.N. gave odds of a knight
London 1877 (3)     Bermondsey - Shaftesbury Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Weightman     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting     2  /  11
London 1882 (1)     Bermondsey Club - Railway Clearing House Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Tarrant, J.     1 - 0    
London 1882 (3)     Bermondsey Club - Woolwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Nixon (1)     1 - 0    
London 1884 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Pierce, W.T.     1 - 1    
Brighton 1884 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Pierce, W.T.     2 - 0    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Butler, H.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 24 May 2014