Beardsell, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  251  2029 (92) 2
1871  233  2050 (84) 6
1872  251  2039 (81) 1
1873  260  2038 (78) 0
1874  263  2037 (73) 1
1875  273  2041 (67) 7
1876  279  2042 (64) 4
1877  272  2051 (60) 8
1878  284  2042 (59) 11
1879  278  2047 (69) 0
1880  284  2053 (75) 9
1881  313  2061 (80) 0
1882  326  2069 (82) 1
1883  351  2078 (84) 0
1884  358  2088 (84) 4
1885  387  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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 105, 128, 543, 571
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 124
Periodicals
   [BCM], Dec. 1886, page 477
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1597, 4 June 1870, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 65, no. 1836, 1874, page 427
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 3, 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, England 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, England 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, England 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Aytoun     1 - 0    
London, England 1871 (8)     Bermondsey Club - Railway Clearing House Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Knight (2)     1 - 0    
London, England 1871 (9)     Bermondsey Club - Greenwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Latter, W.P.     1.5 - 0.5    
Hull and London, England 1872     Crystal Palace Meeting: Hull-London Telegraph Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Walker, Ja.     1 - 0    
London, England 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, England 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, England 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Garraway, W.     1 - 2          Beardsell, T.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1875 (5)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Maitland     1 - 1    
London, England 1875 (6)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Healey, F.     0 - 2    
London, England 1876 (1)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Tarrant, J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1876 (2)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Maitland     0 - 1    
London, England 1876 (3)     Bermondsey Club - Alexandra Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Taylor (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 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, England 1877 (3)     Bermondsey - Shaftesbury Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Weightman     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     2  /  11
London, England 1882 (1)     Bermondsey Club - Railway Clearing House Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Tarrant, J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1882 (3)     Bermondsey Club - Woolwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Nixon (1)     1 - 0    
London, England 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.B.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020