Beardsell, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  205  2029 (93) 2
1871  197  2050 (85) 6
1872  206  2039 (81) 1
1873  223  2037 (78) 0
1874  232  2035 (73) 1
1875  241  2039 (67) 7
1876  250  2040 (64) 4
1877  241  2051 (60) 8
1878  249  2041 (60) 11
1879  247  2047 (69) 0
1880  253  2052 (75) 9
1881  276  2061 (80) 0
1882  285  2070 (82) 1
1883  312  2079 (84) 0
1884  310  2088 (84) 4
1885  348  2072 (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 - Class I     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