de Vere, Cecil




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  2618 (44) 33
1867  10  2585 (40) 40
1868  10  2571 (46) 1
1869  11  2562 (42) 18
1870  11  2548 (42) 14
1871  2561 (42) 21
1872  11  2544 (44) 20
1873  12  2540 (51) 0
1874  12  2537 (51) 23

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: de Vere, Cecil Valentine  
   Also known as: Valentine John Cecil De Vere Mathews; Cecil Valentine Brown
Born: 14 Feb. 1846
Died: 9 Feb. 1875
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper has birth 14-02-1846; Gaige has birth 14-02-1845. Hooper and Whyld give birth year 1845 in their 1st edition, but '1845?' in their 2nd edition, giving a quote by Löwenthal indicating that he might have been born in 1848. Steve Mann gives a definite 14-02-1846 from the birth certificate. Harding gives date of death as 8-02-1875; Gaige gives 9-02-1875.
 
References
Books
   Féry d'Esclands, Congrès des Échecs 1867, page lxii
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 295
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 98
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 39, 958
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 444
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 85
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 176, 370
   Hindle and Jones, English Morphy?
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 90
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 107
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 124, 167
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 109
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 24, 22 Dec. 1861, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 39, 28 Dec. 1861, page 665
   [ILN], vol. 66, 20 Feb. 1875, page 187
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 July 1867, page 147
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [A History of the City of London Chess Magazine (Part 2)]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Cecil Valentine De Vere]
   Sarah.  [Joseph Henry Blackburne]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Steinitz, W. - de Vere, C.V. 1866         (f)     4   -   8      Steinitz, W. gave odds of pawn and move
de Vere, C.V. - Burden, F. 1867         (f)     6   -   1
de Vere, C.V. - Zukertort, J.H. 1874         (c)     1   -   2

Tournament data

London and Bristol 1866     St. George's Club - Bristol and Bath Clubs Telegraphic Match    
  de Vere, C.V. - Thorold, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1866 (1)     1st British Chess Association Challenge Cup     9  /  9
Redcar 1866 (1)     North Yorkshire and Durham Chess Association - 1st Class Tournament     6  /  7
London 1866 (2)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  de Vere, C.V. - Steinitz, W.     1 - 3    
Paris 1867 (1)     International Chess Congress - Grand Tournament     12.5  /  22
Dundee 1867 (1)     Dundee Tournament     6.5  /  9
  de Vere, C.V. - MacDonnell, G.A.     1 - 1    
London and Bristol 1868     Westminster - Bristol Telegraph Match    
  de Vere, C.V. - Kennedy, H.A.     1 - 0    
London 1869 (1)     London Handicap Tournament (British Chess Association?)    
  de Vere, C.V. - Franklin, W.L.     0 - 1          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  de Vere, C.V. - Blackburne, J.H.     0 - 1    
London 1869 (2)     Glowworm Prize Tournament    
  de Vere, C.V. - Wormald, R.B.     1 - 0    
  de Vere, C.V. - Hampton, J.W.     1 - 0    
  de Vere, C.V. - MacDonnell, G.A.     0.5 - 1.5    
London 1869 (3)     2nd British Chess Association Challenge Cup     9.5  /  12
  de Vere, C.V. - Blackburne, J.H.     0 - 1    
Baden-Baden 1870     Baden-Baden Tournament     4.5  /  14
London 1871 (3)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 3    
  de Vere, C.V. - Fenton, R.H.F.     2 - 1          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Vere, C.V. - Burn, A.     2 - 0    
  de Vere, C.V. - Watts, J.J.     2 - 1          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  de Vere, C.V. - Harper, T.     2 - 1          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1871 (4)     City of London Club Handicap - Final Pool     5  /  10
London 1872 (1)     City of London Club Handicap    
  de Vere, C.V. - Marks, M.     1 - 0          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Vere, C.V. - Ormsby, H.M.     0 - 1          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of a knight
London 1872 (2)     4th British Chess Association Challenge Cup     6.5  /  8
  de Vere, C.V. - Wisker, J.     0 - 1    
London 1872 (3)     British Chess Association Grand Tourney     4.5  /  8
  de Vere, C.V. - MacDonnell, G.A.     0 - 1    
London 1874 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  de Vere, C.V. - Bird, H.E.     2 - 1    
  de Vere, C.V. - Stevens, S.J.     2.5 - 1.5          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  de Vere, C.V. - Morris (1)     2 - 0          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of a knight
  de Vere, C.V. - Zappert     3 - 1          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of a knight
  de Vere, C.V. - Zukertort, J.H.     1 - 2    
  de Vere, C.V. - Sothers     1 - 2          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of a knight
London 1874 (3)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  de Vere, C.V. - Powell, T.     1 - 0          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of a knight


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017