Tinsley, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  131  2286 (86) 1
1887  116  2313 (78) 0
1888  99  2339 (68) 1
1889  76  2382 (56) 0
1890  56  2426 (38) 37
1891  64  2413 (39) 28
1892  61  2411 (49) 0
1893  57  2410 (50) 5
1894  59  2401 (52) 0
1895  65  2392 (45) 21
1896  84  2370 (53) 2
1897  86  2353 (58) 0
1898  97  2337 (57) 0
1899  115  2321 (51) 27

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Tinsley, Samuel  
   Also known as: Old Sam
Born: 13 Jan. 1847
Died: 26 Feb. 1903
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 294
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 98
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 438, 970
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 426
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 424
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 14, 241
   Winter, Chess Explorations, page 272
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 227
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [It's all Down in Black and White], page 4
   Sarah.  [Hastings 1895]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 3799. Najdorf and Tinsley]

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

Tinsley, S. - Muller, Osc.C. 1891         (f)     8.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

London 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Tinsley, S. - Minchin, J.I.     0 - 1    
London 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Tinsley, S. - Warner, J.H.     0 - 1    
London 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     13  /  18
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     11  /  19
London 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Winter     5.5  /  9
London 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     3  /  9
London 1893 (1)     Black and White Tourney     3  /  5
Hastings 1895 (7)     Hastings International Congress - Master's Tournament     7.5  /  21
London and New York 1896     1st Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Tinsley, S. - Barry, J.F.     0 - 1    
London 1896 (4)     Divan Chess Association - City of London Club Match    
  Tinsley, S. - Ballard, W.R.     1 - 0    
London 1899 (3)     London Major Tournament     6  /  27


Player information updated: 31 Dec. 2014