Oliver, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1838  17  2311 (90) 8
1839  20  2318 (82) 0
1840  20  2326 (73) 10
1841  21  2335 (61) 52
1842  25  2338 (63) 32
1843  25  2368 (63) 21

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Oliver, Benjamin Lynde  
Born: 14 Sep. 1788
Died: 18 June 1843
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 368, 377, 385
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 311
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 6
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 154
Periodicals
   [Pal], vol. 3, 15 Jan. 1843, page 14
   [ST], 16 Oct. 1859, page supp.3
Web
   Sarah.  [Benjamin Lynde Oliver]
   Sarah.  [William Schlumberger]

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

Oliver, B.L. - Picquet, A.F. 1838 (1)         (c)     3   -   1
Oliver, B.L. - Picquet, A.F. 1838 (2)         (c)     1   -   0      Oliver, B.L. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Oliver, B.L. - Picquet, A.F. 1838 (3)         (f)     2   -   1      Oliver, B.L. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Oliver, B.L. - Greene, B.D. 1840         (f)     4   -   6      Oliver, B.L. gave odds of a knight
Oliver, B.L. - Schulten, J.W. 1841 (1)         (f)     12   -   8
Oliver, B.L. - Schulten, J.W. 1841 (2)         (f)     9   -   11
Oliver, B.L. - Schulten, J.W. 1841 (3)         (c)     3   -   1
Oliver, B.L. - Vezin, C. 1841         (c)     2   -   2
Oliver, B.L. - Schulten, J.W. 1841 (4)         (c)     1   -   3
Oliver, B.L. - Russell, L. 1842         (c)     3   -   2      Oliver, B.L. gave odds of a knight
Oliver, B.L. - Kielchen, P. 1842         (c)     0   -   3      Oliver, B.L. gave odds of a rook
Oliver, B.L. - Isnard, M. 1842         (f)     15   -   12      Oliver, B.L. gave odds of a knight
Oliver, B.L. - Hammond, G. 1843         (c)     3.5   -   1.5      Oliver, B.L. gave odds of a knight
Oliver, B.L. - Rousseau, E. 1843         (c)     5.5   -   5.5
Oliver, B.L. - Vezin, C. 1843         (c)     3   -   2


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016