Staunton, Howard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1838  2506 (88) 3
1839  10  2538 (81) 2
1840  2573 (72) 0
1841  2609 (60) 52
1842  2633 (54) 5
1843  2647 (44) 88
1844  2673 (48) 11
1845  2684 (47) 14
1846  2665 (43) 54
1847  2630 (50) 8
1848  2611 (52) 7
1849  2626 (51) 10
1850  2605 (50) 2
1851  2602 (41) 41
1852  2647 (45) 17
1853  2659 (45) 40
1854  2640 (54) 2
1855  2635 (57) 5
1856  2645 (63) 12
1857  2611 (72) 0
1858  2576 (79) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Staunton, Howard  
Born: 1810
Died: 22 June 1874
 
Notes:
Townsend provides circumstantial evidence that Howard Staunton was earlier known by other names, especially 'Charles Staunton'.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 25, 249
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 288, 305
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 95
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 404
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 307
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 35
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 332
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 325
   Murray, History of Chess, page 885
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 48, 163
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 109
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton
Periodicals
   [BLL], 22 Dec. 1839, page 2
   [ILN], vol. 65, 4 July 1874, page 17
   [Pal], vol. 3, 15 May 1843, page 206
Web
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Howard Staunton]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Howard Staunton]
   Murray, H.J.R.  [Howard Staunton by H.J.R. Murray]
   Potter, William Norwood.  [The Late Howard Staunton]
   Sarah.  [Howard Staunton]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Obituaries], page 1
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Simpson's Divan]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4776. Staunton's origins]

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

Alexandre, A. - Staunton, H. 1838         (s)     2   -   1
Staunton, H. - Loveday, H.A. 1839         (s)     1   -   1
Staunton, H. - Popert, W.M. 1841         (f)     13   -   12
Stanley, C.H. - Staunton, H. 1841         (f)     7.5   -   5.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Brown, Jos. - Staunton, H. 1841         (f)     4   -   6      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Zytogorski, A. 1841         (s)     2.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1842         (s)     4   -   1
Staunton, H. - Taverner 1843         (f)     5.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (1)         (f)     14   -   4
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   3.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (3)         (f)     2   -   4
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Staunton, H. 1843 (1)         (f)     3.5   -   2.5
Staunton, H. - Greville, B.J. 1843 (1)         (f)     4   -   1      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Greville, B.J. 1843 (2)         (f)     0   -   3      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Mongredien, A. (1) 1843 (1)         (c)     3   -   2      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Mongredien, A. (1) 1843 (2)         (c)     2   -   1      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Staunton, H. 1843 (2)         (f)     8   -   13
Staunton, H. - Buckle, H.T. 1843         (f)     1   -   6      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Kennedy, H.A. 1844         (f)     3.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Tuckett, W.J.W. 1844         (f)     4.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Williams, E. (1) 1845         (f)     3.5   -   0.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Spreckley, G.S. 1845         (f)     3.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Mongredien, A. (1) 1845         (f)     3.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Horwitz, B. 1846         (f)     15.5   -   8.5
Staunton, H. - Hannah, J.W. 1846         (f)     5.5   -   2.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of a knight
Staunton, H. - Harrwitz, D. 1846 (1)         (f)     7   -   0
Staunton, H. - Harrwitz, D. 1846 (2)         (f)     1.5   -   6.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Harrwitz, D. 1846 (3)         (f)     4   -   3      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Kenny, C. 1847         (f)     2   -   6      Staunton, H. gave odds of a rook
Lowe, E. - Staunton, H. 1848         (f)     5   -   2      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Medley, G.W. 1849         (f)     7.5   -   2.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Hodges, W. 1850         (c)     0.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of a knight
Staunton, H. - von Jaenisch, C.F.A. 1851         (f)     7.5   -   2.5
Staunton, H. - Williams, E. (1) 1851         (f)     6.5   -   4.5
Staunton, H. - Cronhelm, E. 1852         (c)     1   -   0      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Donaldson, Jo. 1852 (1)         (c)     8.5   -   6.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Donaldson, Jo. 1852 (2)         (c)     1   -   0
Staunton, H. - de Rives 1853         (c)     6   -   2
von der Lasa, T. - Staunton, H. 1853         (c)     6.5   -   5.5
Staunton, H. - Lowenthal, J.J. 1853         (s)     13.5   -   6.5
Staunton, H. - Skipworth, A.B. 1854         (c)     0.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of a knight
Staunton, H. - Brien, R.B. 1855         (f)     1.5   -   3.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Worrall, T.H. 1856         (f)     8   -   4      Staunton, H. gave odds of a rook

Tournament data

London 1851 (1)     The International Chess Tournament    
  Staunton, H. - Brodie, A.     2 - 0    
  Staunton, H. - Horwitz, B.     4.5 - 2.5    
  Staunton, H. - Anderssen, K.E.A.     1 - 4    
  Staunton, H. - Williams, E. (1)     3.5 - 4.5    
Birmingham and London 1858     2nd British Chess Association Congress    
  Staunton, H. - Hughes, H.     2 - 0    
  Staunton, H. - Lowenthal, J.J.     0 - 2    


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017