Blunden, John


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  243  1894 (195) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Blunden, John  
   Also known as: Sir John Blunden
Born: 21 Dec. 1814
Died: 17 Jan. 1890
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 17
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 1
   Saint James' Chess Club, Chess Match by Electric Telegraph, page 1
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 98
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 8
   Williams, Souvenir of the Bristol Club, page 139
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CP], vol. 3, June 1853, page 319
   [CPC], vol. 4, Mar. 1843, page 94
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1843, page 147, 148
   [CPC], vol. 6, Feb. 1845, page 51
   [CPC], vol. 10, June 1849, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 12, May 1851, page 136
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1853, page 180
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 3, Oct. 1861, page 294
   [CPC], vol. 3, Dec. 1861, page 355
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 185
   [CPM], vol. 1, Sep. 1865, page 283
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 251
   [Era], vol. 24, 6 July 1862, page 15
   [ILN], vol. 22, 19 Feb. 1853, page 147
   [ILN], vol. 22, 14 May 1853, page 363
   [ILN], vol. 26, 16 June 1855, page 599
   [ILN], vol. 31, 22 Aug. 1857, page 195
   [ILN], vol. 33, 3 July 1858, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 37, 4 Aug. 1860, page 116
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Last Homecoming of Mars], page 6
   Harding, Tim.  [TCD Chess Club: a brief history of league winners]
   Thomas, W.R.  [Captain William Evans], page 5

Tournament data

London and Dublin 1865 (1)     St. James Club - Dublin Athenaeum Club Telegraphic Match    
  Blunden, J. - Salter, D.M.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017