Mills, Daniel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1880  158  2205 (54) 18
1881  161  2216 (49) 8
1882  150  2234 (43) 17
1883  202  2207 (43) 10
1884  220  2209 (41) 14
1885  189  2240 (35) 38
1886  141  2290 (35) 25
1887  116  2325 (34) 48
1888  116  2330 (44) 11
1889  111  2330 (51) 1
1890  107  2340 (51) 12
1891  106  2342 (57) 0
1892  109  2344 (57) 11
1893  98  2354 (59) 6
1894  86  2366 (61) 1
1895  78  2378 (59) 8
1896  77  2386 (58) 6
1897  76  2373 (58) 11
1898  85  2362 (59) 1
1899  105  2343 (58) 9
1900  119  2329 (58) 9
1901  155  2301 (60) 10
1902  198  2273 (67) 6
1903  222  2262 (77) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mills, Daniel Yarnton  
Born: 29 Aug. 1849
Died: 18 Dec. 1904
 
Notes:
Sergeant says he died on 18 Dec. 1904 at age 56, but Gaige gives his birth date as 29 Aug. 1849, so He was 55 when he died.
 
References
Books
   Edgar, Liverpool Chess Club, page 61
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 167, 965
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 283
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 200
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 187, 329, 578
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 200
   Hilbert, Napier, page 175, 239
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 213, 245
   Zavatarelli, Gloomy Fate of Arthur Towle Marriott, page 73
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1882: D. Y. Mills in Bradford]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: D. Y. Mills in Bradford]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: D. Y. Mills in Sheffield]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Daniel Yarnton Mills]
   McGowan, Alan.  [Daniel Yarnton Mills]
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1895]
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1896]

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

Mills, D.Y. - Spens, W.C. 1881         (f)     4   -   2
Mills, D.Y. - Leather, R.K. 1887         (f)     5   -   1

Tournament data

Edinburgh 1880     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Baxter, C.R.     1.5 - 0.5    
Glasgow 1880     West of Scotland Challenge Cup Tournament     14.5  /  20
Edinburgh 1881     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Fraser, G.B.     1 - 1    
Leeds 1882 (3)     Leeds - Halifax Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Waight, H.H.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1882 (4)     Leeds - Hull Church Institute Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Philip, R.H.     2 - 0    
Manchester 1882 (1)     12th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     5.5  /  9
Ilkley 1882 (2)     Leeds - Ilkley Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Wainwright, G.E.     0.5 - 1.5    
Leeds 1882 (5)     Leeds - Bradford Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Knoth, A.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1882 (6)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Phillips, F.E.     1 - 0    
Halifax 1882     Leeds - Halifax Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Waight, H.H.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Owen, J.     0 - 1    
Nottingham 1883 (3)     Nottingham - Grimsby Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Marriott, A.T.     0 - 1    
Bath 1883     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Burt, J.N. (1)     0 - 2    
Birmingham 1883 (2)     13th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Section B     3  /  6
London, England 1884 (7)     Saint George's Club - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Lewis, F.H.     1 - 0    
Glasgow 1884 (1)     1st Scottish Championship     4.5  /  9
Glasgow 1884 (3)     1st Scottish Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Mills, D.Y. - Forsyth, D.     0 - 1          Mills, D.Y. gave odds of pawn and move
Bradford 1884 (5)     Bradford Meeting - Section I (Class A)    
  Mills, D.Y. - Padgett, H.C.     1 - 0    
  Mills, D.Y. - Hall, J.E.     1 - 0    
  Mills, D.Y. - Macmaster, R.M.     1 - 0    
London, England 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Pierce, W.T.     2 - 0    
Bristol 1885     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Burt, J.N. (1)     1 - 1    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Pierce, W.T.     1 - 1    
London, England 1885 (8)     British Chess Association - Ruskin Prize Tournament     3.5  /  6
London, England 1885 (9)     British Chess Association Tournament     5.5  /  15
Edinburgh 1885     2nd Scottish Championship     9.5  /  11
Bath 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
Paris 1886 (2)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Chaseray, C.E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1886 (7)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Tourney     11  /  18
London, England 1886 (9)     British Chess Club 2nd Class Tourney     4  /  5
London, England 1887 (3)     British Chess Club Handicap     9.5  /  14      odds player in two moves class
Edinburgh 1887     4th Scottish Championship     6.5  /  8
Stamford 1887 (1)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division I     4  /  6
  Mills, D.Y. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
Stamford 1887 (3)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Mills, D.Y. - Chambers, J.D.     1 - 0          Mills, D.Y. gave odds of the move
  Mills, D.Y. - Bird, H.E.     0 - 1          Bird, H.E. gave odds of the move
London, England 1887 (5)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship, Section A     5  /  7
  Mills, D.Y. - Cathcart, P.H.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1887 (7)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Final     1  /  3
Glasgow 1888 (2)     5th Scottish Championship     4  /  6
Glasgow 1888 (4)     5th Scottish Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Mills, D.Y. - Mackenzie, G.H.     1 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mills, D.Y. - Court, J.     1 - 0    
  Mills, D.Y. - McCombie, W.     0.5 - 1.5          Mills, D.Y. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Manchester 1888     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Cairns, J.C.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1889 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
London, England 1890 (3)     British Chess Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Guest, A.A.G.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1890 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1890 (3)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Amateur Championship     9  /  11
Edinburgh 1892     9th Scottish Championship     9.5  /  11
Dundee 1893 (1)     10th Scottish Championship     5  /  6
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Kaizer, M.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1895     British Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Cable Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Baird, D.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
Edinburgh 1895 (1)     12th Scottish Championship     6.5  /  7
London, England and New York 1896     1st Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Dundee 1896     13th Scottish Championship     5  /  5
London, England and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Hymes, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Glasgow 1897     14th Scottish Championship     9  /  10
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Delmar, E. (1)     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1899 (1)     4th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Hymes, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Stirling 1899     16th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  7
Dundee 1899     Richardson Cup Team Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Walker, W.N.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1900     5th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Hymes, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Dundee 1900     17th Scottish Championship     5  /  6
  Mills, D.Y. - Macdonald, R.C.     2 - 0    
London, England and New York 1901     6th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Glasgow 1901 (1)     Scotland - North of England Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Marriott, A.R.     1 - 0    
Glasgow 1901 (2)     18th Scottish Championship     6  /  7
  Mills, D.Y. - Macdonald, R.C.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Hymes, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Perth, Scotland 1902     19th Scottish Championship     3  /  5
London, England and New York 1903     8th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Mills, D.Y. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2022