Donisthorpe, Wordsworth




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  107  2284 (47) 36
1883  112  2288 (50) 0
1884  114  2292 (46) 8
1885  147  2267 (40) 19
1886  165  2244 (35) 49
1887  146  2276 (49) 0
1888  121  2307 (52) 10
1889  131  2300 (62) 0
1890  145  2292 (67) 1
1891  139  2302 (71) 0
1892  133  2311 (73) 0
1893  126  2321 (73) 1
1894  119  2333 (72) 2
1895  101  2348 (72) 0
1896  86  2364 (71) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Donisthorpe, Wordsworth  
   Also known as: Adonis Thorpe
Born: 24 Mar. 1847
Died: 30 Jan. 1914
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 96
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 355
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 12, 184, 195
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 255
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 68, 5 Feb. 1876, page 143
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Early Games of Chess by Telephone], page 13

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

Gossip, G.H.D. - Donisthorpe, W. 1882         (f)     10.5   -   8.5
Donisthorpe, W. - Fisher, B.W. 1882 (1)         (f)     7.5   -   4.5
Donisthorpe, W. - Fisher, B.W. 1882 (2)         (f)     0   -   5
Donisthorpe, W. - Gattie, W.M. 1888         (f)     5   -   4
Donisthorpe, W. - van Lennep, N.W. 1896         (f)     3   -   0

Tournament data

London 1884 (10)     Simpson's Divan Handicap - Section B     6  /  8      odds player in pawn and move class
London 1885 (5)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     2  /  4
London 1885 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     8  /  15
Paris 1886 (2)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - de Boistertre     0 - 1    
London 1886 (6)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Tennyson Prize Tourney     2.5  /  7
London 1886 (7)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Tourney     10.5  /  18
London 1886 (8)     British Chess Club Triangular Tournament     11  /  23
London 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Owen, J.     1 - 0    
Paris 1890 (2)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Chaseray, C.E.     0 - 1    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Jones-Bateman, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Lord, F.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1894 (2)     Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Ranken, C.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1896 (7)     London Tournament     2  /  5


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017