Donisthorpe, Wordsworth




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  111  2295 (47) 36
1883  120  2298 (50) 0
1884  124  2301 (45) 8
1885  152  2276 (39) 19
1886  167  2258 (35) 53
1887  151  2284 (48) 0
1888  131  2310 (52) 10
1889  143  2298 (61) 0
1890  160  2285 (66) 1
1891  154  2291 (70) 0
1892  153  2297 (71) 0
1893  153  2303 (70) 2
1894  134  2319 (70) 2
1895  121  2337 (71) 0
1896  99  2356 (70) 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
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 289, 379
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 212, 354
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 355
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 371
   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, England 1884 (10)     Simpson's Divan Handicap - Section B     6  /  8      odds player in pawn and move class
London, England 1885 (5)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     2  /  4
London, England 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, England 1886 (6)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Tennyson Prize Tourney     2.5  /  7
London, England 1886 (7)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Tourney     10.5  /  18
London, England 1886 (8)     British Chess Club Triangular Tournament     14  /  27
London, England 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    
Paris 1893     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - de Boistertre     0 - 1    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Lord, F.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (2)     Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Ranken, C.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1896 (7)     London Tournament     2  /  5


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2020