Donisthorpe, Wordsworth




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  102  2291 (47) 36
1883  111  2294 (50) 0
1884  110  2297 (46) 8
1885  140  2273 (40) 19
1886  156  2255 (35) 53
1887  138  2284 (48) 0
1888  115  2314 (52) 10
1889  127  2305 (62) 0
1890  137  2297 (67) 1
1891  134  2306 (71) 0
1892  130  2315 (73) 0
1893  124  2324 (73) 1
1894  115  2336 (72) 2
1895  99  2351 (72) 0
1896  86  2366 (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
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 289, 379
   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     14  /  27
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: 16 Jul. 2017