Donisthorpe, Wordsworth




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  107  2283 (47) 36
1883  111  2287 (50) 0
1884  113  2291 (46) 8
1885  147  2266 (40) 19
1886  166  2243 (35) 49
1887  145  2275 (49) 0
1888  120  2306 (52) 10
1889  130  2299 (62) 0
1890  142  2291 (67) 1
1891  137  2301 (71) 0
1892  132  2310 (73) 0
1893  128  2320 (73) 1
1894  118  2332 (72) 2
1895  100  2347 (73) 0
1896  86  2362 (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