Donisthorpe, Wordsworth




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  107  2290 (47) 36
1883  112  2293 (50) 0
1884  112  2296 (46) 8
1885  144  2272 (40) 19
1886  158  2254 (35) 53
1887  140  2283 (48) 0
1888  116  2312 (52) 10
1889  127  2304 (62) 0
1890  138  2295 (67) 1
1891  134  2304 (71) 0
1892  130  2313 (73) 0
1893  124  2322 (73) 1
1894  115  2334 (72) 2
1895  99  2349 (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
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 289, 379
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 355
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfled 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 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: 30 Sept. 2018