London 1869 (1)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Chinnery, Walter    2118 (95) 1 /
Ide, E.G.    1668 (162) 0 /
  Chinnery, Walter gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Franklin, William    2155 (129) 1 /
de Vere, Cecil    2562 (42) 0 /
  de Vere, Cecil gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Green, S.J.    2123 (84) 1 /
Baxter, A.B.    1967 (88) 0 /
 
Haggard, H.D.    2051 (142) 1 /
Newham, William    2018 (61) 0 /
  Newham, William gave odds of a knight
 
Lord, John    2321 (62) 1 /
MacDonell, A.W.    0 /
  Lord, John gave odds of a knight
 
Mongredien, Augustus (2)    2104 (75) 1 /
Harper, T.    2200 (97) 0 /
  Harper, T. gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Murphy, Joseph    2215 (90) 1 /
Green, Valentine    2209 (65) 0 /
 
MacDonnell, George    2532 (48) 1 /
Franklin, Selim    2055 (93) 0 /
  MacDonnell, George gave odds of pawn and move
 
McComas, T.    1900 (172) 1 /
Löwe, Edward    2053 (110) 0 /
  Löwe, Edward gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Selfe, Henry    2199 (134) 1 /
Blackburne, Joseph    2568 (44) 0 /
  Blackburne, Joseph gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2717 (49) 1 /
Gossip, George    2169 (72) 0 /
  Steinitz, Wilhelm gave odds of the move
 
Wisker, John    2486 (44) 1.5 /
Bayliss, Wyke    2044 (104) 0.5 /
  Wisker, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Green, S.J.    2123 (84) 1 /
MacDonnell, George    2532 (48) 0 /
  MacDonnell, George gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Haggard, H.D.    2051 (142) 1 /
Selfe, Henry    2199 (134) 0 /
  Selfe, Henry gave odds of pawn and move
 
Mongredien, Augustus (2)    2104 (75) 1 /
Lord, John    2321 (62) 0 /
  Lord, John gave odds of a knight
 
Murphy, Joseph    2215 (90) 1 /
Chinnery, Walter    2118 (95) 0 /
 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2717 (49) 1 /
Franklin, William    2155 (129) 0 /
  Steinitz, Wilhelm gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Wisker, John    2486 (44) 1 /
McComas, T.    1900 (172) 0 /
  Wisker, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Blackburne, Joseph    2568 (44) 1 /
de Vere, Cecil    2562 (42) 0 /
 
Bayliss, Wyke    2044 (104) 1 /
Harper, T.    2200 (97) 0 /
  Harper, T. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Franklin, Selim    2055 (93) 1 /
Baxter, A.B.    1967 (88) 0 /
  Franklin, Selim gave odds of pawn and move
 
Green, Valentine    2209 (65) 1 /
Gossip, George    2169 (72) 0 /
  Gossip, George gave odds of pawn and move
 
Löwe, Edward    2053 (110) 1 /
MacDonell, A.W.    0 /
  Löwe, Edward gave odds of a knight
 
Mongredien, Augustus (2)    2104 (75) 1 /
Green, S.J.    2123 (84) 0 /
  Green, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2717 (49) 1 /
Haggard, H.D.    2051 (142) 0 /
  Steinitz, Wilhelm gave odds of a knight
 
Wisker, John    2486 (44) 1 /
Murphy, Joseph    2215 (90) 0 /
  Wisker, John gave odds of pawn and move
 
Blackburne, Joseph    2568 (44) 1 /
Ide, E.G.    1668 (162) 0 /
  Blackburne, Joseph gave odds of a knight
 
Franklin, Selim    2055 (93) 1 /
Löwe, Edward    2053 (110) 0 /
  Löwe, Edward gave odds of pawn and move
 
Green, Valentine    2209 (65) 1 /
Bayliss, Wyke    2044 (104) 0 /
  Green, Valentine gave odds of pawn and move
 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2717 (49) 1 /
Mongredien, Augustus (2)    2104 (75) 0 /
  Steinitz, Wilhelm gave odds of a knight
 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2717 (49) 1 /
Wisker, John    2486 (44) 0 /
  Steinitz, Wilhelm gave odds of the move
 
Wisker, John    2486 (44) 1 /
Mongredien, Augustus (2)    2104 (75) 0 /
  Wisker, John gave odds of a knight
 
Blackburne, Joseph    2568 (44) 1 /
Franklin, Selim    2055 (93) 0 /
  Blackburne, Joseph gave odds of pawn and move
 
Blackburne, Joseph    2568 (44) 1 /
Green, Valentine    2209 (65) 0 /
  Blackburne, Joseph gave odds of pawn and move
 
Green, Valentine    2209 (65) 1 /
Franklin, Selim    2055 (93) 0 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: London Handicap Tournament (British Chess Association?)
Place: London
Start date: 24 Nov. 1868
End date: Jan. 1869
 
Notes:
Handicap knockout tournament, single game per pairing, 5 rounds, 24 players, though the Liverpool Mercury of 5 Dec. 1868 (p.6) says there were 26).
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 49
   Gillam, London, 1868/9, page 4, 41
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 3, 8
Periodicals
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Feb. 1869, page 154
   [CW], vol. 4, Dec. 1868, page 344
   [ILN], vol. 53, 28 Nov. 1868, page 531
   [NYC], 26 Dec. 1868
Web
   Kingston, Taylor.  [Don't Bet the Farm or Scholar's Concern Tempers Stat-Freak's Delight], page 12

Tournament information updated: 27 Mar. 2018