London, England 1878 (3)




Results
 
Crosstable scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games   
Thorold, Edmund    2416 (41) 11.5 / 12 
Ranken, Charles    2239 (44) 7.5 / 12 
Ensor, F. Sidney    2326 (53) 7 / 12 
Jenkin, John    2314 (50) 7 / 12 
Fisher, Bernard    2241 (47) 6.5 / 12 
Minchin, James    2254 (39) 6.5 / 12 
Wayte, William    2361 (40) 6 / 11 
Barbier, Georges    2137 (67) 5.5 / 12 
Coker, John    2194 (43) 5.5 / 11 
Martin, William    2057 (45) 5 / 11 
Minchin, Charles    2118 (46) 2.5 / 11 
Beardsell, Thomas    2050 (58) 2 / 11 
Earnshaw, Samuel    1921 (81) 0.5 /
 
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: 9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I
Place: London, England
Start date: 29 July 1878
End date: 3 Aug. 1878
 
Notes:
According to Sergeant, there was also a handicap tournament, which was won by the automaton 'Mephisto' (directed by Gunsberg), ahead of Ensor, Col. Minchin and Maj. Martin, but no scores are given for that event.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 70
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 173
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 21, 1 Sep. 1878, page 210
   [HCM], vol. 6, no. 12, Sep. 1878, page 335
   [ILN], vol. 73, no. 2037, 13 July 1878, page 47
   [ILN], vol. 73, no. 2040, 3 Aug. 1878, page 119
   [ILN], vol. 73, no. 2041, 10 Aug. 1878, page 143
Web
   Sarah.  [Chess Automatons]

Tournament information updated: 16 Jul. 2017