London 1878 (3)




Results
 
Crosstable scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games   
Thorold, Edmund    2406 (42) 11.5 / 12 
Ranken, Charles    2229 (45) 7.5 / 12 
Ensor, F. Sidney    2318 (54) 7 / 12 
Jenkin, John    2294 (57) 7 / 12 
Fisher, Bernard    2231 (47) 6.5 / 12 
Minchin, James    2249 (40) 6.5 / 12 
Wayte, William    2353 (41) 6 / 11 
Barbier, Georges    2103 (66) 5.5 / 12 
Coker, John    2183 (44) 5.5 / 11 
Martin, William    2050 (46) 5 / 11 
Minchin, Charles    2115 (46) 2.5 / 11 
Beardsell, Thomas    2043 (60) 2 / 11 
Earnshaw, Samuel    1914 (81) 0.5 /
 
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: 9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I
Place: London
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, 1 Sep. 1878, page 210
   [HCM], vol. 6, Sep. 1878, page 335
   [ILN], vol. 73, 13 July 1878, page 47
   [ILN], vol. 73, 3 Aug. 1878, page 119
   [ILN], vol. 73, 10 Aug. 1878, page 143
Web
   Sarah.  [Chess Automatons]

Tournament information updated: 16 Jul. 2017