London 1878 (3)




Results
 
Crosstable scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games   
Thorold, Edmund    2406 (42) 11.5 / 12 
Ranken, Charles    2228 (45) 7.5 / 12 
Ensor, F. Sidney    2318 (54) 7 / 12 
Jenkin, John    2292 (57) 7 / 12 
Fisher, Bernard    2230 (47) 6.5 / 12 
Minchin, James    2248 (40) 6.5 / 12 
Wayte, William    2352 (41) 6 / 11 
Barbier, Georges    2104 (66) 5.5 / 12 
Coker, John    2184 (44) 5.5 / 11 
Martin, William    2049 (46) 5 / 11 
Minchin, Charles    2114 (46) 2.5 / 11 
Beardsell, Thomas    2044 (60) 2 / 11 
Earnshaw, Samuel    1909 (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