Nottingham 1886 (5)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Blake, Joseph    2420 (51) 1 /
Shorthouse, Edmund    1755 (65) 0 /
  Blake, Joseph gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Newham, William    1982 (50) 0 /
Wilson, J. (1)    2017 (50) 1 /
  Newham, William gave odds of pawn and move
 
Hill, Thomas    1888 (102) 0 /
Collins, J.    2023 (73) 1 /
  Hill, Thomas gave odds of pawn and move
 
Evans, William J.    2138 (65) 1 /
Moscardi, W.    1725 (82) 0 /
  Evans, William J. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Fraser, George    2086 (48) 0 /
Taylor, Rowland    2063 (61) 1 /
 
Chambers, John    1977 (42) 0 /
Job, J.    2063 (62) 1 /
  Chambers, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Coates, William    1920 (86) 0 /
Wilmot, B.D.    1883 (54) 1 /
  Coates, William gave odds of pawn and move
 
Rumboll, Alfred    2128 (45) 1 /
Parkinson, Ms. F.    1546 (87) 0 /
  Rumboll, Alfred gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Pollock, William    2384 (31) 1 /
Kirke, J.    1574 (77) 0 /
  Pollock, William gave odds of knight and move
 
Job, J.    2063 (62) 1 /
Collins, J.    2023 (73) 0 /
 
Pollock, William    2384 (31) 0 /
Taylor, Rowland    2063 (61) 1 /
  Pollock, William gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Blake, Joseph    2420 (51) 1 /
Evans, William J.    2138 (65) 0 /
  Blake, Joseph gave odds of pawn and move
 
Wilmot, B.D.    1883 (54) 1 /
Wilson, J. (1)    2017 (50) 0 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: Counties Chess Association - Handicap Tournament
Place: Nottingham
Start date: 3 Aug. 1886
End date: 7 Aug. 1886
 
Notes:
These results are probably not complete. In the third round, the pairings were Rumboll-Wilmot, Blake-Taylor, with Job getting a bye. Odds for these pairings were not specified. The Book of the Counties' Chess Association (p.61) says that there was not time to play all the games out and the prizes were divided among those left, one-third each going to Blake and Job, the other third split again between Rumboll and Wilmot. This suggests that Blake and Taylor did play their game, Blake winning, but at what odds is not known. Rumboll and Wilmot may have played a draw or not at all. Confusingly, the Nottinghamshire Guardian of 13 Aug. 1886 (p.3) has Moscardi instead of Wilmot winning one-sixth of the prize money. There may have been draws in other pairings, too, since victory in each pairing was determined by the first decisive game, but no draws are mentioned. The Nottinghamshire Guardian says that play in all sections of the Counties' Chess Association meeting (apart from the international tournament, evidently) finished on Sat. 7 Aug. 1886.
 
References
Books
   Skipworth, Counties' Chess Association, page 61
Periodicals
   [NG], 13 Aug. 1886, page 3

Tournament page created: 28 May 2016