Belfast 1886 (1)




Results
 
Crosstable scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games   
Pollock, William    2377 (31) 8 /
Blackburne, Joseph    2630 (35) 7 /
Burn, Amos    2563 (29) 6 /
Barnett, Richard    2023 (51) 4.5 /
Chambers, John    1977 (40) 3 /
Harvey, Ernest    1907 (62) 2.5 /
Palmer, William    1752 (79) 2 /
Nicholls, William    1607 (74) 1.5 /
Peake, Alfred    1857 (58) 1.5 /
 
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: 2nd Irish Chess Association Congress
Place: Belfast
Start date: 21 Sep. 1886
End date: 30 Sep. 1886
 
Notes:
Di Felice has 'Palmer, Wilfred Charles' at this event; Forster has 'Palmer, William C.' Di Felice and Forster give starting date 20 Oct. 1886, but Harding says that although there may have been a preliminary meeting on that date, the first games were played on 21 Oct. 1886. Di Felice gives ending date Oct. 1, 1886; Forster and Harding give Sept. 30.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 101
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 32
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 205
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables I, page 48
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 235, 237
   Rowland, Pollock Memories, page 3
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 201
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 6, no. 11, Nov. 1886, page 412
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22226, 20 Sep. 1886, page 8
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22228, 22 Sep. 1886, page 8
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22229, 23 Sep. 1886, page 3
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22230, 24 Sep. 1886, page 7
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22231, 25 Sep. 1886, page 3
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22232, 27 Sep. 1886, page 3
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22233, 28 Sep. 1886, page 3
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22234, 29 Sep. 1886, page 3
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22235, 30 Sep. 1886, page 8
   [BNL], vol. 150, no. 22236, 1 Oct. 1886, page 8
   [CML], vol. 8, no. 1, Sep. 1886, page 2
   [CPC], vol. 10, no. 319, 13 Oct. 1886, page 81, 88
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Belfast 1886]
   [2nd ICA Masters/Irish Championship, Belfast, 1886]

Tournament information updated: 27 Apr. 2021