Fenton, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  143  2187 (100) 1
1865  132  2205 (94) 0
1866  127  2222 (87) 2
1867  120  2228 (84) 0
1868  118  2234 (79) 1
1869  105  2251 (74) 0
1870  97  2267 (67) 1
1871  85  2295 (58) 11
1872  94  2274 (57) 9
1873  98  2273 (61) 0
1874  101  2272 (60) 4
1875  110  2256 (62) 9
1876  103  2255 (72) 0
1877  99  2254 (78) 0
1878  101  2253 (83) 0
1879  106  2252 (87) 0
1880  116  2250 (89) 0
1881  135  2249 (90) 0
1882  140  2248 (90) 0
1883  158  2247 (89) 0
1884  180  2246 (87) 0
1885  186  2244 (84) 0
1886  191  2243 (80) 1
1887  179  2256 (75) 1
1888  180  2261 (70) 1
1889  184  2258 (65) 1
1890  192  2265 (58) 0
1891  187  2271 (46) 20
1892  189  2277 (49) 11
1893  209  2261 (59) 0
1894  226  2245 (64) 0
1895  248  2230 (65) 0
1896  257  2214 (63) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Fenton, Richard Henry Falkland  
Born: 3 Mar. 1837
Died: 27 Mar. 1916
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 959
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 116
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 285, 379
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 82, 362, 365, 544, 574
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 71, 83
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 126
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 10, Oct. 1864, page 290
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1866, page 370
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 3, 18 July 1868, page 82
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 5, Feb. 1869, page 155
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 6, Apr. 1869, page 187
   [ILN], vol. 45, no. 1288, 19 Nov. 1864, page 523
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [A History of the City of London Chess Magazine (Part 2)]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Lowenthal, J.J. - Fenton, R.H.F. 1866         (c)     0   -   1      Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Wisker, J. - Fenton, R.H.F. 1871         (c)     0.5   -   0.5      Wisker, J. gave odds of pawn and move
Potter, W.N. - Fenton, R.H.F. 1875 (1)         (f)     3.5   -   0.5      Potter, W.N. gave odds of pawn and move
Potter, W.N. - Fenton, R.H.F. 1875 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   1.5      Potter, W.N. gave odds of pawn and two moves

Tournament data

Bristol 1864 (2)     Bristol Grand Tournament    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
London, England and Bristol 1866     St. George's Club - Bristol and Bath Clubs Telegraphic Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Salter, D.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and Bristol 1868     Westminster - Bristol Telegraph Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Lord, J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Westropp     0 - 1    
London, England 1871 (3)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 3    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - de Vere, C.V.     1 - 2          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1871 (5)     City of London Club Handicap - Consolation Tournament    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Smith, T. (1)     1 - 0    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Huckvale, J.A.     2 - 0    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Bearne, W.J.     2 - 0          Fenton, R.H.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1871 (6)     City of London Club Handicap - Consolation Tournament Final Pool     2  /  2      odds player in pawn and move class
London, England 1872 (1)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Watson (2)     0.5 - 1.5          Fenton, R.H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1872 (4)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Steinitz, W.     0 - 1          Steinitz, W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Baxter, C.M.     0 - 1          Fenton, R.H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1872 (5)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Gumpel, C.G.     1 - 0          Fenton, R.H.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Mellor, W. (2)     1 - 0          Fenton, R.H.F. gave odds of a knight
  Fenton, R.H.F. - de Soyres, J.     1 - 2    
London, England 1874 (5)     City of London Club Tournament     16  /  18
London, England 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Salter, D.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Marett, C.     1 - 0    
London, England 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Gover, F.F.     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Salter, D.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1891 (2)     British Chess Club - City of London Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Guest, A.A.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1891 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Skipworth, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     3  /  9
London, England 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney     4  /  9
London, England 1892 (4)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     5.5  /  11
London, England 1896 (4)     Divan Chess Association - City of London Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Cole, H.H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1896 (6)     Simpson's Divan Tournament     4.5  /  11


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022