Fenton, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  145  2178 (100) 1
1865  136  2195 (95) 0
1866  129  2212 (88) 2
1867  128  2218 (84) 0
1868  116  2223 (79) 1
1869  108  2238 (75) 0
1870  99  2253 (68) 1
1871  84  2279 (59) 11
1872  100  2252 (59) 9
1873  109  2241 (65) 0
1874  114  2231 (67) 0
1875  124  2220 (67) 9
1876  124  2221 (75) 0
1877  115  2223 (81) 0
1878  122  2224 (85) 0
1879  120  2226 (88) 0
1880  127  2227 (90) 0
1881  145  2229 (91) 0
1882  156  2230 (91) 0
1883  181  2232 (90) 0
1884  191  2233 (88) 0
1885  192  2235 (85) 0
1886  191  2236 (80) 1
1887  182  2251 (75) 1
1888  179  2258 (71) 1
1889  186  2257 (65) 1
1890  186  2265 (58) 0
1891  185  2273 (46) 20
1892  181  2279 (49) 11
1893  205  2263 (59) 0
1894  224  2248 (64) 0
1895  239  2232 (65) 0
1896  253  2217 (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
   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 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: 5 May 2020