Fenton, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  113  2191 (101) 1
1865  101  2209 (95) 0
1866  96  2226 (88) 2
1867  95  2233 (85) 0
1868  91  2239 (80) 1
1869  80  2256 (76) 0
1870  75  2272 (70) 1
1871  62  2300 (62) 11
1872  73  2277 (63) 6
1873  79  2264 (68) 0
1874  89  2251 (69) 0
1875  95  2238 (68) 9
1876  95  2238 (76) 0
1877  95  2239 (82) 0
1878  90  2239 (86) 0
1879  98  2239 (89) 0
1880  108  2240 (91) 0
1881  121  2240 (92) 0
1882  131  2240 (91) 0
1883  147  2241 (90) 0
1884  157  2241 (88) 0
1885  169  2242 (85) 0
1886  169  2242 (80) 1
1887  159  2255 (75) 1
1888  158  2261 (71) 1
1889  167  2259 (65) 1
1890  169  2266 (58) 0
1891  159  2273 (46) 20
1892  156  2279 (49) 11
1893  176  2264 (59) 0
1894  188  2248 (64) 0
1895  205  2233 (65) 0
1896  218  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
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 126
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 2, Oct. 1864, page 290
   [CPM], vol. 2, Dec. 1866, page 370
   [CPQC], vol. 1, 18 July 1868, page 82
   [ILN], vol. 45, 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 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 and Bristol 1868     Westminster - Bristol Telegraph Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Lord, J.     0 - 1    
London 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Westropp     0 - 1    
London 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 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 1871 (6)     City of London Club Handicap - Consolation Tournament Final Pool     2  /  2      odds player in pawn and move class
London 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 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 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
London 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Salter, D.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Marett, C.     1 - 0    
London 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Gover, F.F.     1 - 0    
London 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Salter, D.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1891 (2)     British Chess Club - City of London Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Guest, A.A.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1891 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Skipworth, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Winter     4  /  9
London 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     3  /  9
London 1892 (4)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     5.5  /  11
London 1896 (4)     Divan Chess Association - City of London Club Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Cole, H.H.     0 - 1    
London 1896 (6)     Simpson's Divan Tournament     4.5  /  11


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017