Fenton, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  143  2191 (100) 1
1865  135  2208 (94) 0
1866  128  2225 (87) 2
1867  122  2232 (84) 0
1868  119  2239 (79) 1
1869  105  2256 (74) 0
1870  96  2272 (67) 1
1871  85  2301 (58) 11
1872  96  2280 (57) 9
1873  97  2280 (60) 0
1874  101  2281 (60) 4
1875  112  2268 (61) 10
1876  106  2266 (71) 0
1877  101  2264 (78) 0
1878  100  2261 (83) 0
1879  106  2259 (86) 0
1880  115  2257 (89) 0
1881  132  2254 (90) 0
1882  140  2252 (90) 0
1883  157  2250 (89) 0
1884  182  2247 (87) 0
1885  190  2245 (84) 0
1886  193  2243 (80) 1
1887  183  2254 (75) 1
1888  185  2258 (70) 1
1889  191  2254 (65) 1
1890  197  2259 (58) 0
1891  192  2263 (46) 20
1892  196  2271 (49) 11
1893  217  2256 (59) 0
1894  232  2241 (64) 0
1895  254  2226 (65) 0
1896  264  2211 (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
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 2, Mar. 1875, page 40
   [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 1875 (5)     City of London Club Old Members - New Members Match    
  Fenton, R.H.F. - Beardsell, T.J.     1 - 0    
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: 22 Jul. 2022