Fenton, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  144  2189 (100) 1
1865  131  2207 (94) 0
1866  128  2224 (87) 2
1867  123  2230 (84) 0
1868  118  2237 (79) 1
1869  105  2254 (74) 0
1870  98  2270 (67) 1
1871  86  2298 (58) 11
1872  95  2278 (57) 9
1873  99  2278 (60) 0
1874  105  2277 (60) 4
1875  115  2265 (61) 10
1876  108  2262 (71) 0
1877  103  2260 (78) 0
1878  103  2257 (83) 0
1879  107  2255 (86) 0
1880  115  2252 (89) 0
1881  135  2249 (90) 0
1882  142  2247 (90) 0
1883  159  2244 (89) 0
1884  182  2242 (87) 0
1885  189  2239 (84) 0
1886  195  2236 (80) 1
1887  187  2247 (75) 1
1888  190  2251 (70) 1
1889  192  2247 (65) 1
1890  199  2251 (58) 0
1891  196  2255 (46) 20
1892  196  2263 (49) 11
1893  215  2248 (59) 0
1894  230  2233 (64) 0
1895  254  2218 (65) 0
1896  264  2203 (62) 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