Down, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  282  1995 (86) 1
1871  283  2013 (77) 5
1872  271  2030 (71) 10
1873  284  2024 (77) 0
1874  286  2018 (81) 7
1875  308  2005 (89) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Down, Henry Francis  
Born: 1839
Died:
 
Notes:
The Chess Player's Magazine of Mar. 1867 (p.72) has 'H.J. Down' in error.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 60, 958
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 94, 106, 142
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 371
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 122
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 295
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1867, page 72
   [Era], vol. 28, no. 1435, 25 Mar. 1866, page 6
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1687, 22 Jan. 1871, page 4
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1708, 18 June 1871, page 14
   [Fld], 11 Jan. 1873
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1585, 19 Mar. 1870, page 307
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1595, 21 May 1870, page 539
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1854, 20 Feb. 1875, page 187
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1909, 26 Feb. 1876, page 215
   [ILN], vol. 70, no. 1963, 24 Feb. 1877, page 191
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 33, 1 Jan. 1871, page 139
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 34, 1 Feb. 1871, page 158
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 4, 1 Aug. 1872, page 55
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The London-Vienna Correspondence Match (Part 1)], page 6
   Harding, Tim.  [Queens of Chess: Not Deadlier than the Male?], page 3
   Sarah.  [der Schwarze Tod]
   Sarah.  [Miss Nellie Down and the Devil]

Tournament data

London, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Down, H.F. - Ormond, R.     0 - 1    
London, England 1871 (5)     City of London Club Handicap - Consolation Tournament    
  Down, H.F. - Chambers (1)     1.5 - 0.5          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Rudderforth     1 - 2    
London, England 1872 (1)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Down, H.F. - Zappert     2 - 1          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Mundell, W.H.A.     1 - 0          Mundell, W.H.A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Potter, W.N.     0 - 1          Potter, W.N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1872 (4)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Down, H.F. - Eschwege, H.     0 - 1    
  Down, H.F. - Minchin, C.C.     0 - 1          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1872 (5)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Down, H.F. - Burrell, O.     1 - 0          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Watts, J.J.     1 - 0    
  Down, H.F. - de Soyres, J.     0 - 1          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1874 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Down, H.F. - Connford     2.5 - 1.5          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Down, H.F. - Sothers     1 - 2          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Down, H.F. - Smith, E.     2 - 1          Down, H.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Down, H.F. - Zukertort, J.H.     0 - 2          Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021