Burden, Francis




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  82  2277 (76) 7
1857  74  2299 (71) 0
1858  65  2322 (64) 0
1859  59  2344 (53) 18
1860  56  2367 (50) 12
1861  54  2363 (52) 1
1862  47  2367 (46) 30
1863  53  2351 (60) 0
1864  60  2335 (69) 0
1865  64  2319 (75) 0
1866  70  2303 (79) 0
1867  76  2287 (81) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Burden, Francis  
   Also known as: Frank Burden
Born: 1829
Died: 13 Jan. 1882
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 58
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 90
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 141, 185
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 1, Sep. 1865, page 284
   [CW], vol. 2, July 1866, page 155
   [ILN], vol. 48, 16 June 1866, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 50, 30 Mar. 1867, page 323
   [Reg], 15 Nov. 1856, page 328
Web
   Sarah.  [Random Clippings]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Wormald, R.B. - Burden, F. 1859 (1)         (f)     7   -   2
Wormald, R.B. - Burden, F. 1859 (2)         (f)     5   -   4
Wormald, R.B. - Burden, F. 1860         (f)     2   -   3
Lowenthal, J.J. - Burden, F. 1860 (1)         (f)     1   -   0
Lowenthal, J.J. - Burden, F. 1860 (2)         (f)     0   -   1      Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of pawn and move
Lowenthal, J.J. - Burden, F. 1860 (3)         (f)     1   -   0      Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Burden, F. - Green, V. 1862 (1)         (f)     8   -   1
Burden, F. - Green, V. 1862 (2)         (f)     3   -   6
Blackburne, J.H. - Burden, F. 1862         (c)     6   -   6
de Vere, C.V. - Burden, F. 1867         (f)     6   -   1

Tournament data

London, England 1856 (2)     Ries' Divan Handicap Tournament    
  Burden, F. - Smith, A. (1)     3 - 0          Burden, F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Burden, F. - Solomons, S.     3 - 4    
London, England 1860 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Burden, F. - Bird, H.E.     0 - 1          Bird, H.E. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1860 (3)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Burden, F. - Casement     1 - 0          Burden, F. gave odds of a knight
  Burden, F. - Saburov, P.A.     1 - 0          Burden, F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Burden, F. - Barthes, C.     1 - 0          Burden, F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Burden, F. - Deacon, F.H.     0 - 1    
Bristol and London, England 1861     Bristol - London telegraph match    
  Burden, F. - Kling, J.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 2 May 2017