Burden, Francis




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  83  2275 (76) 7
1857  78  2297 (71) 0
1858  68  2319 (64) 0
1859  63  2341 (53) 18
1860  59  2365 (50) 12
1861  57  2361 (52) 1
1862  49  2365 (46) 30
1863  57  2349 (60) 0
1864  62  2333 (69) 0
1865  68  2317 (75) 0
1866  75  2301 (79) 0
1867  78  2285 (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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 32, 572
   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: 5 May 2020