Burden, Francis




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  88  2266 (75) 7
1857  82  2288 (71) 0
1858  74  2311 (64) 0
1859  68  2333 (53) 18
1860  65  2359 (50) 12
1861  67  2357 (52) 1
1862  59  2361 (46) 30
1863  59  2345 (60) 0
1864  71  2329 (69) 0
1865  81  2313 (75) 0
1866  89  2296 (79) 0
1867  97  2280 (81) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Burden, Francis  
   Also known as: Frank Burden
Born: 1829
Died: 13 Jan. 1882
 
Notes:
Gaige gives age at death as 52, which implies a birth date between 14-01-1829 and 13-01-1830. Harding gives date of birth as '1829?'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 58
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 32, 572
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 36, 36, 106, 120, 281
   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
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 70
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 9, Sep. 1865, page 284
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 5, July 1866, page 155
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1375, 16 June 1866, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 50, no. 1419, 30 Mar. 1867, page 323
   [Reg], no. 11, 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: 3 Apr. 2022