Burns, Andrew




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  33  2437 (81) 16
1867  35  2430 (77) 24
1868  47  2408 (77) 9
1869  44  2407 (77) 8
1870  49  2388 (77) 1
1871  58  2371 (74) 22
1872  70  2336 (76) 4
1873  90  2294 (76) 2
1874  112  2262 (72) 17
1875  109  2277 (72) 24
1876  100  2271 (79) 1
1877  104  2257 (84) 1
1878  116  2243 (88) 0
1879  126  2229 (91) 1
1880  139  2223 (94) 1
1881  163  2218 (96) 0
1882  177  2212 (97) 0
1883  209  2206 (98) 1
1884  233  2200 (98) 1
1885  231  2199 (99) 3
1886  227  2206 (104) 0
1887  223  2214 (108) 0
1888  215  2221 (111) 0
1889  212  2228 (113) 0
1890  220  2236 (115) 0
1891  218  2243 (117) 0
1892  219  2250 (118) 0
1893  215  2257 (119) 2
1894  223  2248 (124) 0
1895  241  2238 (128) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Burns, Andrew  
Born: 14 Feb. 1831
Died: 13 June 1901
 
References
Books
   Chess Association of Victoria, Victoria versus New South Wales 1870, page 2
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 901
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 59
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 214, 215
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 239
   Winter, Chess Explorations, page 264
Periodicals
   [Aus], vol. 5, no. 141, 12 Dec. 1868, page 748
   [Aus], vol. 16, no. 423, 9 May 1874, page 588
   [Aus], vol. 18, no. 477, 22 May 1875, page 653
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 255
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 6, Sep. 1867, page 228
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1678, 11 Nov. 1871, page 467
   [ILN], vol. 60, no. 1711, 22 June 1872, page 611
   [NYC], 16 Nov. 1867
   [SyM], 19 Nov. 1870
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 5, 1 Sep. 1872, page 66
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [1st NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1870]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W. 1868 (1)         (f)     3   -   1
Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W. 1868 (2)         (f)     1.5   -   2.5      Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W. 1869         (f)     6   -   2      Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Burns, A. - Lulman, A. 1872         (f)     2   -   1      Burns, A. gave odds of a rook
Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W. 1874         (c)     3   -   1
Burns, A. - Stephen, W.R. 1874         (f)     2   -   5      Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Blackburne, J.H. - Burns, A. 1885         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Melbourne 1866     Victorian Tournament    
  Burns, A. - Blair     3 - 0          Burns, A. gave odds of a knight
  Burns, A. - Burrington, S.     3 - 0          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Burns, A. - Tullidge, W.     3.5 - 0.5    
  Burns, A. - Phillips, P.D.     3 - 0          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Burns, A. - Ellis, L.     4 - 2    
Melbourne 1867     Melbourne Club Handicap Tournament     18  /  22
  Burns, A. - Tullidge, W.     2 - 0          Burns, A. gave odds of the move
Melbourne and Adelaide 1868     1st Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Hale, R.B.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1870     1st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Heydon, C.G.     1 - 0    
Melbourne 1871     Melbourne Club Handicap Tournament    
  Burns, A. - A'Beckett, E.F.     2 - 0          Burns, A. gave odds of a rook
  Burns, A. - Rush     2 - 1          Burns, A. gave odds of a rook
  Burns, A. - Jackman (1)     1 - 0          Burns, A. gave odds of a rook
  Burns, A. - Coates, E.J.     2 - 1          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Burns, A. - Goldsmith, L.     1.5 - 2.5          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Burns, A. - Black (1)     2 - 0          Burns, A. gave odds of a rook
  Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W.     1 - 2          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W.     1 - 2          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Sydney and Melbourne 1871     2nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Wallach, H.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1872     3rd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Smith, R.     1 - 0    
Melbourne 1873     Melbourne Club Married - Singles Match    
  Burns, A. - Goldsmith, L.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1873     4th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Ryan, T.I.     1 - 0    
Melbourne 1874 (1)     Melbourne Handicap Challenge Cup Tournament    
  Burns, A. - Goldsmith, B.     3 - 0          Burns, A. gave odds of knight and move
  Burns, A. - Stephen, W.R.     1 - 3          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Melbourne 1874 (2)     Melbourne Club Married - Singles Match    
  Burns, A. - Goldsmith, L.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1874     5th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Wallach, H.     1 - 0    
Melbourne 1875 (1)     Melbourne Handicap Challenge Cup Tournament    
  Burns, A. - Connell, J.M.     2.5 - 2.5    
  Burns, A. - Coates, E.J.     3.5 - 1.5          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Burns, A. - Fleming, A.     3.5 - 1.5          Burns, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Burns, A. - Sedgefield, S.W.     3 - 1    
  Burns, A. - Lulman, A.     2 - 3          Burns, A. gave odds of a knight
Sydney and Melbourne 1876     6th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Fisher, C.M.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1877     7th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Ryan, T.I.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1879     8th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Ryan, T.I.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1880     9th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Gibbes, F.J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1883     10th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Walker, P.B.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1884     11th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Crane, W.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1885     12th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Russell, G.A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Melbourne 1893 (3)     Veterans - Non-veterans Team Match    
  Burns, A. - Esling, F.K.     1 - 0    
Melbourne and Adelaide 1893     Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Hilton, J. (2)     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1895     15th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Henderson, S.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022