Burns, Andrew




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  37  2396 (90) 16
1867  38  2393 (87) 24
1868  42  2379 (88) 9
1869  39  2386 (90) 8
1870  42  2375 (94) 1
1871  45  2362 (98) 1
1872  47  2351 (100) 1
1873  52  2338 (102) 1
1874  54  2325 (104) 1
1875  63  2313 (105) 0
1876  68  2301 (105) 1
1877  76  2284 (106) 1
1878  81  2265 (107) 0
1879  94  2247 (108) 1
1880  109  2237 (108) 1
1881  132  2226 (109) 0
1882  153  2215 (109) 0
1883  183  2204 (108) 1
1884  196  2194 (107) 1
1885  208  2189 (108) 3
1886  215  2187 (113) 0
1887  231  2185 (117) 0
1888  227  2182 (121) 0
1889  239  2180 (124) 0
1890  253  2178 (127) 0
1891  261  2176 (130) 0
1892  263  2174 (132) 0
1893  267  2172 (134) 1
1894  273  2165 (138) 0
1895  281  2158 (141) 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
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 239
   Winter, Chess Explorations, page 264
Periodicals
   [Aus], vol. 5, 12 Dec. 1868, page 12
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 255
   [CW], vol. 3, Sep. 1867, page 228
   [ILN], vol. 59, 11 Nov. 1871, page 467
   [ILN], vol. 60, 22 June 1872, page 611
   [NYC], 16 Nov. 1867
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
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    
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    
Sydney and Melbourne 1873     4th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Ryan, T.I.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1874     5th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Burns, A. - Wallach, H.     1 - 0    
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 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: 16 Jul. 2017