Burns, Andrew




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  23  2444 (86) 16
1867  25  2437 (82) 24
1868  32  2414 (82) 9
1869  33  2415 (83) 8
1870  36  2400 (83) 1
1871  41  2387 (81) 22
1872  44  2375 (85) 4
1873  50  2360 (90) 1
1874  55  2344 (94) 1
1875  65  2331 (96) 0
1876  65  2318 (98) 1
1877  73  2299 (100) 1
1878  81  2280 (102) 0
1879  93  2260 (103) 1
1880  109  2250 (104) 1
1881  127  2239 (105) 0
1882  152  2227 (106) 0
1883  178  2216 (105) 1
1884  196  2205 (105) 1
1885  204  2200 (106) 3
1886  211  2197 (111) 0
1887  223  2195 (115) 0
1888  216  2192 (119) 0
1889  222  2190 (123) 0
1890  240  2188 (126) 0
1891  249  2185 (128) 0
1892  258  2183 (131) 0
1893  264  2180 (133) 1
1894  270  2173 (137) 0
1895  272  2166 (140) 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
   [WP], vol. 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
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    
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: 30 Sept. 2018