Stanley, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1841  18  2407 (68) 13
1842  21  2408 (66) 0
1843  23  2409 (60) 0
1844  23  2410 (49) 63
1845  27  2406 (47) 59
1846  31  2401 (46) 61
1847  25  2420 (56) 0
1848  20  2438 (60) 0
1849  24  2457 (59) 0
1850  22  2475 (52) 23
1851  25  2464 (57) 0
1852  22  2454 (56) 8
1853  29  2438 (57) 10
1854  33  2421 (61) 0
1855  40  2404 (62) 0
1856  42  2387 (58) 4
1857  47  2372 (53) 23
1858  57  2355 (56) 0
1859  68  2337 (54) 2
1860  74  2347 (47) 31
1861  76  2342 (54) 7
1862  70  2346 (62) 3
1863  54  2360 (66) 0
1864  51  2374 (67) 0
1865  45  2387 (66) 0
1866  46  2401 (60) 6
1867  43  2410 (58) 7
1868  42  2413 (59) 11
1869  47  2394 (68) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Stanley, Charles Henry  
   Also known as: C.H.S.
Born: 2 Sep. 1819
Died: 6 Oct. 1901
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper and Golombek have death date 16-03-1894. Gaige and Townsend have death date 6-10-1901. Although Stanley moved to New York around 1842, problems by 'C. Stanley, of Brighton' were appearing in the Illustrated London News (e.g. 27 Sept. 1845, p.208), and the Chess Player's Chronicle (e.g. Sept. 1845, p.257) in 1845. This was, however, a different Charles Stanley (see Townsend, pp.93-94).
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 95
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 67, 406
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 404
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 73
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 307
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 12, 580
   Hilbert, Emil Kemeny, page 77
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 58, 117
   Hindle, Mystery of Edward Pindar, page 43
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 324
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 49
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 6, 67
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 91
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 301
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 86
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 22, no. 1144, 26 Aug. 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1163, 6 Jan. 1861, page 14
   [Era], vol. 30, no. 1525, 15 Dec. 1867, page 4
   [FLIN], 12 Jan. 1856
   [GWT], 7 Jan. 1867
   [HWT], 9 Oct. 1875
   [ILN], vol. 28, no. 789, 15 Mar. 1856, page 287
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 888, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [ILN], vol. 37, no. 1045, 18 Aug. 1860, page 164
   [ILN], vol. 51, no. 1459, 14 Dec. 1867, page 649
   [NYC], 22 Sep. 1860
   [NYSP], 8 Sep. 1860
   [WR], 14 Oct. 1875
Web
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [An American Tragedy]
   Sarah.  [Charles Henry Stanley]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sarah.  [William James Appleton Fuller]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Simpson's Divan]

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

Stanley, C.H. - Staunton, H. 1841         (f)     7.5   -   5.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Stanley, C.H. - Schulten, J.W. 1844 (1)         (f)     13.5   -   11.5
Stanley, C.H. - Schulten, J.W. 1844 (2)         (f)     11.5   -   5.5
Stanley, C.H. - Vezin, C. 1844         (f)     12.5   -   8.5
Stanley, C.H. - Rousseau, E. 1845         (f)     19   -   12
Stanley, C.H. - Schulten, J.W. 1845         (f)     15   -   13
Stanley, C.H. - Vezin, C. 1846         (f)     5   -   4
Stanley, C.H. - Hammond, G. 1846 (1)         (c)     13   -   5
Schulten, J.W. - Stanley, C.H. 1846 (1)         (f)     13   -   9
Stanley, C.H. - Hammond, G. 1846 (2)         (f)     6   -   3
Schulten, J.W. - Stanley, C.H. 1846 (2)         (f)     0   -   3
Stanley, C.H. - Turner, J.H. 1850         (f)     11.5   -   5.5
Stanley, C.H. - Lowenthal, J.J. 1850         (c)     3   -   3
Stanley, C.H. - de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. 1852         (c)     4   -   4
Stanley, C.H. - Montgomery, W.W. 1856         (c)     3   -   1
Morphy, P.C. - Stanley, C.H. 1857 (1)         (f)     4.5   -   0.5      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of pawn and move
Morphy, P.C. - Stanley, C.H. 1857 (2)         (c)     12   -   1
Loyd, S. - Stanley, C.H. 1859         (c)     2   -   0
Pindar, E.D. - Stanley, C.H. 1860         (c)     13.5   -   8.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Stanley, C.H. 1867         (f)     2   -   1
Montgomery, H.P. - Stanley, C.H. 1867         (s)     1   -   1
McConnell, Ja. (1) - Stanley, C.H. 1867         (s)     1   -   1
Stanley, C.H. - Brown, T.M. 1868         (c)     2   -   0
Mackenzie, G.H. - Stanley, C.H. 1868         (f)     2   -   1

Tournament data

New York 1853     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Stanley, C.H. - Perrin, F.     5 - 0    
  Stanley, C.H. - Marache, N.     2 - 3    
New York 1857 (4)     1st American Chess Congress    
  Stanley, C.H. - Lichtenhein, T.     2 - 3    
New York 1860 (1)     1st Free Tournament    
  Stanley, C.H. - Johnston, Wm. (1)     1 - 0          Stanley, C.H. gave odds of a knight
  Stanley, C.H. - Napoleao dos Santos, A.     0 - 1          Stanley, C.H. gave odds of a knight
Cambridge 1860     3rd British Chess Association Tournament    
  Stanley, C.H. - Rainger, F.G.     2 - 0    
  Stanley, C.H. - Horne, B.W.     2 - 1    
  Stanley, C.H. - Kolisch, I.     0 - 3    
Manchester 1861 (1)     Manchester Chess Club Tournament - 1st Class    
  Stanley, C.H. - Horwitz, B.     1 - 3    
Leeds 1861 (1)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament    
  Stanley, C.H. - Cadman, R.     1 - 0    
  Stanley, C.H. - Wilson, W.J.     1 - 0    
Bristol 1861 (1)     4th British Chess Association Congress - Grand Tournament    
  Stanley, C.H. - Wilson, W.J.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1862 (1)     Manchester Club Tournament    
  Stanley, C.H. - Lafontaine     2 - 1    
New York 1866     New York Club Tournament    
  Stanley, C.H. - Mackenzie, G.H.     2 - 4    
New York 1868     New York Club Tournament    
  Stanley, C.H. - Mackenzie, G.H.     0 - 2    
  Stanley, C.H. - Perrin, F.     2 - 0    
  Stanley, C.H. - Barnett, J.P.     1 - 1    
New York 1869 (5)     4th Cafe Europa Tournament    
  Stanley, C.H. - Mason, Ja.     0 - 2    
  Stanley, C.H. - Perrin, F.     2 - 0    


Player information updated: 7 Nov. 2023