Selfe, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  94  2231 (126) 3
1857  99  2229 (128) 0
1858  100  2227 (129) 0
1859  107  2225 (131) 0
1860  109  2222 (132) 0
1861  113  2220 (133) 0
1862  105  2218 (134) 0
1863  105  2215 (135) 0
1864  106  2213 (135) 0
1865  103  2211 (135) 0
1866  111  2208 (135) 0
1867  117  2206 (135) 0
1868  116  2204 (135) 0
1869  115  2202 (134) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Selfe, Henry James Selfe  
   Also known as: Henry James Selfe Page; H.S. Selfe
Born: 15 Nov. 1810
Died: 6 Sep. 1870
 
Notes:
Gaige lists him as 'Selfe, Henry James Selfe', the Westminster Papers of 1 Oct. 1870 (vol.3, p.100) gives 'Henry Self Selfe' and Löwenthal and Medley list him as 'Selfe, H.S.', so the double 'Selfe' is correct.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 384
   Gillam, London, 1868/9, page 4
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 9
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton, page 141
Periodicals
   [BLL], 14 Sep. 1870, page 4
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Feb. 1869, page 154
   [CW], vol. 4, Dec. 1868, page 344
   [Era], vol. 23, 8 Sep. 1861, page 6
   [WP], vol. 1, July 1868, page 48
   [WP], vol. 2, 1 Feb. 1870, page 153
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Oct. 1870, page 100

Tournament data

London 1856 (2)     Ries' Divan Handicap Tournament    
  Selfe, H.J.S. - Boden, S.S.     2 - 1          Boden, S.S. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1869 (1)     London Handicap Tournament (British Chess Association?)    
  Selfe, H.J.S. - Blackburne, J.H.     1 - 0          Blackburne, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Selfe, H.J.S. - Haggard, H.D.     0 - 1          Selfe, H.J.S. gave odds of pawn and move


Player information updated: 16 May 2018