Blijdenstein, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  253  1905 (130) 1
1861  260  1912 (126) 1
1862  257  1928 (124) 0
1863  247  1943 (122) 0
1864  254  1959 (120) 0
1865  265  1974 (118) 0
1866  282  1990 (115) 0
1867  265  2005 (111) 0
1868  265  2021 (107) 0
1869  251  2036 (103) 0
1870  255  2052 (98) 0
1871  254  2067 (91) 0
1872  246  2083 (84) 0
1873  236  2098 (75) 13
1874  252  2092 (76) 12
1875  274  2082 (86) 0
1876  280  2071 (94) 0
1877  281  2060 (101) 0
1878  299  2049 (108) 0
1879  307  2039 (113) 0
1880  345  2028 (118) 0
1881  394  2017 (123) 0
1882  422  2007 (127) 0
1883  482  1996 (131) 0
1884  539  1985 (135) 0
1885  561  1974 (138) 0
1886  578  1964 (141) 0
1887  589  1953 (144) 0
1888  601  1942 (147) 0
1889  599  1932 (149) 0
1890  643  1921 (151) 0
1891  662  1910 (154) 0
1892  710  1900 (156) 0
1893  734  1889 (157) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Blijdenstein, Benjamin Willem  
Born: 1839
Died: 1914
 
Notes:
Peter de Jong explains in Chess Note 5416 that this Benjamin Willem Blijdenstein had a father of the same name, and a grandfather of the same name (who was known as a draughts player).
 
References
Books
   Nederlandschen Schaakbond, Nederlandschen Schaakbond, 1873, page 1
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 21, no. 1095, 18 Sep. 1859, page 15
   [Era], vol. 22, no. 1122, 25 Mar. 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1174, 24 Mar. 1861, page 6
   [Fld], 12 Sep. 1874
   [Fld], 17 Oct. 1874
   [Sis], vol. 5, 1861, page 245
   [Sis], vol. 7, 1863, page 265
   [Sis], vol. 4, no. 7, July 1870, page 204
Web
   Plomp, Adriaan.  [B.W. Blijdenstein: Bankier, filantroop en schaker]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5408. Dutch players]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5416. Dutch players]

Tournament data

London, England 1860 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Riley, S.     1 - 0    
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Lowenthal, J.J.     0 - 1          Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1861 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Saburov, P.A.     0 - 1          Saburov, P.A. gave odds of pawn and move
The Hague 1873     1st Netherland Chess Federation Tourney     9.5  /  12
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Gifford, H.W.B.     0 - 1    
Amsterdam 1874     2nd Netherland Chess Federation Tourney     8  /  12
Hilversum 1893     Hilversum Club Tournament    
  Blijdenstein, B.W. - Peet, J.H.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 8 Jan. 2024