Neill, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  21  2495 (63) 12
1875  21  2496 (59) 12
1876  19  2499 (64) 3
1877  22  2481 (71) 0
1878  26  2462 (76) 0
1879  33  2444 (78) 0
1880  45  2426 (79) 7
1881  53  2420 (86) 0
1882  58  2413 (93) 0
1883  65  2407 (98) 0
1884  70  2401 (103) 0
1885  73  2394 (107) 0
1886  79  2388 (110) 0
1887  82  2382 (112) 0
1888  88  2375 (115) 0
1889  88  2369 (116) 0
1890  93  2363 (118) 0
1891  105  2356 (119) 0
1892  112  2350 (119) 0
1893  118  2344 (120) 0
1894  125  2337 (120) 0
1895  132  2331 (119) 0
1896  133  2324 (118) 0
1897  135  2318 (117) 0
1898  150  2312 (116) 0
1899  156  2305 (114) 0
1900  161  2299 (111) 0
1901  173  2293 (108) 0
1902  175  2286 (105) 0
1903  191  2280 (100) 0
1904  217  2274 (95) 0
1905  229  2267 (89) 0
1906  248  2261 (82) 0
1907  270  2255 (74) 5
1908  260  2259 (72) 1
1909  244  2273 (69) 3
1910  210  2290 (69) 0
1911  204  2306 (66) 14

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Neill, Benjamin Milnes  
   Also known as: Benjamin Milnes; Rev. Benjamin Milnes Neill
Born: 13 Apr. 1853
Died: 16 Feb. 1922
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 161
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 300
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables III, page 372
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 120
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 16, 301, 370, 391, 401, 402
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 12, 79
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 58, 108
Periodicals
   [ACMa], vol. 3, no. 1, July 1899, page 17
   [BH], 26 Oct. 1872
   [BH], 15 Nov. 1873
   [HWT], 25 Oct. 1873
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1870, 12 June 1875, page 571
   [TFF], 8 Sep. 1871
   [WP], vol. 6, no. 8, 1 Dec. 1873, page 154

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

Neill, B.M. - Ware, P. 1874         (f)     7   -   3
Neill, B.M. - Delmar, E. (1) 1874         (c)     2   -   0
Bird, H.E. - Neill, B.M. 1876         (c)     0   -   2
Mackenzie, G.H. - Neill, B.M. 1876         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Davidson, H. (1) - Neill, B.M. 1880         (f)     4   -   3

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1875     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     40  /  52
Philadelphia 1907 (3)     22nd Franklin Chess Club Championship     10.5  /  13
  Neill, B.M. - Stadelman, S.L.     1 - 2    
Philadelphia 1908 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Neill, B.M. - Shipley, W.P.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1909 (4)     24th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8.5  /  12
Philadelphia 1911 (6)     26th Franklin Club Championship     10  /  14


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021