Bell, Henry


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1852  67  2284 (134) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bell, Henry Glassford  
   Also known as: Sheriff Bell
Born: 5 Nov. 1803
Died: 7 Jan. 1874
 
Notes:
The Westminster Papers of 1 Dec. 1873 (p.153) say he died on 24 Nov. 1873. Gaige has date of death as 7 Jan. 1874, as given in the Huddersfield College Magazine of Jan. 1874 (p.111). However, the Huddersfield College Magazine of Jan. 1874 (p.111) has date of birth as 1805, where Gaige has 5-11-1803.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 30
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
Periodicals
   [BLL], 13 Apr. 1851, page 8
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 12, no. 5, May 1851, page 151
   [CPC], vol. 13, no. 3, Mar. 1852, page 85
   [CPC], vol. 13, no. 7, July 1852, page 210
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 3, Mar. 1853, page 92
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 10, Oct. 1853, page 312
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 26, Feb. 1861, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 30, June 1861, page 165
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 4, Nov. 1868, page 122
   [HCM], vol. 2, no. 6, Mar. 1874, page 111
   [ILN], vol. 15, no. 390, 15 Sep. 1849, page 187
   [ILN], vol. 21, no. 567, 3 July 1852, page 11
   [ILN], vol. 22, no. 614, 26 Mar. 1853, page 235
   [ILN], vol. 22, no. 628, 18 June 1853, page 491
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1132, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1759, 17 May 1873, page 475
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1796, 24 Jan. 1874, page 91
   [ILN], vol. 75, no. 2108, 8 Nov. 1879, page 443
   [WP], vol. 6, no. 8, 1 Dec. 1873, page 153
Web
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5465. Early uses of 'world chess champion']

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

Donaldson, Jo. - Bell, H.G. 1852         (c)     1.5   -   1.5


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