Minchin, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  297  2022 (81) 10
1873  284  2041 (80) 0
1874  282  2061 (76) 0
1875  271  2081 (71) 0
1876  250  2101 (63) 0
1877  211  2121 (52) 10
1878  216  2123 (46) 28
1879  220  2119 (58) 0
1880  242  2115 (66) 0
1881  277  2110 (70) 0
1882  289  2106 (72) 0
1883  333  2102 (72) 0
1884  360  2098 (69) 0
1885  373  2094 (63) 8
1886  371  2089 (66) 0
1887  386  2083 (65) 1
1888  406  2071 (62) 0
1889  421  2058 (56) 13
1890  435  2061 (58) 10
1891  433  2070 (68) 1
1892  460  2070 (78) 0
1893  472  2070 (85) 1
1894  487  2068 (93) 0
1895  497  2066 (99) 0
1896  488  2064 (105) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Minchin, Charles Cherry  
   Also known as: Lt. Gen. Minchin; Gen. Minchin; Major-Gen. Minchin; Colonel Minchin
Born: 1830
Died: 2 Dec. 1899
 
Notes:
Gaige says born c1830. Sergeant says he was the brother of James Innes Minchin. Is the 'M. Minchin' listed in the Westminster Papers of 1 May 1872 (vol.5, p.5) actually 'Major Minchin'?
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 284
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 284
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 88
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 197
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 170
Periodicals
   [BDP], 30 Jan. 1893
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 1987, 11 Aug. 1877, page 143
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 1, 1 May 1872, page 5
Web
   Sericano, C.  [London BCA Challenge Cup 1872]

Tournament data

London, England 1872 (2)     4th British Chess Association Challenge Cup     0  /  7
London, England 1872 (4)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Minchin, C.C. - Bussy, B.F.     0 - 1          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of a knight
  Minchin, C.C. - Down, H.F.     1 - 0          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of pawn and move
  Minchin, C.C. - Baxter, C.M.     0 - 1          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of pawn and move
Birmingham 1877 (1)     Counties Chess Association - 1st Class     4.5  /  10
London, England 1878 (2)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     7  /  14
London, England 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     2.5  /  11
London, England 1878 (5)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Minchin, C.C. - Gunsberg, I.A.     0 - 1    
  Minchin, C.C. - Tudor, H.E.     1 - 0          Minchin, C.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Minchin, C.C. - Martin, Wi.     1 - 0    
London, England 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Griffiths, E.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Chappell, W.T.     0 - 1    
Brighton 1885 (1)     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Butler, H.W.     0.5 - 1.5    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Bussy, B.F.     1 - 1    
Sussex 1885     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Butler, H.W.     1 - 1    
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Woon, C.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Moriau, C.     0 - 1    
London, England 1889 (7)     Saint George's Chess Club Championship     2.5  /  12
London, England 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Sugden, J.F.     0 - 1    
Cambridge 1890 (2)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     6  /  10
London, England 1891 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Ingoldsby, W.J.     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Lewis, C.F. (2)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Minchin, C.C. - Anspach, F.L.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022