Minchin, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  296  2024 (81) 10
1873  282  2045 (79) 0
1874  278  2065 (76) 0
1875  269  2086 (71) 0
1876  243  2106 (63) 0
1877  209  2127 (51) 10
1878  210  2129 (45) 28
1879  221  2123 (58) 0
1880  237  2118 (66) 0
1881  275  2112 (70) 0
1882  286  2107 (72) 0
1883  325  2101 (72) 0
1884  357  2096 (69) 0
1885  376  2090 (63) 8
1886  374  2084 (65) 0
1887  391  2078 (65) 1
1888  416  2065 (62) 0
1889  424  2052 (56) 13
1890  443  2055 (58) 10
1891  437  2064 (68) 1
1892  463  2064 (78) 0
1893  472  2064 (85) 1
1894  489  2062 (93) 0
1895  497  2060 (99) 0
1896  494  2059 (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