Gifford, H.W. Birkmyre




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  136  2219 (71) 13
1874  128  2226 (65) 14
1875  126  2233 (64) 8
1876  133  2217 (64) 1
1877  124  2221 (62) 0
1878  126  2224 (56) 22
1879  127  2222 (63) 0
1880  140  2220 (66) 0
1881  158  2218 (66) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gifford, H.W. Birkmyre  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Field of 27 Jun. 1874 has 'W.H.B. Gifford'.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 145
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 225
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 106, 107, 132
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 226
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 152
   Nederlandschen Schaakbond, Nederlandschen Schaakbond, 1873, page 3
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 6, July 1874, page 131
   [Fld], 27 June 1874
   [Fld], 12 Sep. 1874
   [WP], vol. 6, no. 7, 1 Nov. 1873, page 132
Web
   van Reek, Jan.  [pgn file of Dutch tournaments]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5156. H. Gifford]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5163. Blackburne and Kasparyan]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5180. Gifford]

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

Blackburne, J.H. - Gifford, H.W.B. 1874         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

The Hague 1873     1st Netherland Chess Federation Tourney     9.5  /  12
  Gifford, H.W.B. - Blijdenstein, B.W.     1 - 0    
Amsterdam 1874     2nd Netherland Chess Federation Tourney     10  /  12
  Gifford, H.W.B. - de Lelie, A.     0 - 1    
Rotterdam 1875     3rd Netherland Chess Federation Tournament     7  /  8
Gouda 1876     Netherland Chess Federation Tournament    
  Gifford, H.W.B. - Messemaker, C.     0 - 1    
Paris 1878     Paris International Chess Congress     3.5  /  22
Paris 1881 (3)     2nd French National Tournament     4.5  /  12


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022