Murton, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  395  1916 (129) 5
1872  413  1898 (132) 0
1873  448  1879 (135) 0
1874  491  1861 (137) 0
1875  538  1842 (140) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Murton, Charles  
Born: 1790
Died:
 
Notes:
The Westminster Papers of 1 Dec. 1870 (vol.3, p.125) has 'Morton'. The Westminster Papers of 1 Jan. 1871 (vol.3, p.139) has 'Maton'. The City of London Chess Magazine of Dec. 1874 (p.272) has 'Merton' but the issue of Jan. 1875 (p.297) has 'Murton' in the same event.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 965
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 155, 578
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 244
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 374
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 133
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 11, Dec. 1874, page 272
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 12, Jan. 1875, page 293, 297
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 2, Mar. 1875, page 40
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 7, Aug. 1875, page 195
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 32, 1 Dec. 1870, page 125
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 33, 1 Jan. 1871, page 139
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 11, 1 Mar. 1873, page 169
Web
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4789. Longevity]

Tournament data

London, England 1871 (1)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 1    
  Murton, C. - Chappell, H.     2 - 0          Murton, C. gave odds of pawn and move
  Murton, C. - Argall, H.K.     1 - 2          Argall, H.K. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1875 (5)     City of London Club Old Members - New Members Match    
  Murton, C. - Gastineau, H.F.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022