Beardsell, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  255  2031 (92) 2
1871  251  2052 (84) 6
1872  263  2041 (81) 1
1873  263  2040 (78) 0
1874  267  2039 (73) 1
1875  273  2043 (67) 7
1876  280  2044 (64) 4
1877  273  2054 (60) 8
1878  285  2044 (60) 11
1879  281  2050 (69) 0
1880  286  2055 (75) 9
1881  315  2063 (80) 0
1882  328  2072 (82) 1
1883  352  2081 (84) 0
1884  360  2090 (84) 4
1885  394  2074 (92) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Beardsell, Thomas John  
   Also known as: Beardsall
Born: 1841
Died: 30 Oct. 1886
 
Notes:
Full name from correspondence from Tim Harding, who also gives birth year as 1841 or 1842 and date of death as 30 Oct. 1886 (from the Dec. 1886 British Chess Magazine, pp.477-478). Richard Forster (Amos Burn, p.954) has 'Beardsell [Beardsall], T.N.'. Sergeant has 'Beardsall'.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 954
   Harding, Doctoral thesis, page 153
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 105, 128, 543, 571
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 124
Periodicals
   [BCM], Dec. 1886, page 477
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1597, 4 June 1870, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 65, no. 1836, 1874, page 427
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 3, 1 July 1871, page 48

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

Blackburne, J.H. - Beardsell, T.J. 1877         (f)     4.5   -   2.5      Blackburne, J.H. gave odds of a knight
Geary, W. - Beardsell, T.J. 1880         (f)     5   -   4

Tournament data

London, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Elam, C.     0 - 1    
Greenwich 1870     Bermondsey Club - Greenwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Latter, W.P.     0 - 2    
Greenwich 1871     Bermondsey Club - Greenwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Morris (1)     2 - 0    
London, England 1871 (2)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 2    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Brand, B.     2 - 0          Beardsell, T.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Beardsell, T.J. - Potter, W.N.     0 - 2          Potter, W.N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Aytoun     1 - 0    
London, England 1871 (8)     Bermondsey Club - Railway Clearing House Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Knight (2)     1 - 0    
London, England 1871 (9)     Bermondsey Club - Greenwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Latter, W.P.     1.5 - 0.5    
Hull and London, England 1872     Crystal Palace Meeting: Hull-London Telegraph Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Walker, Ja.     1 - 0    
London, England 1872 (5)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Mellor, W. (2)     0 - 1          Beardsell, T.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1874 (3)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Zukertort, J.H.     0 - 1          Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of a knight
London, England 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Garraway, W.     1 - 2          Beardsell, T.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1875 (5)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Maitland     1 - 1    
London, England 1875 (6)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Healey, F.     0 - 2    
London, England 1876 (1)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Tarrant, J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1876 (2)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Maitland     0 - 1    
London, England 1876 (3)     Bermondsey Club - Alexandra Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Taylor (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1876 (10)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Potter, W.N.     0 - 1          Potter, W.N. gave odds of a knight
London, England 1877 (3)     Bermondsey - Shaftesbury Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Weightman     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     2  /  11
London, England 1882 (1)     Bermondsey Club - Railway Clearing House Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Tarrant, J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1882 (3)     Bermondsey Club - Woolwich Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Nixon (1)     1 - 0    
London, England 1884 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Pierce, W.T.     1 - 1    
Brighton 1884 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Pierce, W.T.     2 - 0    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Butler, H.W.B.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020