Beardsell, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  280  2012 (89) 2
1871  276  2036 (81) 6
1872  285  2031 (78) 1
1873  293  2035 (74) 0
1874  298  2040 (69) 1
1875  305  2051 (61) 10
1876  291  2053 (60) 4
1877  278  2062 (58) 8
1878  295  2053 (58) 11
1879  290  2058 (68) 0
1880  298  2064 (74) 9
1881  323  2072 (79) 0
1882  328  2081 (81) 1
1883  349  2088 (83) 0
1884  360  2096 (84) 4
1885  394  2079 (91) 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 (1)     City of London College Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Seyler     2 - 0    
London, England 1874 (9)     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 (5)     City of London Club Old Members - New Members Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Fenton, R.H.F.     0 - 1    
London, England 1875 (7)     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 (10)     Endeavour Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Konigs, F.H.     1 - 1    
London, England 1875 (14)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Beardsell, T.J. - Maitland     1 - 1    
London, England 1875 (16)     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, H.J.     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.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022