Deacon, Frederic




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1851  43  2401 (61) 27
1852  31  2425 (62) 7
1853  33  2426 (69) 0
1854  29  2428 (74) 0
1855  28  2429 (77) 0
1856  26  2431 (77) 0
1857  29  2432 (76) 0
1858  34  2434 (73) 0
1859  35  2435 (68) 0
1860  37  2436 (59) 8
1861  49  2402 (57) 0
1862  56  2368 (49) 26
1863  69  2335 (57) 8
1864  87  2308 (69) 0
1865  97  2282 (78) 0
1866  111  2256 (85) 0
1867  125  2229 (90) 0
1868  149  2203 (95) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Deacon, Frederic Horace  
   Also known as: Frederick Horace Deacon
Born: 1830
Died: 20 Nov. 1875
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth year 'c1829', death 'c10-1875'; Harding has '1829?'; Di Felice has 'Frederick', as do Hooper and Whyld, who give birth year 1830. Winter cites Gaige's unpublished revision of Chess Personalia with birth date 'about 1830' and exact date of death. Zavatarelli has dates 1829-1876. Sergeant (p.115) has 'F.B. Deacon'.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 40
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 223
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 86
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 35, 574
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 36, 36
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 320
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 385
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 1
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 76, 115
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lxx
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 64
Periodicals
   [BLL], 25 May 1851, page 5
   [CPC], vol. 10, no. 10, Oct. 1849, page 315
   [CPC], vol. 11, no. 1, Jan. 1850, page 9
   [CPC], vol. 12, no. 1, Jan. 1851, page 10
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 12, Dec. 1859, page 378
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1280, 5 Apr. 1863, page 12
   [ILN], vol. 15, no. 389, 8 Sep. 1849, page 171
   [ILN], vol. 17, no. 459, 14 Dec. 1850, page 454
   [ILN], vol. 67, no. 1895, 4 Dec. 1875, page 566
   [Reg], vol. 3, no. 2, Feb. 1851, page 53
   [SZ], vol. 4, no. 7, July 1849, page 228
   [SZ], vol. 5, no. 12, Dec. 1850, page 433
   [WP], vol. 1, no. 3, June 1868, page 33
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 7854. Demoralization]

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

Deacon, F.H. - Lowe, E. 1851         (f)     7.5   -   2.5
Deacon, F.H. - Michaels, P. 1851         (f)     7   -   3
Deacon, F.H. - Mayet, C. 1852         (c)     5   -   2
Deacon, F.H. - Bartleman, J. 1853         (f)     4   -   0      Deacon, F.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Dubois, S. - Deacon, F.H. 1862         (c)     1   -   0
Steinitz, W. - Deacon, F.H. 1863         (f)     5.5   -   1.5
Deacon, F.H. - Chinnery, W.M. 1863         (f)     0   -   1      Deacon, F.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Wayte, W. - Deacon, F.H. 1868         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

London, England 1851 (2)     Provincial Tournament    
  Deacon, F.H. - Gilby, W.     2 - 1    
  Deacon, F.H. - Ranken, C.E.     0 - 2    
London, England 1851 (3)     London Chess Club International Tournament     1  /  2
London, England 1860 (1)     London Club Handicap Tournament     4.5  /  6
London, England 1860 (3)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Deacon, F.H. - Kempa-Pieczonka, A.     1 - 0          Deacon, F.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Deacon, F.H. - Wormald, R.B.     1 - 0    
  Deacon, F.H. - Burden, F.     1 - 0    
London, England 1862 (1)     London Club - St. James Club Match    
  Deacon, F.H. - Stewart, H.C.     1 - 0    
London, England 1862 (3)     British Chess Association Congress - Grand Tournament     2.5  /  8
London, England 1862 (4)     British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Deacon, F.H. - Dawson, R.     2 - 1          Deacon, F.H. gave odds of the move
  Deacon, F.H. - Green, S.J.     3.5 - 1.5          Deacon, F.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Deacon, F.H. - Hannah, J.W.     1.5 - 0.5          Deacon, F.H. gave odds of the move
  Deacon, F.H. - Hannah, J.W.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Deacon, F.H. - Mackenzie, G.H.     1 - 3          Deacon, F.H. gave odds of the move


Player information updated: 6 Apr. 2023