Deacon, Frederic




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1851  34  2411 (64) 17
1852  31  2414 (63) 17
1853  32  2419 (70) 0
1854  26  2424 (75) 0
1855  21  2428 (77) 0
1856  20  2433 (78) 0
1857  22  2438 (77) 0
1858  26  2443 (73) 0
1859  29  2447 (68) 0
1860  27  2452 (59) 8
1861  36  2421 (57) 0
1862  42  2389 (49) 25
1863  45  2356 (58) 8
1864  59  2328 (70) 0
1865  67  2301 (78) 0
1866  76  2273 (85) 0
1867  89  2245 (90) 0
1868  101  2218 (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'; 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 Winter cites Gaige's unpublished revision of Chess Personalia with birth date 'about 1830' and exact date of death. 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
   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
Periodicals
   [BLL], 25 May 1851, page 5
   [CPC], vol. 10, Oct. 1849, page 315
   [CPC], vol. 11, Jan. 1850, page 9
   [CPC], vol. 12, Jan. 1851, page 10
   [CPC], vol. 1, Dec. 1859, page 378
   [Era], vol. 25, 5 Apr. 1863, page 12
   [ILN], vol. 15, 8 Sep. 1849, page 171
   [ILN], vol. 17, 14 Dec. 1850, page 454
   [ILN], vol. 67, 4 Dec. 1875, page 566
   [Reg], vol. 3, Feb. 1851, page 53
   [WP], vol. 1, 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. 1852         (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
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 1851 (2)     Provincial Tournament    
  Deacon, F.H. - Gilby, W.     2 - 1    
  Deacon, F.H. - Ranken, C.E.     0 - 2    
London 1851 (3)     London Chess Club Tournament     1  /  2
London 1860 (1)     London Club Handicap Tournament     4.5  /  6
London 1860 (3)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Deacon, F.H. - Pieconka (1)     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 1862 (1)     London Club - St. James Club Match    
  Deacon, F.H. - Stewart, H.C.     1 - 0    
London 1862 (3)     Grand Tournament (5th British Chess Association?)     2.5  /  8
London 1862 (4)     Handicap Tournament (5th British Chess Association?)    
  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: 21 Sept. 2017