Laws, Benjamin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  271  2086 (77) 10
1883  338  2060 (83) 1
1884  375  2038 (89) 0
1885  422  2016 (94) 1
1886  434  2000 (99) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Laws, Benjamin Glover  
   Also known as: S. Green; C. Hill; C. Horn; I.S. Lington; N.R.S.; Handley Rhodes
Born: 6 Feb. 1861
Died: 21 Sep. 1931
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 241
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 409
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 309
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 120
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 133
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 5, Feb. 1885, page 68
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Family Life of Grandmaster Gunsberg], page 4

Tournament data

London 1882 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - 4th Class Match    
  Laws, B.G. - Block, T.     0 - 1          Block, T. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1882 (5)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Laws, B.G. - Wainwright, G.E.     1 - 0    
London 1882 (6)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Laws, B.G. - Wainwright, G.E.     0 - 2    
London 1882 (8)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Laws, B.G. - Long, H.D.     1 - 0    
  Laws, B.G. - Maczuski, L.     2 - 1          Maczuski, L. gave odds of a knight
  Laws, B.G. - Piper, T.H.     2 - 0          Piper, T.H. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1883 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Laws, B.G. - Kuchler, G.W.     0 - 1    
London 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Laws, B.G. - Gover, F.F.     0 - 1    
London 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Laws, B.G. - Burroughs, F.C.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017