Burroughs, Francis




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  510  1830 (60) 14
1877  478  1849 (56) 10
1878  456  1880 (59) 8
1879  436  1909 (67) 0
1880  429  1937 (72) 0
1881  458  1965 (74) 0
1882  441  1994 (75) 0
1883  452  2022 (73) 0
1884  434  2050 (69) 3
1885  429  2060 (67) 4
1886  432  2054 (68) 1
1887  460  2038 (69) 1
1888  487  2019 (68) 4
1889  464  2026 (69) 0
1890  468  2033 (69) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Burroughs, Francis Cooper  
Born: 1827
Died: 9 Dec. 1890
 
Notes:
Name given as 'Burroughes' in the Westminster Papers of 1 Sep. 1876 (p.86), if this is indeed 'F.C. Burroughs'. The British Chess Magazine of Apr. 1886 (p.158) has 'P.C. Burroughs', but this is almost certainly an error for 'F.C. Burroughs'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 59
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 6, no. 4, Apr. 1886, page 158
   [WP], vol. 9, no. 5, 1 Sep. 1876, page 86

Tournament data

Cheltenham 1876 (2)     7th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class     5.5  /  15
Birmingham 1877 (2)     Counties Chess Association - 2nd Class     4  /  10
London, England 1878 (4)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     3.5  /  8
London, England 1884 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Mead, W.     1 - 0    
Brighton 1884 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - McArthur, W. (1)     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Jones, Ri.     1 - 0    
London, England 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Leonard, H.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (4)     Saint George's Club - Oxford Univesity Club Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Walker, J.M.     1 - 0    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Erskine, H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Laws, B.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Knight, W.J.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Knight, W.J.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Reeves, H.A.     0 - 1    
London, England 1888 (5)     Oxford University - Saint George's Club Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Newbolt, F.G.     0.5 - 1.5    
London, England 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Burroughs, F.C. - Vyse, W.E.     1 - 0    
Cambridge 1890 (2)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     5.5  /  10


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022