Tinsley, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  154  2271 (86) 1
1887  144  2298 (78) 0
1888  122  2324 (68) 1
1889  82  2367 (56) 0
1890  65  2411 (38) 37
1891  75  2394 (38) 28
1892  68  2394 (49) 0
1893  63  2393 (50) 5
1894  66  2385 (51) 0
1895  76  2378 (45) 21
1896  90  2355 (53) 2
1897  96  2339 (57) 0
1898  107  2324 (57) 0
1899  140  2308 (51) 27

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Tinsley, Samuel  
   Also known as: Old Sam
Born: 13 Jan. 1847
Died: 26 Feb. 1903
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 294
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 98
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 438, 970
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 426
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 506, 581
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 424
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 14, 241
   Winter, Chess Explorations, page 272
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 227
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [It's all Down in Black and White], page 4
   Sarah.  [Hastings 1895]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 3799. Najdorf and Tinsley]

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

Tinsley, S. - Muller, Osc.C. 1891         (f)     8.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

London, England 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Tinsley, S. - Minchin, J.I.     0 - 1    
London, England 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Tinsley, S. - Warner, J.H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     13  /  18
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     11  /  19
London, England 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     3  /  9
London, England 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney     5.5  /  9
London, England 1893 (1)     Black and White Tourney     3  /  5
Hastings 1895 (7)     Hastings International Congress - Master's Tournament     7.5  /  21
London, England and New York 1896     1st Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Tinsley, S. - Barry, J.F.     0 - 1    
London, England 1896 (4)     Divan Chess Association - City of London Club Match    
  Tinsley, S. - Ballard, W.R.     1 - 0    
London, England 1899 (3)     London Major Tournament     6  /  27


Player information updated: 5 May 2020