Staunton, Howard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1838  2494 (87) 3
1839  10  2524 (80) 2
1840  2559 (70) 0
1841  2594 (58) 48
1842  2620 (53) 5
1843  2637 (43) 88
1844  2669 (48) 11
1845  2681 (47) 14
1846  2667 (43) 54
1847  2632 (50) 8
1848  2614 (52) 7
1849  2628 (51) 10
1850  2609 (50) 2
1851  2609 (41) 44
1852  2650 (44) 19
1853  2655 (42) 40
1854  2637 (52) 2
1855  2634 (56) 5
1856  2647 (60) 12
1857  2612 (70) 0
1858  2577 (77) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Staunton, Howard  
Born: 1810
Died: 22 June 1874
 
Notes:
Townsend provides circumstantial evidence that Howard Staunton was earlier known by other names, especially 'Charles Staunton'.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 25, 249
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 288, 305
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 95
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 404
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 307
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 35, 319, 338, 355
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 30, 580
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 332
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 325
   Murray, History of Chess, page 885
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 48, 163
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 109
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton
Periodicals
   [BLL], 22 Dec. 1839, page 2
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 6, July 1874, page 132
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 7, Aug. 1874, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Aug. 1874, page 117
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 6, Dec. 1874, page 161
   [Fld], 4 July 1874
   [HCM], vol. 2, no. 11, Aug. 1874, page 232
   [HCM], vol. 2, no. 12, Sep. 1874, page 253
   [ILN], vol. 65, no. 1819, 4 July 1874, page 17
   [Pal], vol. 3, no. 5, 15 May 1843, page 206
   [WP], vol. 7, no. 3, 1 July 1874, page 39
   [WP], vol. 7, no. 4, 1 Aug. 1874, page 61
Web
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Howard Staunton]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Howard Staunton]
   Murray, H.J.R.  [Howard Staunton by H.J.R. Murray]
   Potter, William Norwood.  [The Late Howard Staunton]
   Sarah.  [Howard Staunton]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Obituaries], page 1
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Simpson's Divan]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4776. Staunton's origins]

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

Alexandre, A. - Staunton, H. 1838         (s)     2   -   1
Staunton, H. - Loveday, H.A. 1839         (s)     1   -   1
Staunton, H. - Popert, W.M. 1841         (f)     13   -   12
Stanley, C.H. - Staunton, H. 1841         (f)     7.5   -   5.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Brown, Jos. - Staunton, H. 1841         (f)     4   -   6      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1842         (s)     4   -   1
Staunton, H. - Taverner 1843         (f)     5.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (1)         (f)     14   -   4
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   3.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Cochrane, J. 1843 (3)         (f)     2   -   4
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Staunton, H. 1843 (1)         (f)     3.5   -   2.5
Staunton, H. - Greville, B.J. 1843 (1)         (f)     4   -   1      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Greville, B.J. 1843 (2)         (f)     0   -   3      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Mongredien, A. (1) 1843 (1)         (c)     3   -   2      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Mongredien, A. (1) 1843 (2)         (c)     2   -   1      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Staunton, H. 1843 (2)         (f)     8   -   13
Staunton, H. - Buckle, H.T. 1843         (f)     1   -   6      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Kennedy, H.A. 1844         (f)     3.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Tuckett, W.J.W. 1844         (f)     4.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Williams, E. (1) 1845         (f)     3.5   -   0.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Spreckley, G.S. 1845         (f)     3.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Mongredien, A. (1) 1845         (f)     3.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Horwitz, B. 1846         (f)     15.5   -   8.5
Staunton, H. - Hannah, J.W. 1846         (f)     5.5   -   2.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of a knight
Staunton, H. - Harrwitz, D. 1846 (1)         (f)     7   -   0
Staunton, H. - Harrwitz, D. 1846 (2)         (f)     1.5   -   6.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and move
Staunton, H. - Harrwitz, D. 1846 (3)         (f)     4   -   3      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Kenny, C. 1847         (f)     2   -   6      Staunton, H. gave odds of a rook
Lowe, E. - Staunton, H. 1848         (f)     5   -   2      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Medley, G.W. 1849         (f)     7.5   -   2.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Hodges, W. 1850         (c)     0.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of a knight
Staunton, H. - von Jaenisch, C.F.A. 1851         (f)     7.5   -   2.5
Staunton, H. - Williams, E. (1) 1851         (f)     7.5   -   5.5
Staunton, H. - Wayte, W. 1851         (c)     1   -   0      Staunton, H. gave odds of a knight
Staunton, H. - Cronhelm, E. 1852         (c)     1   -   0      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Donaldson, Jo. 1852 (1)         (c)     8.5   -   6.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Donaldson, Jo. 1852 (2)         (c)     1   -   0
Staunton, H. - Wayte, W. 1852         (s)     1   -   1      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - de Rives 1853         (c)     6   -   2
von der Lasa, T. - Staunton, H. 1853         (c)     6.5   -   5.5
Staunton, H. - Lowenthal, J.J. 1853         (s)     13.5   -   6.5
Staunton, H. - Skipworth, A.B. 1854         (c)     0.5   -   1.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of a knight
Staunton, H. - Brien, R.B. 1855         (f)     1.5   -   3.5      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Staunton, H. - Worrall, T.H. 1856         (f)     8   -   4      Staunton, H. gave odds of a rook

Tournament data

London, England 1851 (1)     The International Chess Tournament    
  Staunton, H. - Brodie, A.     2 - 0    
  Staunton, H. - Horwitz, B.     4.5 - 2.5    
  Staunton, H. - Anderssen, K.E.A.     1 - 4    
  Staunton, H. - Williams, E. (1)     3.5 - 4.5    
Birmingham and London, England 1858     2nd British Chess Association Congress    
  Staunton, H. - Hughes, H.     2 - 0    
  Staunton, H. - Lowenthal, J.J.     0 - 2    


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021