Donisthorpe, Wordsworth




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  317  2043 (68) 13
1877  262  2077 (71) 0
1878  231  2111 (72) 0
1879  195  2146 (70) 0
1880  186  2180 (65) 0
1881  163  2215 (58) 0
1882  139  2249 (44) 36
1883  142  2261 (49) 0
1884  150  2273 (45) 8
1885  167  2254 (39) 19
1886  187  2239 (35) 53
1887  162  2266 (48) 0
1888  151  2293 (52) 10
1889  160  2281 (61) 0
1890  181  2269 (66) 1
1891  177  2275 (70) 0
1892  173  2281 (71) 0
1893  159  2287 (70) 2
1894  144  2302 (70) 2
1895  130  2321 (71) 0
1896  106  2339 (70) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Donisthorpe, Wordsworth  
   Also known as: Adonis Thorpe
Born: 24 Mar. 1847
Died: 30 Jan. 1914
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 96
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 289, 379
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 212, 354
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 306
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 355
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 371
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 12, 184, 195
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 255
   Zavatarelli, Gloomy Fate of Arthur Towle Marriott, page 134
Periodicals
   [Fld], 29 Jan. 1876
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1906, 5 Feb. 1876, page 143
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Early Games of Chess by Telephone], page 13

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

Gossip, G.H.D. - Donisthorpe, W. 1882         (f)     10.5   -   8.5
Donisthorpe, W. - Fisher, B.W. 1882 (1)         (f)     7.5   -   4.5
Donisthorpe, W. - Fisher, B.W. 1882 (2)         (f)     0   -   5
Donisthorpe, W. - Gattie, W.M. 1888         (f)     5   -   4
Donisthorpe, W. - van Lennep, N.W. 1896         (f)     3   -   0

Tournament data

London, England 1876 (6)     West End Club Even Tournament     4.5  /  13
London, England 1884 (10)     Simpson's Divan Handicap - Section B     6  /  8      odds player in pawn and move class
London, England 1885 (7)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     2  /  4
London, England 1885 (9)     British Chess Association Tournament     8  /  15
Paris 1886 (2)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - de Boistertre, A.     0 - 1    
London, England 1886 (6)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Tennyson Prize Tourney     2.5  /  7
London, England 1886 (7)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Tourney     10.5  /  18
London, England 1886 (8)     British Chess Club Triangular Tournament     14  /  27
London, England 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Owen, J.     1 - 0    
Paris 1890 (2)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Chaseray, C.E.     0 - 1    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Jones-Bateman, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Paris 1893     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - de Boistertre, A.     0 - 1    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Lord, F.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (2)     Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Donisthorpe, W. - Ranken, C.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1896 (7)     London Tournament     2  /  5


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2023