London, England 1875 (7)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Bird, Henry    2485 (37) 1 /
Heinke (2)    1561 (113) 0 /
  Bird, Henry gave odds of a knight
 
Zukertort, Johannes    2637 (41) 2 /
Grady    1890 (86) 0 /
  Zukertort, Johannes gave odds of a knight
 
Wisker, John    2447 (47) 2 /
Stevens, Samuel    2143 (62) 1 /
  Wisker, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Potter, William    2613 (40) 2 /
Herbage    1628 (120) 0 /
  Potter, William gave odds of two pieces
 
Ballard, William    2341 (56) 1 /
Sharpe, F.    1773 (145) 0 /
  Ballard, William gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Frankenstein, Edward    2239 (80) 1 /
Peyer, V.C.    2042 (59) 0 /
  Frankenstein, Edward gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
de Soyres, John    2200 (40) 0 /
Vyse, W. Elliot    2157 (57) 1 /
  de Soyres, John gave odds of pawn and move
 
Coburn, Henry    2273 (68) 2 /
Norman, A.    2012 (100) 1 /
  Coburn, Henry gave odds of pawn and move
 
Down, Henry    2031 (80) 2 /
Smith, Edmond    1603 (123) 1 /
  Down, Henry gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Maas, Arthur    2395 (57) 2 /
Rabbeth, J.E.    1932 (63) 0 /
  Maas, Arthur gave odds of pawn and move
 
Bussy, Bernard    2204 (63) 1 /
Andrade, N.    0 /
  Bussy, Bernard gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Chappell, William    2196 (64) 0 /
Stow, A.T.    2289 (85) 2 /
  Chappell, William gave odds of pawn and move
 
Blackmore, Richard    1836 (137) 1 /
Godfrey    1776 (99) 0 /
  Blackmore, Richard gave odds of pawn and move
 
Sonneborn, William    1729 (151) 0 /
Whomes    2164 (81) 2 /
  Sonneborn, William gave odds of pawn and move
 
Wilson, D.H.    1759 (125) 0 /
Huckvale, James    2123 (81) 1 /
 
Beardsell, Thomas    2048 (61) 1 /
Garraway, W.    1873 (74) 2 /
  Beardsell, Thomas gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Eschwege, Herman    2187 (68) 2.5 /
Watts, John    2068 (58) 1.5 /
 
Pfahl, J.    2281 (65) 2 /
Hill (1)    1923 (79) 1 /
  Pfahl, J. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Cox (1)    1959 (93) 0 /
Pizzi, P.    1596 (106) 1 /
  Cox (1) gave odds of a rook
 
Watson (2)    2286 (86) 2 /
Kunwald, Edward    1873 (76) 0 /
  Watson (2) gave odds of pawn and move
 
Smith, Gordon    1998 (86) 1 /
Rosenbaum, Anthony    1869 (87) 2 /
  Smith, Gordon gave odds of pawn and move
 
Day (1)    1609 (162) 1 /
Smith, W.F.    0 /
  Day (1) gave odds of pawn and move
 
Manning, Julius    1628 (88) 1 /
Dyer, W.J.    0 /
  Manning, Julius gave odds of pawn and move
 
Beveridge (2)    1847 (96) 2 /
Israel, S.    0 /
  Beveridge (2) gave odds of pawn and move
 
McLeod, B.    1826 (70) 2.5 /
Frühling, G.C.    1680 (92) 1.5 /
 
Botterill    1939 (107) 2.5 /
Gümpel, Charles    1536 (109) 0.5 /
  Botterill gave odds of pawn and move
 
Zappert    2051 (79) 1 /
Holeman, A.    1686 (83) 0 /
  Zappert gave odds of pawn and move
 
Baynes (1)    1626 (133) 0 /
Cutler (1)    1624 (96) 2 /
  Baynes (1) gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Walrond, T.H.M.    0 /
Andrade, H.    1746 (120) 2 /
  Walrond, T.H.M. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Jennings, William    1653 (89) 0 /
Sonstadt    1853 (123) 1 /
  Jennings, William gave odds of pawn and move
 
Gastineau, Henry    1683 (104) 2 /
Conyers (1)    1547 (146) 1 /
  Conyers (1) gave odds of the move
 
Rodgerson, S.    0 /
Rodgerson, E.H.    1999 (108) 1 /
 
Stow, A.T.    2289 (85) 1 /
Gastineau, Henry    1683 (104) 0 /
  Stow, A.T. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Watson (2)    2286 (86) 2 /
Whomes    2164 (81) 1 /
  Watson (2) gave odds of pawn and move
 
Coburn, Henry    2273 (68) 0 /
Eschwege, Herman    2187 (68) 1 /
  Coburn, Henry gave odds of pawn and move
 
Bird, Henry    2485 (37) 2.5 /
Huckvale, James    2123 (81) 1.5 /
  Bird, Henry gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Vyse, W. Elliot    2157 (57) 2 /
Pizzi, P.    1596 (106) 1 /
  Vyse, W. Elliot gave odds of a knight
 
Andrade, H.    1746 (120) 2 /
Cutler (1)    1624 (96) 0 /
  Andrade, H. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Botterill    1939 (107) 2 /
McLeod, B.    1826 (70) 0 /
  McLeod, B. gave odds of the move
 
Potter, William    2613 (40) 2 /
Frankenstein, Edward    2239 (80) 1 /
  Potter, William gave odds of pawn and move
 
Maas, Arthur    2395 (57) 2 /
Sonstadt    1853 (123) 1 /
  Maas, Arthur gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Zukertort, Johannes    2637 (41) 2 /
Down, Henry    2031 (80) 0 /
  Zukertort, Johannes gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Wisker, John    2447 (47) 1.5 /
Zappert    2051 (79) 0.5 /
  Wisker, John gave odds of a knight
 
Ballard, William    2341 (56) 2.5 /
Day (1)    1609 (162) 0.5 /
  Ballard, William gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Bussy, Bernard    2204 (63) 2.5 /
Garraway, W.    1873 (74) 1.5 /
  Bussy, Bernard gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Blackmore, Richard    1836 (137) 0.5 /
Beveridge (2)    1847 (96) 2.5 /
  Blackmore, Richard gave odds of pawn and move
 
Rosenbaum, Anthony    1869 (87) 0 /
Rodgerson, E.H.    1999 (108) 1 /
  Rosenbaum, Anthony gave odds of pawn and move
 
Pfahl, J.    2281 (65) 2.5 /
Manning, Julius    1628 (88) 0.5 /
  Pfahl, J. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Peyer, V.C.    2042 (59) 2 /
Rodgerson, S.    0 /
  Peyer, V.C. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Cox (1)    1959 (93) 1 /
Sonneborn, William    1729 (151) 1 /
  Cox (1) gave odds of pawn and move
 
Stevens, Samuel    2143 (62) 2 /
Conyers (1)    1547 (146) 0 /
  Stevens, Samuel gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Rabbeth, J.E.    1932 (63) 2 /
Hill (1)    1923 (79) 1 /
  Rabbeth, J.E. gave odds of the move
 
Garraway, W.    1873 (74) 1 /
Walrond, T.H.M.    0 /
  Walrond, T.H.M. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Watts, John    2068 (58) 1 /
Sharpe, F.    1773 (145) 0 /
  Watts, John gave odds of pawn and move
 
Gümpel, Charles    1536 (109) 1 /
Heinke (2)    1561 (113) 1 /
  Heinke (2) gave odds of pawn and move
 
Israel, S.    2 /
Dyer, W.J.    0 /
 
Chappell, William    2196 (64) 2 /
Baynes (1)    1626 (133) 1 /
  Chappell, William gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Godfrey    1776 (99) 2 /
Smith, Edmond    1603 (123) 1 /
  Godfrey gave odds of pawn and move
 
Norman, A.    2012 (100) 2 /
Smith, Gordon    1998 (86) 1 /
  Smith, Gordon gave odds of the move
 
Frühling, G.C.    1680 (92) 2.5 /
Jennings, William    1653 (89) 1.5 /
  Frühling, G.C. gave odds of the move
 
Kunwald, Edward    1873 (76) 2 /
Wilson, D.H.    1759 (125) 0 /
  Wilson, D.H. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Holeman, A.    1686 (83) 2 /
Smith, W.F.    0 /
 
de Soyres, John    2200 (40) 2 /
Andrade, N.    0 /
  de Soyres, John gave odds of a knight
 
Grady    1890 (86) 2 /
Herbage    1628 (120) 1 /
  Grady gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Watson (2)    2286 (86) 1 /
Stow, A.T.    2289 (85) 2 /
  Watson (2) gave odds of pawn and move
 
Bird, Henry    2485 (37) 2.5 /
Eschwege, Herman    2187 (68) 1.5 /
  Bird, Henry gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Vyse, W. Elliot    2157 (57) 2 /
Andrade, H.    1746 (120) 0 /
  Vyse, W. Elliot gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Potter, William    2613 (40) 2 /
Botterill    1939 (107) 0 /
  Potter, William gave odds of a knight
 
Zukertort, Johannes    2637 (41) 0 /
Maas, Arthur    2395 (57) 2 /
  Zukertort, Johannes gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Wisker, John    2447 (47) 2 /
Ballard, William    2341 (56) 3 /
  Wisker, John gave odds of pawn and move
 
Bussy, Bernard    2204 (63) 2 /
Beveridge (2)    1847 (96) 0 /
  Bussy, Bernard gave odds of pawn and move
 
Pfahl, J.    2281 (65) 2 /
Rodgerson, E.H.    1999 (108) 0 /
  Pfahl, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Peyer, V.C.    2042 (59) 2 /
Cox (1)    1959 (93) 0 /
  Cox (1) gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Stevens, Samuel    2143 (62) 2 /
Rabbeth, J.E.    1932 (63) 1 /
  Stevens, Samuel gave odds of pawn and move
 
Garraway, W.    1873 (74) 2 /
Watts, John    2068 (58) 1 /
  Watts, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Gümpel, Charles    1536 (109) 2 /
Israel, S.    0 /
 
Chappell, William    2196 (64) 2 /
Godfrey    1776 (99) 0 /
  Chappell, William gave odds of pawn and move
 
Norman, A.    2012 (100) 1 /
Frühling, G.C.    1680 (92) 0 /
  Norman, A. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Kunwald, Edward    1873 (76) 2 /
Holeman, A.    1686 (83) 0 /
  Kunwald, Edward gave odds of pawn and move
 
de Soyres, John    2200 (40) 3 /
Grady    1890 (86) 1 /
  de Soyres, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Bird, Henry    2485 (37) 0 /
Stow, A.T.    2289 (85) 2 /
  Bird, Henry gave odds of a knight
 
Potter, William    2613 (40) 2 /
Vyse, W. Elliot    2157 (57) 0 /
  Potter, William gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Ballard, William    2341 (56) 0 /
Maas, Arthur    2395 (57) 1 /
  Ballard, William gave odds of pawn and move
 
Pfahl, J.    2281 (65) 1 /
Bussy, Bernard    2204 (63) 0 /
  Pfahl, J. gave odds of the move
 
Peyer, V.C.    2042 (59) 2.5 /
Stevens, Samuel    2143 (62) 0.5 /
  Stevens, Samuel gave odds of pawn and move
 
Garraway, W.    1873 (74) 2 /
Gümpel, Charles    1536 (109) 0 /
 
Chappell, William    2196 (64) 1 /
Norman, A.    2012 (100) 0 /
  Chappell, William gave odds of the move
 
Kunwald, Edward    1873 (76) 2 /
de Soyres, John    2200 (40) 1 /
  de Soyres, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Maas, Arthur    2395 (57) 2.5 /
Pfahl, J.    2281 (65) 0.5 /
  Pfahl, J. gave odds of the move
 
Potter, William    2613 (40) 2 /
Stow, A.T.    2289 (85) 1 /
  Potter, William gave odds of a knight
 
Peyer, V.C.    2042 (59) 2 /
Garraway, W.    1873 (74) 0 /
  Peyer, V.C. gave odds of pawn and move
 
Chappell, William    2196 (64) 1 /
Kunwald, Edward    1873 (76) 0 /
  Chappell, William gave odds of pawn and move
 
Potter, William    2613 (40) 1.5 /
Maas, Arthur    2395 (57) 2.5 /
  Potter, William gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Peyer, V.C.    2042 (59) 2 /
Chappell, William    2196 (64) 1 /
  Chappell, William gave odds of pawn and move
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: City of London Club Handicap
Place: London, England
Start date: Oct. 1874
End date: Mar. 1875
 
Notes:
This was a 64-player knockout handicap, 2 wins required to win a round, in which the 32 losers in the first round went on to compete for third and fourth prizes, in a separate knockout sequence. There were 6 odds Classes, most with A and B sections, which determined that when a pair of opponents was in the same Class, but one in section A and the other in section B, the former gave odds of the Move to the latter. Although Barbier is listed as the first-round opponent of Pizzi in the Field of 17 Oct. 1874 and in the City of London Chess Magazine of Nov. 1874 (p.241), in the second round Cox seems to replace Barbier, who disappears. What happened there is not clear, but my guess is that Barbier eventually did not play and was replaced by Cox (the score of Barbier's first round match with Pizzi is given as 0-0 at the time of the report in the City of London Chess Magazine of Nov. 1874). Thus, I assume that it was Cox who lost to Pizzi in the first round. The sources give us almost complete scores, but in some cases, where I only know which player won, I record the result as 1-0. In other cases, a partial result of 1-1 is given in a source, but we know which player went on to the next round, so I record those scores as 2-1, though it is possible that draws could be missed. Some of the results I obtained from the City of London Chess Magazine and the Field, and some from Tim Harding (personal communication). The Field of 28 Nov. 1874 says that in the second round Rosenbaum, Sonneborn, and Gümpel forfeited 1 game each to E. Rodgerson, Cox, and Heinke, respectively. Rodgerson went on to the third round, so he must eventually have beaten Rosenbaum, so I count this as 1-0. With the forfeit, Heinke scored officially 2-1 against Gümpel, but for some reason it is Gümpel who went forward to the third round. The Field of 28 Nov. 1874 also says that Walrond forfeited two games (to Garraway), but one of those was unfinished, so I will only count one of them as unplayed. Similarly Frühling had one unfinished against Jennings, but I will count that as played. The Field of 23 Jan. 1875 gives (partial) fourth round scores, giving Chappell 1 point against Norman, but a blank for Norman's score, and similarly gives Garraway 2 points against Güpel but has a blank for Güpel's score. In both cases, I take the blank to mean 0. The report in the Field of 17 Oct. 1874 gives all players initially registered, their odds classes and their projected first round pairings. However, de Vere, Humphreys, and Deutschmann, who are listed there, did not compete and were replaced by Huckvale, Blackmore, and Kunwald, respectively. Some of the odds classes of players as listed in the Field of 17 Oct. 1874 changed in the reports of the City of London Chess Magazine of Nov. 1874 (p.241) and the Field of 14 Nov. 1874, and in those cases, I take the later information as correct (there may have been a reassessment before play began). These players include S. Rodgerson and E.H. Rodgerson, who went from Class 6A to 5B. Also, W.J. Dyer is listed in Class 4B in the 17 Oct. 1874 issue of the Field, but 5B in the City of London Chess Magazine of Nov. 1874, and 5A in the Field of 14 Nov. 1874. Pizzi is not specified as in the B section of Class 6 in the City of London Chess Magazine, but is so designated in the Field of both 17 Oct. and 14 Nov. 1874. Zappert is listed as in Class 4A in the earlier two reports but in 4B in the Field of 14 Nov. 1874. Israel is listed as in Class 5B in the earlier two reports, but in 5A in the Field of 14 Nov. 1874. Whether Dyer, Pizzi, Zappert, or Israel were in the A or B section of their class has no bearing on the results, though, since they did not play anyone of their own class, except Dyer-Israel, but both moved from 5B to 5A between the reports, and so presumably played even. More significant is the shift of Baynes from class 4A in the earlier two reports to 5A in the Field of 14 Nov. 1874. There may be an error here, or it may be that he was moved from 4A to 5A between rounds 1 and 2. I will assume the latter, which implies that as a Class 4 player, he gave Pawn and Two Moves to Cutler (Class 6) in round 1, but then as a Class 5 player, he received odds of Pawn and Two Moves from Chappell (Class 3) in round 2.
 
References
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 10, Nov. 1874, page 241
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 11, Dec. 1874, page 272
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 12, Jan. 1875, page 296
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 1, Feb. 1875, page 7
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 2, Mar. 1875, page 38
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 3, Apr. 1875, page 82
   [Fld], 17 Oct. 1874
   [Fld], 14 Nov. 1874
   [Fld], 28 Nov. 1874
   [Fld], 5 Dec. 1874
   [Fld], 19 Dec. 1874
   [Fld], 9 Jan. 1875
   [Fld], 23 Jan. 1875
   [Fld], 13 Feb. 1875
   [Fld], 27 Feb. 1875
   [Fld], 6 Mar. 1875
   [Fld], 13 Mar. 1875

Tournament information updated: 22 Jul. 2022