Handicap match, Bruges


B, J BEL 0 0 0 0 0
Deacon, Frederick Horace ENG 1 1 1 1 4

Deacon was an English player who resided in Bruges at this time. [1] gives four games which it claims to form a match played by him. Deacon gave his opponent, who is only named by his initials, a pawn and two moves. This was clearly not enough of a handicap, as Deacon won all four games.


  • B’s first and last name as well as his nationality.
  • The exact dates the games were played.


  1. Schachzeitung der Berliner Schachgesellschaft 1853/11
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