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Frederick Lokes Slous
  
Number of games in database: 5
Years covered: 1835 to 1859
Overall record: +2 -1 =2 (60.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.


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FREDERICK LOKES SLOUS
(born Mar-09-1802, died Jul-16-1892, 90 years old) United Kingdom

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Slous (Selous) was the father of Wikipedia article: Frederick Selous and Wikipedia article: Edmund Selous and the uncle of Maria Louise Selous, who was married to George Webb Medley.

Last updated: 2019-02-07 06:53:09

 page 1 of 1; 5 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Slous vs W Bone 1-0191835LondonC40 King's Knight Opening
2. Szen vs F Slous  ½-½481836LondonC51 Evans Gambit
3. F Slous vs W M Popert 1-0311842LondonC44 King's Pawn Game
4. Anderssen vs F Slous 1-0281851Casual gameC33 King's Gambit Accepted
5. Morphy vs F Slous ½-½301859Blindfold simul, 8bC41 Philidor Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-01-08  Karpova: <Today, he is more or less forgotten, yet the following appeared in his obituary, written by William Wayte, on pages 395-396 of the September 1892 BCM:

‘Mr Slous’ culminating period as a player seems to have been about the years 1835-40, when between the death of [McDonnell] and the rise of Staunton to the championship he shared with George Walker the primacy of English chess. The latter, writing in 1844, says (Preface to Chess Studies, page xi): “Had Mr Slous continued to practise chess, it is highly probable he would have held the ground now occupied by Mr Staunton.”’>

http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

Jun-01-08  sneaky pete: Born 1802. Chairman of the London Stock Exchange. In 1858 he drew against Morphy in a blindfold exhibition the latter gave on April 13 against 8 members of the London Chess Club (game not in this database). He may also have been black in Morphy vs NN, 1858. In a footnoot to that game Sergeant writes: "M(ax) L(ange) gives Morphy's opponent as <S---s>. One is tempted to identify him as F Slous, on whom see page 191n."

In the note on page 191 Sergeant also mentions Walkers opinion and states that "ill health made him give up serious play".

Jan-31-16  zanzibar: See the last paragraph here:

http://www.chessarch.com/excavation...

About his appearance in the spectator gallery in the <2nd BCA Congress - London (1886)>

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