Mayer, G.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1898  149  2298 (56) 12
1899  154  2299 (53) 0
1900  152  2299 (44) 21
1901  133  2316 (48) 0
1902  117  2334 (43) 21
1903  120  2342 (54) 0
1904  115  2350 (58) 0
1905  116  2358 (56) 0
1906  109  2366 (50) 18
1907  131  2348 (59) 0
1908  150  2330 (63) 0
1909  178  2313 (63) 0
1910  196  2295 (60) 13

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mayer, G.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Di Felice gives 'Mayer, Lajos' as the name of the player at Hamburg 1902 and Nuremberg 1906. Gaige (Chess Tournament Crosstables) gives just 'Mayer' for the first of these, but 'G. Mayer' for the second. Gaige also has 'G. Mayer' at Hamburg 1910, where Di Felice has 'Maier, Georg', but the latter was born in 1903, so this is clearly an error. There was also a Mayer at Berlin 1897-1898 and at Munich 1900. So it is not clear whether there was one player named Mayer who played in all these events, and whether this was 'G. Mayer' or 'Lajos Mayer', or whether there were two, 'Lajos Mayer' playing in some of them, and 'G. Mayer' at others, or even more than two. Since Gaige is generally more reliable than Di Felice, I will assume that 'G. Mayer' is correct for Nuremberg 1906 and Hamburg 1910. In the absence of more definitive information, I will make the simplest assumption, namely that this same 'G. Mayer' played at the earlier events in Berlin, Munich and Hamburg.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 311
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 171

Tournament data

Berlin 1898     Berlin Winter Tourney     6  /  12
Munich 1900 (2)     12th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier A     10.5  /  21
Hanover 1902 (2)     13th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier A     11  /  21
Nuremberg 1906 (5)     15th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier, Section 4     7.5  /  9
Nuremberg 1906 (7)     15th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier Final     4  /  9
Hamburg 1910 (2)     17th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier A     5.5  /  13