Young, Franklin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  315  2138 (91) 2
1886  281  2156 (84) 0
1887  267  2175 (75) 0
1888  243  2193 (64) 35
1889  253  2179 (75) 0
1890  293  2165 (85) 0
1891  314  2151 (92) 0
1892  351  2137 (99) 0
1893  371  2122 (105) 0
1894  400  2108 (110) 0
1895  438  2094 (114) 0
1896  453  2080 (118) 0
1897  482  2065 (122) 0
1898  521  2051 (125) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Young, Franklin Knowles  
Born: 21 Oct. 1857
Died: 19 Dec. 1931
 
Notes:
Sarah's Chess Journal web site gives birth date 21-12-1857. Gaige gives birth date 21-10-1857. Di Felice has a 'Young' in the 1st England versus USA University cable match, 1899?
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 473
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 348
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 223
   Hilbert, Napier, page 118
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 285
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 7
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 338
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 405
   Winter, Chess Explorations, page 203
Periodicals
   [ACMa], vol. 3, no. 1, July 1899, page 18
Web
   Sarah.  [Mandarins of the Yellow Buttons]

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

Steinitz, W. - Young, F.K. 1885 (1)         (c)     1   -   0
Steinitz, W. - Young, F.K. 1885 (2)         (c)     1   -   0      Steinitz, W. gave odds of a knight
Burille, C.F. - Young, F.K. 1888         (c)     13.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

Boston, Massachusetts 1888     Paine Tournament     12  /  20
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Young, F.K. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021