Young, Franklin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  297  2145 (91) 2
1886  262  2164 (84) 0
1887  258  2183 (75) 0
1888  229  2202 (64) 35
1889  238  2188 (75) 0
1890  274  2173 (85) 0
1891  303  2159 (92) 0
1892  330  2145 (99) 0
1893  354  2130 (105) 0
1894  380  2116 (110) 0
1895  415  2102 (114) 0
1896  437  2087 (118) 0
1897  455  2073 (122) 0
1898  482  2059 (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