Derrickson, George


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  220  1881 (161) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Derrickson, George H.  
Born: 1844
Died: 16 Apr. 1862
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth between 17-04-1844 and 16-04-1845. Hilbert says born about 1845. Winter says died about age 17. The New York Clipper of 17 May 1862 says he died 'in the 18th year of his age', which presumably means age 17.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 90
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 131, 148, 187
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 73
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 343
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 130, 134, 229
Periodicals
   [NYC], 30 June 1860
   [NYC], 7 Dec. 1861
   [NYC], 17 May 1862
   [NYC], 24 May 1862
Web
   Winter, Edward.  [Chess Prodigies]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 3812. Chess prodigies]
   Winter, Edward.  [James A. Leonard]

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1860     1st Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament    
  Derrickson, G.H. - Wells, F.     2 - 3    


Player information updated: 14 Nov. 2015