Russell, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  542  1842 (74) 29
1875  518  1883 (79) 6
1876  463  1912 (84) 0
1877  402  1942 (87) 1
1878  383  1963 (90) 0
1879  361  1984 (91) 1
1880  370  1999 (92) 1
1881  418  1997 (94) 0
1882  437  1996 (94) 0
1883  490  1994 (94) 1
1884  520  1999 (94) 2
1885  523  2001 (97) 1
1886  506  2000 (100) 0
1887  506  2000 (103) 0
1888  516  2000 (105) 0
1889  507  1999 (106) 0
1890  538  1999 (107) 0
1891  553  1999 (107) 0
1892  577  1998 (106) 0
1893  593  1998 (105) 0
1894  601  1998 (104) 0
1895  600  1997 (101) 0
1896  589  1997 (98) 0
1897  597  1997 (94) 0
1898  614  1996 (89) 0
1899  626  1996 (83) 0
1900  628  1996 (75) 1
1901  637  1999 (67) 11
1902  682  1981 (67) 1
1903  703  1959 (66) 1
1904  781  1934 (61) 10
1905  813  1926 (62) 0
1906  827  1918 (57) 8
1907  874  1893 (54) 18
1908  910  1847 (55) 12
1909  1021  1829 (60) 0
1910  999  1810 (58) 12
1911  1061  1778 (61) 14
1912  1028  1776 (73) 0
1913  1038  1774 (83) 0
1914  966  1772 (91) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Russell, George Alfred  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Sarah's web site gives game Blackburne-Russell in 1885, but which Russell?
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 315
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 216
Periodicals
   [ATCJ], vol. 9, no. 219, 14 Mar. 1874, page 425
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [24th NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1904]
   Dunn, Paul.  [7th NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1877]

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

Russell, G.A. - Slade, J.J. 1874         (f)     4   -   2
Russell, G.A. - Ridley, W. 1874         (f)     2.5   -   1.5
Crane, W. - Russell, G.A. 1875         (f)     5   -   1

Tournament data

Sydney 1874     Sydney Club Handicap     7  /  20      odds player in a knight class
Sydney and Melbourne 1877     7th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Burrington, S.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1879     8th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Phillips, L.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1880     9th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Wisker, J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1883     10th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Stanley, J.S.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Adelaide 1884     4th New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Macdonald, D.F.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1884     11th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Gossip, G.H.D.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1885     12th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Burns, A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1900     20th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Jonas, W.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Melbourne 1901     9th Victoria Championship     5.5  /  10
Sydney and Melbourne 1901     21st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Wallis, F.J. (2)     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1902     22nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Miles, W.J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1903     23rd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Hill, N.     1 - 0    
Melbourne 1904     11th Victoria Championship     2  /  9
Sydney and Melbourne 1904     24th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Hill, B.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Melbourne 1906     13th Victoria Championship     4  /  8
Melbourne 1907     15th Victoria Championship     9  /  18
Sydney and Melbourne 1908     27th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Parker, A.B.     0 - 1    
Melbourne 1908 (1)     16th Victoria Championship     3.5  /  11
Melbourne 1910     20th Victoria Championship     5  /  12
Melbourne 1911 (1)     21st Victoria Championship     4  /  14
Sydney and Melbourne 1914     32nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Russell, G.A. - Calvert, E.T.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022