Russell, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  557  1804 (75) 29
1875  532  1847 (80) 6
1876  462  1880 (85) 0
1877  418  1912 (88) 1
1878  401  1936 (90) 0
1879  383  1960 (92) 1
1880  380  1978 (93) 1
1881  435  1979 (94) 0
1882  460  1980 (95) 0
1883  515  1981 (94) 1
1884  531  1990 (94) 2
1885  543  1991 (97) 1
1886  535  1991 (100) 0
1887  530  1991 (103) 0
1888  532  1992 (105) 0
1889  529  1992 (106) 0
1890  564  1992 (107) 0
1891  572  1992 (107) 0
1892  599  1992 (107) 0
1893  604  1993 (105) 0
1894  612  1993 (104) 0
1895  614  1993 (101) 0
1896  593  1993 (98) 0
1897  605  1993 (94) 0
1898  614  1993 (89) 0
1899  635  1994 (83) 0
1900  634  1994 (75) 1
1901  638  1997 (67) 11
1902  679  1980 (68) 1
1903  704  1958 (66) 1
1904  780  1934 (61) 10
1905  816  1925 (62) 0
1906  833  1917 (58) 8
1907  878  1892 (54) 18
1908  915  1846 (56) 12
1909  1023  1827 (60) 0
1910  987  1809 (59) 12
1911  1048  1776 (62) 14
1912  1011  1774 (74) 0
1913  1032  1772 (83) 0
1914  960  1770 (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