Mackenzie, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  57  2346 (90) 15
1858  53  2367 (85) 0
1859  48  2388 (79) 0
1860  48  2409 (70) 0
1861  39  2430 (59) 1
1862  30  2456 (43) 33
1863  25  2458 (43) 23
1864  22  2467 (43) 29
1865  14  2506 (43) 15
1866  10  2585 (41) 42
1867  2622 (44) 32
1868  2622 (46) 27
1869  2637 (43) 27
1870  2635 (38) 122
1871  2607 (43) 36
1872  2581 (47) 10
1873  2564 (48) 36
1874  2568 (46) 12
1875  10  2538 (41) 21
1876  2549 (38) 42
1877  2562 (45) 0
1878  2575 (39) 28
1879  2570 (44) 17
1880  2575 (39) 31
1881  2573 (38) 25
1882  2596 (32) 38
1883  2570 (30) 72
1884  2615 (34) 34
1885  2583 (31) 48
1886  2573 (29) 59
1887  2617 (29) 93
1888  2576 (34) 45
1889  10  2555 (41) 19
1890  15  2535 (46) 19

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mackenzie, George Henry  
Born: 24 Mar. 1837
Died: 14 Apr. 1891
 
References
Books
   Davies, Samuel Lipschütz, page 187
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 270
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 87, 122
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 204, 964
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 261
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 188
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 117
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 152, 224, 266, 577
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 79, 90
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 227
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 198
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 241
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 9
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 116, 216
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 86, 299
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 156
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 25, Jan. 1861, page 25
   [ILN], vol. 39, no. 1106, 31 Aug. 1861, page 225
   [ILN], vol. 39, no. 1108, 14 Sep. 1861, page 285
   [ILN], vol. 51, no. 1459, 14 Dec. 1867, page 649
   [NYC], 19 Sep. 1863
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [A History of the City of London Chess Magazine (Part 1)]
   Hilbert, John S.  [A Player in Search of a Biographer: George Henry Mackenzie]
   McGowan, Alan.  [Captain George Henry Mackenzie]
   Sarah.  [George Henry Mackenzie]
   Sedley, Henry.  [Harper's, Vol.76, No.454, Mar. 1888], page 622
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Bannerjee, M. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1857         (c)     10   -   5
Mackenzie, G.H. - MacDonnell, G.A. 1862         (f)     5.5   -   8.5
Paulsen, L. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1862         (c)     3   -   1
Dubois, S. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1862         (c)     1   -   0
Mackenzie, G.H. - MacDonnell, G.A. 1863         (f)     6.5   -   3.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Brenzinger, F.E. 1863         (c)     7   -   6
Mackenzie, G.H. - Hammond, G. 1864 (1)         (f)     9.5   -   4.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Hammond, G. 1864 (2)         (f)     6.5   -   3.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Reichhelm, G.C. 1864         (c)     1   -   1
Worrall, T.H. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1864         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
Reichhelm, G.C. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1865         (c)     4.5   -   1.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Thomas, W.G. 1865         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Bird, H.E. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1865         (c)     4   -   3
Mackenzie, G.H. - Knox, G.C. 1866         (c)     5.5   -   1.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Reichhelm, G.C. 1866         (f)     5.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Ward, J.H. 1866         (f)     2   -   3      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a rook
Mackenzie, G.H. - Rice, B.C. 1866         (f)     2   -   2
Mackenzie, G.H. - Maurian, C.A. 1866         (c)     4   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Stanley, C.H. 1867         (f)     2   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Reichhelm, G.C. 1867         (f)     8   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Elson, J. 1867         (c)     1   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - McConnell, Ja. (1) 1867         (s)     7   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Ward, J.H. 1867 (1)         (f)     3.5   -   0.5      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Mackenzie, G.H. - Ward, J.H. 1867 (2)         (f)     1   -   1      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Mackenzie, G.H. - Ward, J.H. 1868 (1)         (f)     1   -   4      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Mackenzie, G.H. - Ward, J.H. 1868 (2)         (f)     4   -   1      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Mackenzie, G.H. - Ward, J.H. 1868 (3)         (f)     5   -   2      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Mackenzie, G.H. - Stanley, C.H. 1868         (f)     2   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Mason, Ja. 1869         (f)     5.5   -   3.5      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870 (1)         (f)     3   -   1      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Mackenzie, G.H. - Perrin, F. 1870 (1)         (f)     3.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Perrin, F. 1870 (2)         (f)     4   -   0      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Mackenzie, G.H. - Hosmer, H. 1870         (c)     13.5   -   1.5
Bock, F. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1870         (c)     2   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870 (2)         (c)     13   -   14      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870 (3)         (c)     21   -   19      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Mackenzie, G.H. - Judd, Max 1871         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Morgan, J.H. 1871         (f)     3.5   -   3.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Hosmer, H. 1871         (f)     3   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Bock, F. 1871         (f)     3   -   0
Mackenzie, G.H. - Kennicott, H.M.L. 1871         (f)     3   -   0
Mackenzie, G.H. - Pindar, E.D. 1872         (f)     2   -   1      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Mackenzie, G.H. - Congdon, J.A. 1872         (f)     4   -   3      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Mackenzie, G.H. - McConnell, Ja. (1) 1873 (1)         (c)     14   -   13
Mackenzie, G.H. - McConnell, Ja. (1) 1873 (2)         (s)     9   -   0
Mackenzie, G.H. - Hosmer, H. 1874         (c)     2   -   0
Martinez, D.M. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1875 (1)         (c)     3   -   1
Martinez, D.M. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1875 (2)         (c)     3.5   -   2.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Bird, H.E. 1875         (c)     2   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Barbour, L.D. 1876         (c)     1   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Davidson, H. (1) 1876         (c)     1   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Elson, J. 1876         (c)     5.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Neill, B.M. 1876         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Reichhelm, G.C. 1876         (c)     1   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Roberts, A. 1876         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Judd, Max 1878         (c)     2   -   2
Mackenzie, G.H. - Richmond, H.A. 1879 (1)         (f)     2   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Richmond, H.A. 1879 (2)         (f)     2   -   1      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Mackenzie, G.H. - Richmond, H.A. 1879 (3)         (f)     1.5   -   1.5      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Mackenzie, G.H. - Richmond, H.A. 1879 (4)         (f)     4.5   -   3.5      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Mackenzie, G.H. - Sellman, A.G. 1880         (c)     1   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Martinez, D.M. 1880         (c)     2   -   2
Mackenzie, G.H. - Reichhelm, G.C. 1880         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Elson, J. 1880         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Judd, Max 1881         (f)     7.5   -   5.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Maurian, C.A. 1881         (f)     8   -   4
Mackenzie, G.H. - Blackburne, J.H. 1882         (f)     2   -   1
Mason, Ja. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1882         (f)     2   -   1
Steinitz, W. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1883         (f)     4   -   2
Mackenzie, G.H. - Saulson, C.M. 1883         (f)     5   -   3      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
Burn, A. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1886         (f)     5   -   5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Lipschutz, S. 1886         (f)     7.5   -   5.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Judd, Max 1887 (1)         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Labatt, L.L. 1887         (c)     6.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - McConnell, Ja. (1) 1887 (1)         (c)     11   -   3
Mackenzie, G.H. - Maurian, C.A. 1887 (1)         (c)     3   -   0
Mackenzie, G.H. - McCalla, S.L. 1887         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - McConnell, Ja. (1) 1887 (2)         (c)     5   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Maurian, C.A. 1887 (2)         (c)     1   -   0
Mackenzie, G.H. - Wilcox, C.O. 1887         (c)     1   -   0
Mackenzie, G.H. - Carvajal, V.M. 1887         (c)     2   -   0
Golmayo, C.F. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1887 (1)         (f)     3   -   6
Mackenzie, G.H. - Vazquez, A.C. 1887 (1)         (f)     5   -   1
Golmayo, C.F. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1887 (2)         (f)     0.5   -   5.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Vazquez, A.C. 1887 (2)         (f)     6.5   -   2.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Vazquez, A.C. 1887 (3)         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Judd, Max 1887 (2)         (c)     1   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - McConnell, Ja. (1) 1888         (c)     2   -   1
Mackenzie, G.H. - Carvajal, V.M. 1888         (c)     4   -   0
Mackenzie, G.H. - Golmayo, C.F. 1888         (f)     5.5   -   2.5
Blackburne, J.H. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1888         (f)     2.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Machado, J.J. 1888         (c)     1   -   2      Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a rook
Mackenzie, G.H. - Golmayo, C.F. 1889         (f)     7.5   -   4.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - Carvajal, V.M. 1889         (f)     5   -   1
Blackburne, J.H. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1889         (c)     0   -   1

Tournament data

Bristol and London, England 1861     Bristol - London telegraph match    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Puller, A.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1862 (4)     British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Medley, G.W.     2 - 1          Medley, G.W. gave odds of the move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Cole, A.J.     2 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of the move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Solomons, S.     2 - 1          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of the move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Anderssen, K.E.A.     2 - 0          Anderssen, K.E.A. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Deacon, F.H.     3 - 1          Deacon, F.H. gave odds of the move
New York 1866     New York Club Tournament    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Stanley, C.H.     4 - 2    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Barnett, J.P.     3.5 - 0.5    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Thompson, J. (1)     3 - 0    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Graves, J.A.     1 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of a knight
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Graves, J.A.     1 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
New York 1867     New York Club Tournament    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1)     2 - 0    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Perrin, F.     2 - 0    
New York 1868     New York Club Tournament    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Stanley, C.H.     2 - 0    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Perrin, F.     2 - 0    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Ruthven, J.A.     0.5 - 2.5          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
New York 1869 (1)     1st Cafe Europa Tournament    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Barnett, J.P.     2 - 0    
New York 1869 (4)     New York Club Tournament    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Thompson, J. (1)     2 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Schaffer, E.     2 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
New York 1869 (5)     4th Cafe Europa Tournament    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Mason, Ja.     2.5 - 0.5    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Wernich, H.     2 - 0    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Perrin, F.     0 - 1          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Perrin, F.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Brenzinger, F.E.     2 - 0    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1)     1 - 0    
New York 1870 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Thompson, J. (1)     2 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Jones, W.B.     1 - 1          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Lissner, B.     2 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
New York 1870 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament     16  /  17
New York 1870 (4)     Brooklyn Club - Cafe International Team Match     5  /  5
Cleveland 1871 (1)     2nd American Chess Congress - 1st Class Tournament     15.5  /  19
Chicago 1874     3rd American Chess Congress     8.5  /  10
New York 1875 (5)     Cafe International Tournament - First Class Section    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1)     1.5 - 0.5          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Delmar, E. (1)     1 - 1    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Alberoni, E.     1 - 0    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Marache, N.     1 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Crosbie     1 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Barnett, J.P.     0.5 - 1.5          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
New York 1876 (1)     Cafe International Tournament     24  /  30
Paris 1878     Paris International Chess Congress     13  /  22
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Bird, H.E.     2 - 0    
New York 1880 (1)     5th American Chess Congress     13.5  /  18
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Grundy, J.G.     2 - 0    
New York 1880 (3)     Manhattan Club Handicap    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Grundy, J.G.     2 - 0          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Vienna 1882 (2)     Vienna International Tournament     20.5  /  32
London, England 1883 (5)     London Tournament     22  /  40
Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Martinez, D.M.     1.5 - 0.5    
New York 1883     5th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     10.5  /  16
New York 1884 (1)     6th Manhattan Club Handicap     28  /  34
New York 1885 (1)     Manhattan Club Handicap Tournament     12  /  21
Hamburg 1885 (6)     4th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     10  /  17
Hereford 1885 (7)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Master Tournament     7  /  10
New York 1886 (1)     Manhattan Club Tournament     16.5  /  24
London, England 1886 (5)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tourney     6  /  12
Frankfurt 1887 (4)     5th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     15  /  20
Glasgow 1888 (2)     5th Scottish Championship     5  /  6
Glasgow 1888 (4)     5th Scottish Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Mackenzie, G.H. - Mills, D.Y.     0 - 1          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Bradford 1888 (1)     British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     13  /  17
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     12  /  19


Player information updated: 30 Jul. 2023