Lyttelton, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1852  103  1736 (122) 4
1853  110  1741 (118) 0
1854  113  1746 (115) 0
1855  136  1751 (110) 0
1856  169  1756 (105) 3
1857  182  1749 (102) 0
1858  187  1742 (97) 6
1859  220  1748 (96) 0
1860  241  1754 (93) 0
1861  241  1760 (90) 0
1862  238  1767 (85) 5
1863  232  1758 (84) 0
1864  244  1749 (81) 3
1865  289  1743 (79) 0
1866  326  1737 (76) 16
1867  314  1750 (80) 3
1868  292  1754 (86) 0
1869  298  1758 (89) 0
1870  350  1762 (92) 0
1871  370  1766 (94) 0
1872  363  1769 (94) 0
1873  413  1773 (93) 6
1874  411  1764 (101) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lyttelton, George William  
   Also known as: Lord Lyttelton; 4th Baron Lyttelton of Frankley
Born: 31 Mar. 1817
Died: 19 Apr. 1876
 
Notes:
Gaige (Chess Personalia) gives 'Lyttelton, Lord George Williams' but CN 4384 and CN 4398 clarify that it should be 'Lyttelton, Lord George William'.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 259
   Harding, Doctoral thesis, page 154
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 84, 98, 171
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lx
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 1, Feb. 1853, page 62
   [CPC], vol. 2, Jan. 1854, page 31
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1855, page 256, 263
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1859, page cover
   [ILN], vol. 19, 22 Nov. 1851, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 47, 16 Dec. 1865, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 68, 6 May 1876, page 455
Web
   Lundy, Daryll.  [George William Lyttelton, 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley]
   Sarah.  [The Birmingham Meeting]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4384. Lyttelton and Thackeray]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4398. Lord Lyttelton]

Tournament data

Worcestershire 1852     Worcestershire Tournament    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Isaac, W.L.     1 - 3    
Worcester 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Avery, T.     1 - 2    
Stourbridge 1858     Stourbridge - Kidderminster Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Zachary, F.D.     0 - 3    
Birmingham 1858 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Avery, T.     0 - 3    
London 1862 (4)     Handicap Tournament (5th British Chess Association?)    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Green, S.J.     1.5 - 3.5    
Worcester 1864     Worcester Club - Worcestershire County Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Harding, T.M.     1 - 2    
Worcester 1866     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Warren, E.P.     1 - 2    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Avery, T.     0 - 3    
London 1866 (2)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Chinnery, W.M.     0 - 2          Chinnery, W.M. gave odds of the move
Wolverhampton 1866     Wolverhampton - Stourbridge Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Scott, A. (1)     2 - 3    
Stourbridge 1866     Wolverhampton - Stourbridge Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Scott, A. (1)     0 - 3    
Birmingham 1867     Birmingham - Stourbridge and Wolverhampton Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Yarranton, T.C.     1 - 2    
Worcester 1873     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Kempson, S.G.     1.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Avery, T.     1 - 2    
Worcester 1874     Worcester - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Philson     1 - 2    


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017