Lyttelton, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1852  103  1750 (120) 4
1853  110  1755 (117) 0
1854  122  1761 (113) 0
1855  140  1766 (108) 0
1856  180  1771 (103) 3
1857  195  1765 (99) 0
1858  207  1759 (94) 6
1859  240  1769 (93) 0
1860  262  1779 (91) 0
1861  261  1788 (87) 0
1862  264  1798 (82) 5
1863  278  1796 (80) 0
1864  287  1793 (77) 3
1865  326  1794 (75) 0
1866  363  1796 (71) 16
1867  340  1815 (74) 3
1868  336  1827 (79) 0
1869  349  1838 (81) 0
1870  383  1849 (82) 0
1871  385  1860 (81) 3
1872  400  1847 (84) 0
1873  438  1834 (84) 6
1874  436  1821 (93) 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
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 66
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 577
   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
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1872, page 88
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1873, page 280
   [CPQC], vol. 2, June 1871, page 284
   [ILN], vol. 19, 22 Nov. 1851, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 47, 16 Dec. 1865, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 68, 6 May 1876, page 455
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 June 1872, page 24
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, England 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, England 1862 (4)     British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Green, S.J.     1.5 - 3.5    
Worcester, England 1864     Worcester Club - Worcestershire County Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Harding, T.M.     1 - 2    
Worcester, England 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, England 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    
Birmingham 1871     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Syndercombe, H.E.     2 - 1    
Worcester, England 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, England 1874     Worcester - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Philson     1 - 2    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020