Lyttelton, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1852  103  1738 (123) 4
1853  110  1743 (120) 0
1854  112  1749 (116) 0
1855  135  1754 (112) 0
1856  168  1760 (107) 3
1857  180  1753 (104) 0
1858  186  1746 (100) 6
1859  216  1753 (98) 0
1860  238  1759 (96) 0
1861  235  1765 (93) 0
1862  234  1772 (89) 5
1863  227  1763 (89) 0
1864  236  1755 (88) 3
1865  280  1744 (87) 0
1866  318  1734 (86) 13
1867  267  1738 (90) 0
1868  278  1743 (94) 0
1869  283  1748 (96) 0
1870  344  1752 (98) 0
1871  361  1757 (98) 0
1872  358  1762 (98) 0
1873  408  1766 (97) 6
1874  408  1757 (104) 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    
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: 5 Jan. 2017