Heywood, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  193  2124 (85) 1
1877  162  2151 (75) 0
1878  142  2178 (64) 10
1879  130  2201 (57) 20
1880  142  2203 (59) 5
1881  154  2203 (60) 7
1882  197  2174 (66) 6
1883  215  2171 (75) 0
1884  224  2168 (81) 0
1885  244  2165 (86) 0
1886  244  2162 (90) 0
1887  259  2159 (93) 0
1888  252  2156 (95) 1
1889  256  2163 (97) 0
1890  258  2170 (99) 0
1891  260  2177 (100) 4
1892  267  2169 (104) 0
1893  279  2160 (107) 1
1894  290  2156 (111) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Heywood, George Carm  
Born: 22 Oct. 1853
Died: 8 Mar. 1895
 
Notes:
The player listed as playing at Harrogate in 1888 seems to be 'C.C. Heywood' (although the copy of the newspaper article at the web site is rather poor quality). According to Gaige (Chess Personalia), G.C. Heywood was born in London but died in Newcastle. However, Tim Harding has sent me census information (particularly the 1871 census) that he was born in Winkleigh, Devon, not in London and that his middle name was 'Carm'. He later moved to Newcastle. Harding also sent me the references from the British Chess Magazine and the Chess Player's Chronicle.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 173
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 287
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 372
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 11, Sep. 1891, page 402
   [BCM], vol. 12, 1893, page 507
   [CPC], 13 Mar. 1895
   [ILN], vol. 68, 22 Apr. 1876, page 407
   [ILN], vol. 69, 15 July 1876, page 71
   [ILN], vol. 71, 24 Nov. 1877, page 511
   [ILN], vol. 72, 13 Apr. 1878, page 350
Web
   [West Yorkshire v. Tyne and Tees-Side]

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

Potter, W.N. - Heywood, G.C. 1878 (1)         (f)     4   -   1      Potter, W.N. gave odds of a knight
Potter, W.N. - Heywood, G.C. 1878 (2)         (f)     2.5   -   2.5      Potter, W.N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Potter, W.N. - Heywood, G.C. 1879 (1)         (f)     4   -   6      Potter, W.N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Potter, W.N. - Heywood, G.C. 1879 (2)         (f)     7.5   -   2.5      Potter, W.N. gave odds of a knight
Potter, W.N. - Heywood, G.C. 1880         (f)     2.5   -   2.5      Potter, W.N. gave odds of a knight
Chappell, W.T. - Heywood, G.C. 1882         (f)     5   -   1

Tournament data

London, England 1876 (10)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Heywood, G.C. - Barker (1)     0 - 1          Heywood, G.C. gave odds of a knight
London, England 1881 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Heywood, G.C. - Ball, W.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1881 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Heywood, G.C. - Gunsberg, I.A.     3.5 - 2.5          Gunsberg, I.A. gave odds of pawn and move
Harrogate 1888     Tyneside and Tees-Side - West Yorkshire Match    
  Heywood, G.C. - Holliday, T.     0.5 - 0.5    
Newcastle 1891     Newcastle Club Champtionship    
  Heywood, G.C. - Downey, F.T.     3.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Heywood, G.C. - Lord, F.W.     0 - 1    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Heywood, G.C. - Wilson, W.V.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018