Dawson, Richard


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  173  2043 (135) 4
1862  165  2053 (133) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Dawson, Richard  
   Also known as: Lord Cremorne; Viscount Cremorne; Earl of Dartr[e]y
Born: 7 Sep. 1817
Died: 12 May 1897
 
Notes:
Richard Dawson was usually referred to as 'Lord Cremorne' until 1866, when he was 'elevated' to 'Earl of Dartry'.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38, 530
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 1
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 340
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 196
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 71, 132, 140, 231
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lii, lix, xxxviii
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 12, Jan. 1851, page 30
   [CPC], vol. 12, Mar. 1851, page 90, 94
   [CPC], vol. 2, Jan. 1854, page 31
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 251
   [Era], vol. 13, 9 Mar. 1851, page 6
   [Era], vol. 21, 18 Sep. 1859, page 15
   [Era], vol. 24, 2 Mar. 1862, page 14
   [Era], vol. 24, 4 May 1862, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 17, 14 Dec. 1850, page 454
   [ILN], vol. 18, 22 Feb. 1851, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 24, 25 Feb. 1854, page 170
   [ILN], vol. 28, 7 June 1856, page 643
   [ILN], vol. 40, 17 May 1862, page 513
   [ILN], vol. 49, 14 July 1866, page 48
   [LW], 24 Jan. 1885, page 86
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Women's International Tournament], page 4
   Lundy, Daryll.  [Richard Dawson, 1st Earl of Dartrey]
   Sarah.  [Paul Meets Anderssen]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sericano, C.  [Gerolamo Tassinari]

Tournament data

London 1861 (1)     Saint George's Chess Club Handicap Tournament    
  Dawson, R. - Paliano, J.     1 - 0          Dawson, R. gave odds of a knight
  Dawson, R. - Metcalfe, T.J.     2 - 1          Dawson, R. gave odds of pawn and move
  Dawson, R. - Owen, J.     0 - 1    
London 1862 (4)     Handicap Tournament (5th British Chess Association?)    
  Dawson, R. - Deacon, F.H.     1 - 2          Deacon, F.H. gave odds of the move


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017