Brook, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  137  2049 (108) 3
1858  137  2064 (104) 0
1859  144  2078 (99) 0
1860  144  2093 (93) 0
1861  150  2107 (87) 3
1862  127  2139 (84) 0
1863  115  2171 (79) 0
1864  107  2203 (72) 13
1865  110  2188 (80) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Brook, George  
   Also known as: George Brook, jun.
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
His surname is usually given as 'Brook' but the Leeds Mercury, as cited by Whyld, gives both 'Brook' and 'Brooke', and the Chess Player's Chronicle of July 1861 (p.209) has 'Brooke'.
 
References
Books
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 12
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1856, page 155
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1859, page 190
   [CPC], vol. 3, July 1861, page 209
   [CPM], vol. 2, July 1864, page 205
   [CPM], vol. 2, Nov. 1864, page 332
   [CPM], vol. 2, Nov. 1866, page 329
   [ILN], vol. 30, 16 May 1857, page 472
   [ILN], vol. 30, 20 June 1857, page 616
   [ILN], vol. 38, 15 June 1861, page 565
   [ILN], vol. 40, 4 Jan. 1862, page 30
   [ILN], vol. 44, 30 Apr. 1864, page 435
   [ILN], vol. 53, 17 Oct. 1868, page 386
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1856: Huddersfield v Wakefield Match]

Tournament data

Leeds 1857 (2)     Leeds - Huddersfield Club Tournament, Section 2     2  /  3
Leeds 1861 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Second Class Tournament    
  Brook, G. - Heselton, J.A.     0 - 1    
Wakefield 1861     Huddersfield - Wakefield Club Match    
  Brook, G. - Young, J.W. (2)     1 - 1    
Huddersfield 1864 (1)     Huddersfield - Bradford Club Match    
  Brook, G. - Werner, M.G.E.     1 - 2    
Bradford 1864     Huddersfield - Bradford Club Match    
  Brook, G. - Tegeler, J.G.F.     3 - 0    
Huddersfield 1864 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 1st Class Tournament    
  Brook, G. - Latham, T.S.     0 - 1    
Huddersfield or Bradford (?) 1864     Huddersfield - Bradford Club Match    
  Brook, G. - Werner, M.G.E.     2 - 1    
Huddersfield and Sheffield 1864     Huddersfield - Sheffield Club Match    
  Brook, G. - Mort, H.L.     2 - 1    
Bradford and Huddersfield 1865     Huddersfield - Bradford Club Match    
  Brook, G. - Werner, M.G.E.     1 - 2    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017