Brook, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  136  2039 (108) 3
1858  139  2053 (104) 0
1859  145  2068 (99) 0
1860  146  2082 (94) 0
1861  151  2096 (87) 3
1862  127  2128 (84) 0
1863  115  2160 (79) 0
1864  106  2192 (73) 13
1865  109  2177 (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