Gossip, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  127  2158 (72) 6
1870  130  2160 (64) 9
1871  125  2157 (61) 1
1872  132  2153 (54) 9
1873  137  2161 (46) 23
1874  113  2200 (49) 15
1875  109  2215 (59) 0
1876  99  2229 (65) 0
1877  89  2244 (67) 0
1878  82  2259 (66) 3
1879  84  2271 (67) 0
1880  84  2284 (65) 0
1881  91  2296 (59) 0
1882  91  2309 (49) 19
1883  100  2313 (44) 25
1884  115  2290 (53) 1
1885  148  2266 (56) 2
1886  147  2264 (56) 0
1887  152  2262 (50) 9
1888  159  2260 (44) 8
1889  153  2282 (30) 74
1890  164  2270 (34) 34
1891  167  2265 (38) 18
1892  210  2230 (43) 11
1893  223  2222 (45) 13
1894  205  2235 (50) 2
1895  170  2268 (50) 22

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gossip, George Hatfeild Dingley  
Born: 6 Dec. 1841
Died: 11 May 1907
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 44, 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 146
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 131
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 155
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 19
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 194
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 55
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 200
Periodicals
   [IJ], 8 Nov. 1873, page 8
   [ILN], vol. 44, 5 Mar. 1864, page 243
   [ILN], vol. 72, 29 June 1878, page 615
Web
   Sarah.  [The Indominatable Ellen Gilbert]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4879. Census information]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5075. Hatfeild or Hatfield?]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5100. Hatfeild or Hatfield?]
   Winter, Edward.  [Gossip]

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

Owen, J. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1874         (f)     3   -   2
Gossip, G.H.D. - Donisthorpe, W. 1882         (f)     10.5   -   8.5
Esling, F.K. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1885         (f)     1   -   0
Gossip, G.H.D. - Redding, J.D. 1888         (c)     3   -   5
Pollock, W.H.K. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1895         (f)     9   -   7

Tournament data

London 1869 (1)     London Handicap Tournament (British Chess Association?)    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Steinitz, W.     0 - 1          Steinitz, W. gave odds of the move
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Green, V.     0 - 1          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1869 (2)     Glowworm Prize Tournament    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Ide, E.G.     1 - 0    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Janson, E.     1 - 0    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Wisker, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
London 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Mocatta, A.     0 - 2    
London 1870 (2)     3rd British Chess Association Challenge Cup     2.5  /  7
London 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Marks, M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1872 (1)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Henderson (1)     2 - 1          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of a rook
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Potter, W.N.     0 - 1    
London 1872 (3)     British Chess Association Grand Tourney     1  /  4
London 1872 (4)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Heathcote, J.M.     1 - 0          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Ballard, W.R.     0 - 1    
Colchester 1873     Colchester - Chelmsford Club Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Pavitt, W.S.     2 - 0    
Chelmsford 1873     Colchester - Chelmsford Club Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Pavitt, W.S.     2 - 1    
Bristol 1873 (1)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Wisker, J.     0 - 1    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Tribe, W.     1 - 0          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Thomson, W.     0 - 1    
Bristol 1873 (2)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A     3  /  8
Ipswich, Suffolk 1873 (1)     East Anglian Chess Tournament - Class I     2.5  /  7
Birmingham 1874 (2)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     4.5  /  9
Birmingham 1874 (4)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Berry, W.     0 - 1          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1878 (5)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Tudor, H.E.     1 - 0          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Thorold, E.     1 - 0    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Ensor, F.S.     0 - 1    
London 1883 (6)     Vizayanagaram Tournament     17.5  /  25
Sydney and Melbourne 1884     11th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Russell, G.A.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1885     12th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Esling, F.K.     0 - 1    
Adelaide 1887     2nd Australian Championship     6.5  /  9
New York 1889 (1)     11th New York State Championship    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Kaltenbach, E.J.     0 - 1    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     17  /  45
Breslau 1889 (3)     6th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     3  /  17
London 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     1.5  /  10
London 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     6.5  /  12
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     4  /  19
London 1890 (5)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     12  /  17
London 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Winter     4  /  9
London 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     4.5  /  9
London 1892 (4)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     2.5  /  11
New York 1893 (13)     New York Tournament     2.5  /  13
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Hymes, E.     0 - 1    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Olly, E.N.     0 - 1    
Skaneateles 1895 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     3  /  6


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017