Nicholson, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  192  2157 (79) 19
1875  220  2134 (88) 0
1876  238  2112 (95) 0
1877  249  2090 (101) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Nicholson, Joseph Shield  
Born: 9 Nov. 1850
Died: 12 May 1927
 
Notes:
Harding (p.235) identifies this player as Joseph Shield Nicholson, but the dates of birth and death given are clearly wrong.
 
References
Books
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 235
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 344
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 57
   [Fld], 4 Apr. 1874
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1806, 4 Apr. 1874, page 331
Web
   Saunders, John.  [Varsity Oxford-Cambridge Match: Pen Pictures of Players]
   [Joseph Shield Nicholson]

Tournament data

London, England 1874 (3)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Nicholson, J.S. - Tracey, C.     3 - 1    
Cambridge 1874     Cambridge University Club Tournament     10.5  /  15
London, England 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Nicholson, J.S. - Wright, F.M.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022