Newnes, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1881  426  1942 (148) 2
1882  463  1943 (150) 0
1883  510  1944 (152) 1
1884  554  1937 (155) 0
1885  564  1931 (159) 0
1886  569  1924 (162) 0
1887  570  1917 (165) 0
1888  565  1910 (168) 1
1889  568  1908 (170) 0
1890  590  1905 (173) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Newnes, George  
   Also known as: Sir George Newnes
Born: 13 Mar. 1851
Died: 9 June 1910
 
Notes:
Name given in error as 'Newness' in several places in Hilbert and Lahde (including the index).
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 966
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 110
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 302
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 147, 392, 546, 553, 578
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 197, 300
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 189, 198, 221, 253
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 84
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Early Games of Chess by Telephone], page 13
   Hilbert, John S.  [Victorian Restraint... Or Lack Thereof], page 6
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Winter, Edward.  [Chess and the House of Commons]

Tournament data

Manchester 1881 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Newnes, G. - Green, R.F.     1 - 1    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Newnes, G. - Glaser, H.     1 - 0    
Paris 1888 (3)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Newnes, G. - de Tamisier     0.5 - 0.5    
Paris 1890 (2)     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Newnes, G. - de Tamisier     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020