Newnes, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1881  372  1930 (150) 2
1882  399  1932 (152) 0
1883  462  1934 (153) 1
1884  508  1927 (157) 0
1885  522  1920 (160) 0
1886  534  1914 (163) 0
1887  526  1907 (166) 0
1888  512  1900 (169) 1
1889  517  1898 (172) 0
1890  532  1896 (174) 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
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 302
   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: 22 Mar. 2014