Newnes, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1881  400  1937 (148) 2
1882  440  1938 (150) 0
1883  495  1939 (152) 1
1884  536  1933 (155) 0
1885  547  1926 (158) 0
1886  551  1919 (162) 0
1887  552  1912 (165) 0
1888  541  1906 (168) 1
1889  541  1903 (170) 0
1890  564  1901 (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
   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: 23 Aug. 2019