Newnes, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1881  435  1937 (130) 2
1882  469  1940 (130) 0
1883  520  1942 (130) 1
1884  565  1937 (132) 0
1885  577  1932 (134) 0
1886  577  1927 (136) 0
1887  570  1921 (137) 0
1888  564  1916 (138) 1
1889  570  1914 (140) 0
1890  592  1912 (141) 1
1891  608  1904 (144) 0
1892  639  1896 (146) 0
1893  671  1888 (148) 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    
Paris 1891     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Newnes, G. - Istel, J.     1 - 0    
Paris 1893     British Chess Club - Paris Cercle des Echecs Match    
  Newnes, G. - Istel (1)     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2020