Newnes, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1881  497  1929 (130) 2
1882  530  1932 (130) 0
1883  584  1934 (130) 1
1884  633  1929 (132) 0
1885  643  1923 (134) 0
1886  641  1918 (135) 0
1887  627  1912 (137) 0
1888  640  1907 (138) 1
1889  628  1905 (140) 0
1890  666  1902 (141) 1
1891  675  1894 (143) 0
1892  715  1887 (146) 0
1893  747  1879 (147) 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