Newnes, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1881  449  1930 (130) 2
1882  489  1933 (131) 0
1883  553  1936 (130) 1
1884  592  1931 (132) 0
1885  595  1926 (134) 0
1886  595  1921 (136) 0
1887  583  1915 (137) 0
1888  578  1910 (138) 1
1889  580  1908 (140) 0
1890  605  1907 (142) 1
1891  621  1899 (144) 0
1892  653  1891 (146) 0
1893  685  1883 (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