Pearse, Arthur




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  724  1843 (119) 1
1885  686  1846 (116) 0
1886  677  1849 (112) 1
1887  640  1854 (108) 1
1888  638  1842 (106) 2
1889  640  1834 (106) 1
1890  667  1831 (108) 1
1891  674  1829 (110) 1
1892  705  1830 (114) 0
1893  728  1830 (116) 0
1894  744  1831 (118) 0
1895  731  1831 (120) 0
1896  728  1832 (122) 1
1897  722  1838 (125) 0
1898  696  1845 (127) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Pearse, Arthur  
   Also known as: Colonel A Pearse; General Pearse
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that the 'Arthur Pearse' who played for the St. George's Club in London in 1898, according to Forster, was the 'General Pearse' who played for the St. George's Club as early as 1886 (see, for example, the British Chess Magazine of Apr. 1886, p.158). Further evidence that General Pearse had first initial 'A' is given in the Chess Player's Chronicle of 8 Nov. 1882 (p.532), where a list of committee members for the organization of the London Tournament of 1883 includes 'Colonel A Pearse, R.A.'.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 966
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 6, Apr. 1886, page 158
   [CPC], vol. 6, 8 Nov. 1882, page 532

Tournament data

London, England 1884 (4)     Saint George's Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Tracey, W.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Loman, R.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Vyse, W.E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Leonard, H.S.     0 - 1    
London, England 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Trenchard, H.W.     0 - 1    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Vyse, W.E.     0 - 1    
London, England 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Stevens, S.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1891 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Howell, P.     0 - 1    
London, England 1896 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Carson, H.A.H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1898 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Blieden, M.     0 - 1    
London, England 1898 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pearse, A. - Carson, H.A.H.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016