Schwietzer, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1903  255  2235 (72) 1
1904  256  2245 (59) 11
1905  264  2244 (57) 0
1906  268  2242 (50) 20
1907  298  2229 (59) 0
1908  324  2217 (64) 1
1909  381  2195 (66) 1
1910  399  2182 (68) 1
1911  427  2164 (68) 10
1912  453  2136 (77) 0
1913  469  2109 (84) 0
1914  487  2081 (89) 0
1915  481  2054 (93) 0
1916  512  2027 (97) 0
1917  521  1999 (99) 0
1918  553  1972 (100) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Schwietzer, George J.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Name given sometimes as 'Schweitzer' and sometimes as 'Schwietzer'. Although the former seems more plausible, Gaige (Chess Personalia) and Di Felice give the latter as correct. Full middle name from Eduardo Bauzá Mercére.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 316
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 382
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 487
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 242, 243
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 77, 1 Nov. 1917, page II.2

Tournament data

Philadelphia or New York (?) 1903     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Smythe, J.H.     1 - 0    
Saint Louis 1904 (1)     7th American Chess Congress - Major Tournament     4  /  11
New York 1906 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     4  /  12
New York 1906 (4)     20th Brooklyn Club Championship     5.5  /  8
London, England and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Englund, F.C.A.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Wahltuch, V.L.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1910     12th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Ward, W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1911     13th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Michell, R.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1911 (2)     25th Brooklyn Club Championship     5  /  9
New York 1918 (1)     Brooklyn Club Championship - Preliminary     0.5  /  5


Player information updated: 28 May 2016