Schwietzer, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1903  310  2205 (64) 1
1904  313  2216 (48) 22
1905  319  2215 (51) 1
1906  305  2228 (46) 20
1907  311  2231 (55) 0
1908  317  2234 (58) 1
1909  334  2231 (59) 5
1910  359  2211 (62) 1
1911  435  2189 (62) 10
1912  489  2159 (73) 0
1913  547  2129 (80) 0
1914  575  2099 (86) 0
1915  592  2070 (90) 0
1916  639  2040 (94) 0
1917  679  2010 (96) 0
1918  736  1980 (98) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Schwietzer, George John  
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. The New York Times of 9 Nov. 1903 (p.12) has 'G.F. Schweitzer' in the Manhattan club championship, while the 4 Jan. 1904 issue (p.7) has 'Schwietzer' in the same event. Urcan has 'G.C. Schwietzer', as does the American Chess Bulletin of Jul. 1904 (p.46). The San Francisco Chronicle of 5 Mar. 1905 (p.38) has 'Sweitzer'.
 
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
   Urcan, Julius Finn, page 92
Periodicals
   [ACB], vol. 1, no. 2, July 1904, page 46
   [ACB], vol. 2, no. 2, Feb. 1905, page 35
   [BDE], vol. 77, no. 303, 1 Nov. 1917, page II.2
   [NYTi], vol. 53, no. 16800, 9 Nov. 1903, page 12
   [NYTi], vol. 53, no. 16848, 4 Jan. 1904, page 7
   [SFCh], 5 Mar. 1905, page 38

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Schwietzer, G.J. - Smith, M.M. 1909         (f)     2   -   1

Tournament data

Philadelphia or New York (?) 1903     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Smythe, J.H.     1 - 0    
New York 1904 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     5.5  /  11
New York 1904 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Reed, W.F.     0 - 1    
Saint Louis 1904 (1)     7th American Chess Congress - Major Tournament     4  /  11
New York 1905     Manhattan Club - All New Jersey Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Craig, J.A.     1 - 0    
New York and Chicago 1905 (1)     Manhattan Club - Chicago Club Telegraph Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Taylor, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1906 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     4  /  12
New York 1906 (8)     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    
New York 1909 (2)     Brooklyn Club - Rice Club Match    
  Schwietzer, G.J. - Kreymborg, A.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
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: 1 Sept. 2022