Schwietzer, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1903  261  2236 (72) 1
1904  260  2246 (59) 11
1905  270  2244 (57) 0
1906  275  2242 (50) 20
1907  310  2229 (59) 0
1908  338  2216 (64) 1
1909  397  2195 (66) 1
1910  421  2181 (68) 1
1911  477  2163 (67) 10
1912  499  2136 (77) 0
1913  546  2108 (84) 0
1914  554  2081 (89) 0
1915  551  2054 (93) 0
1916  585  2026 (97) 0
1917  599  1999 (99) 0
1918  627  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 (10)     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