Schwietzer, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1903  248  2225 (72) 1
1904  249  2235 (59) 11
1905  260  2235 (57) 0
1906  258  2234 (50) 20
1907  284  2224 (59) 0
1908  305  2214 (64) 1
1909  356  2195 (66) 1
1910  371  2185 (68) 1
1911  398  2170 (67) 10
1912  418  2142 (76) 0
1913  436  2114 (83) 0
1914  451  2086 (89) 0
1915  454  2058 (93) 0
1916  475  2031 (96) 0
1917  488  2003 (98) 0
1918  510  1975 (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 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     4  /  12
New York 1906 (3)     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