Griffith, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1896  297  2172 (162) 1
1897  290  2186 (159) 0
1898  283  2200 (155) 0
1899  274  2213 (152) 0
1900  249  2227 (148) 0
1901  236  2241 (144) 0
1902  225  2254 (140) 0
1903  214  2268 (135) 0
1904  199  2282 (130) 0
1905  185  2295 (125) 0
1906  166  2309 (119) 0
1907  148  2323 (113) 0
1908  130  2336 (106) 0
1909  119  2350 (98) 0
1910  104  2364 (89) 1
1911  96  2377 (80) 1
1912  89  2390 (70) 12
1913  102  2370 (76) 1
1914  109  2356 (80) 0
1915  113  2342 (84) 0
1916  132  2328 (85) 0
1917  147  2314 (86) 0
1918  173  2300 (85) 0
1919  191  2286 (83) 0
1920  228  2272 (79) 0
1921  271  2258 (74) 6
1922  278  2259 (79) 0
1923  290  2261 (82) 0
1924  301  2262 (83) 0
1925  305  2263 (83) 1
1926  272  2274 (83) 9
1927  288  2276 (91) 0
1928  296  2278 (97) 0
1929  296  2280 (102) 0
1930  296  2282 (107) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Griffith, Richard Clewin  
Born: 22 July 1872
Died: 11 Dec. 1955
 
Notes:
Hooper & Whyld give birth year as 1875 on p.173 of the first edition of the Oxford Companion to Chess, but 1872 on p.208. Gaige gives birth date as 22-07-1872.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 180
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 324
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 150
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 241, 575
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 173, 208
   Hooper and Brandreth, Unknown Capablanca, page 109
   King, Sultan Khan, page 242
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 93
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 165
Web
   Saunders, John.  [Britbase Chess Archive : Material from the 1920s - Part 1]

Tournament data

London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Banks, H.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Leicester 1910     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Turner, W.     1 - 0    
London, England 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Sutcliffe, M.     1 - 0    
Richmond 1912 (1)     British Championship Team - Major Open Team Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Waterman, J.C.     1 - 0    
Richmond 1912 (2)     9th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     8  /  11
Rugby 1913     City of London Club - Midland Counties Chess Union Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - McCarthy, F.     1 - 0    
Hastings 1921 (1)     1st Hastings Christmas Congress - British Champions' Tournament     1.5  /  6
Leeds 1925     English Counties Championship Final Match: Middlesex - Yorkshire    
  Griffith, R.C. - Dale, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1926 (1)     3rd London Chess League Congress     7.5  /  9
London, England 1930 (2)     Empire Social Club - Sir Umar Hayat Khan's Team Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Sultan Khan, M.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 15 Jun. 2021