Griffith, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1896  296  2176 (162) 1
1897  281  2190 (159) 0
1898  277  2204 (155) 0
1899  268  2218 (152) 0
1900  242  2232 (148) 0
1901  234  2245 (144) 0
1902  219  2259 (140) 0
1903  201  2273 (135) 0
1904  195  2287 (130) 0
1905  180  2300 (125) 0
1906  164  2314 (119) 0
1907  148  2328 (113) 0
1908  133  2342 (106) 0
1909  121  2356 (98) 0
1910  108  2369 (89) 1
1911  102  2383 (80) 1
1912  91  2396 (70) 12
1913  103  2376 (76) 1
1914  110  2362 (80) 0
1915  110  2348 (84) 0
1916  133  2334 (85) 0
1917  150  2320 (86) 0
1918  171  2306 (85) 0
1919  193  2292 (83) 0
1920  228  2278 (79) 0
1921  271  2264 (74) 6
1922  277  2266 (79) 0
1923  290  2267 (82) 0
1924  307  2268 (83) 0
1925  304  2270 (83) 1
1926  278  2280 (83) 9
1927  297  2282 (91) 0
1928  298  2284 (97) 0
1929  291  2286 (102) 0
1930  296  2289 (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