Griffith, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1896  296  2177 (162) 1
1897  282  2191 (159) 0
1898  282  2205 (155) 0
1899  271  2218 (152) 0
1900  248  2232 (148) 0
1901  231  2246 (144) 0
1902  216  2260 (140) 0
1903  201  2274 (135) 0
1904  191  2287 (130) 0
1905  177  2301 (125) 0
1906  161  2315 (119) 0
1907  147  2329 (113) 0
1908  127  2342 (106) 0
1909  117  2356 (98) 0
1910  106  2370 (89) 1
1911  101  2384 (80) 1
1912  89  2397 (70) 12
1913  102  2376 (76) 1
1914  105  2362 (80) 0
1915  111  2348 (84) 0
1916  133  2334 (85) 0
1917  147  2320 (86) 0
1918  171  2306 (85) 0
1919  189  2292 (83) 0
1920  219  2278 (79) 0
1921  263  2264 (74) 6
1922  272  2265 (79) 0
1923  277  2266 (82) 0
1924  295  2267 (83) 0
1925  289  2268 (83) 1
1926  270  2279 (83) 9
1927  288  2281 (91) 0
1928  279  2283 (97) 0
1929  264  2285 (103) 0
1930  269  2287 (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