Griffith, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1896  286  2171 (162) 1
1897  268  2185 (159) 0
1898  270  2198 (155) 0
1899  258  2212 (152) 0
1900  240  2226 (148) 0
1901  224  2239 (144) 0
1902  216  2253 (139) 0
1903  205  2266 (135) 0
1904  195  2280 (130) 0
1905  178  2294 (125) 0
1906  163  2307 (119) 0
1907  158  2321 (113) 0
1908  136  2335 (106) 0
1909  131  2348 (98) 0
1910  108  2362 (89) 1
1911  104  2376 (80) 1
1912  94  2389 (70) 12
1913  103  2366 (76) 1
1914  110  2350 (80) 0
1915  121  2334 (84) 0
1916  146  2318 (86) 0
1917  170  2302 (86) 0
1918  189  2286 (85) 0
1919  204  2270 (83) 0
1920  241  2254 (80) 0
1921  284  2238 (75) 6
1922  296  2234 (80) 0
1923  320  2229 (83) 0
1924  345  2225 (84) 0
1925  349  2220 (85) 1
1926  353  2223 (85) 9

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
   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


Player information updated: 5 Sept. 2020