Lee, Francis




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1887  90  2375 (46) 16
1888  94  2358 (37) 31
1889  71  2394 (36) 18
1890  61  2430 (31) 54
1891  92  2368 (39) 11
1892  101  2361 (39) 20
1893  89  2377 (42) 13
1894  115  2346 (47) 7
1895  90  2372 (51) 0
1896  73  2397 (46) 11
1897  70  2395 (45) 13
1898  73  2393 (43) 9
1899  81  2385 (38) 27
1900  98  2367 (38) 29
1901  94  2372 (45) 9
1902  97  2366 (50) 1
1903  87  2380 (48) 0
1904  77  2395 (36) 35
1905  79  2393 (37) 17
1906  87  2386 (39) 11
1907  107  2365 (37) 28
1908  113  2360 (43) 11
1909  138  2345 (50) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lee, Francis Joseph  
   Also known as: Frank Lee
Born: 1857
Died: 12 Sep. 1909
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth date between 13-09-1856 and 12-09-1857. Feenstra Kuiper and Golombek give birth date in 1858.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 310
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 268
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 86
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 333, 962
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 107
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 243
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 178, 299
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 295, 296, 577
   Hilbert, Napier, page 90
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 44
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 16, 19
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 204, 251
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 150
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 20, 61
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Pollock, W.H.K. - Lee, F.J. 1887         (f)     1   -   6      Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of pawn and move
Gunsberg, I.A. - Lee, F.J. 1889         (f)     4   -   1
Blackburne, J.H. - Lee, F.J. 1890         (f)     8.5   -   5.5
Lasker, Em. - Lee, F.J. 1891         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Vazquez, A.C. - Lee, F.J. 1894 (1)         (c)     4   -   0
Vazquez, A.C. - Lee, F.J. 1894 (2)         (s)     2.5   -   0.5
Lee, F.J. - Bird, H.E. 1897         (f)     8   -   5
Teichmann, R. - Lee, F.J. 1898         (f)     5.5   -   3.5
Napier, W.E. - Lee, F.J. 1899         (c)     1   -   0
Lee, F.J. - Passmore, S. 1900         (f)     7   -   5
Teichmann, R. - Lee, F.J. 1901         (f)     5.5   -   2.5

Tournament data

London, England 1887 (4)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     3.5  /  9
London, England 1888 (3)     Simpson's Divan Handicap Tournament     7  /  15
Bradford 1888 (1)     British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     5  /  16
London, England 1889 (1)     Simpson's Divan Handicap Tournament     11.5  /  14
London, England 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     5  /  10
London, England 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     16.5  /  18
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     9  /  19
London, England 1890 (5)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     13  /  17
London, England 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     2.5  /  9
London, England 1892 (4)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     5.5  /  11
Belfast 1892 (1)     North of Ireland Congress     2  /  9
New York 1893 (13)     New York Tournament     8  /  13
London, England 1896 (6)     Simpson's Divan Tournament     8.5  /  11
London, England 1899 (3)     London Major Tournament     8.5  /  26
London, England and New York 1900     5th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Lee, F.J. - Showalter, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1900 (1)     City of London Club Invitational Tournament     5  /  12
London, England 1900 (2)     Simpson's Divan Tourney     2.5  /  4
London, England and New York 1901     6th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Lee, F.J. - Barry, J.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Lee, F.J. - Hodges, A.B.     0 - 1    
Brighton 1904     Brighton Tournament     5.5  /  8
London, England 1904 (4)     City of London Club Tournament     9  /  16
Hastings 1904 (3)     1st British Chess Federation Championship     6  /  11
Barmen 1905 (2)     Barmen Tournament - Meisterturnier B     8.5  /  17
Shrewsbury 1906     3rd British Chess Federation Championship     7  /  11
London, England and New York 1907 (1)     9th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Lee, F.J. - Fox, A.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Ostend 1907 (3)     Ostend Master Tournament     8.5  /  27
Tunbridge Wells 1908 (1)     5th British Chess Federation Championship     6  /  11
Scarborough 1909     6th British Chess Federation Championship     5  /  11


Player information updated: 5 May 2020