Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  284  1887 (106) 8
1871  297  1886 (111) 0
1872  296  1885 (115) 0
1873  333  1884 (119) 0
1874  340  1884 (122) 0
1875  350  1883 (125) 0
1876  366  1882 (127) 0
1877  356  1881 (129) 0
1878  362  1880 (131) 0
1879  361  1880 (133) 0
1880  378  1879 (135) 0
1881  416  1878 (136) 0
1882  460  1877 (137) 0
1883  530  1876 (138) 0
1884  579  1876 (139) 0
1885  570  1875 (139) 0
1886  575  1874 (139) 0
1887  552  1873 (139) 0
1888  530  1873 (139) 1
1889  532  1864 (142) 0
1890  554  1855 (144) 0
1891  574  1846 (147) 0
1892  603  1837 (149) 0
1893  632  1828 (151) 1
1894  647  1820 (153) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Nicholson, James  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that the 'J. Nicholson' of South Shields in the 1860s and 1870s (the first name 'James' is given by Di Felice) is the 'J. Nicholson' of Newcastle who played for Tyneside and Tees-side in 1888 and for the North of Britain in the 1890s.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 230
Periodicals
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Aug. 1870, page 121
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Oct. 1870, page 150
   [CW], vol. 2, Mar. 1866, page 22
   [CW], vol. 2, May 1866, page 88
   [ILN], vol. 57, 20 Aug. 1870, page 203
   [ILN], vol. 70, 13 Jan. 1877, page 47
Web
   [West Yorkshire v. Tyne and Tees-Side]

Tournament data

North Shields 1866     Newcastle - Tynemouth Club Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Newton, G.     0 - 1    
Newcastle 1870     1st Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     1.5  /  8
Harrogate 1888     Tyneside and Tees-Side - West Yorkshire Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Smith, T. (3)     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Biaggini, C.E.     0 - 1    
London 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Comber, F.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017