Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  269  1906 (95) 1
1867  251  1918 (87) 5
1868  248  1937 (83) 4
1869  257  1929 (83) 0
1870  294  1921 (81) 9
1871  295  1919 (89) 0
1872  296  1917 (96) 0
1873  327  1916 (102) 0
1874  334  1914 (107) 0
1875  345  1913 (111) 0
1876  358  1911 (115) 0
1877  347  1909 (118) 0
1878  352  1908 (121) 0
1879  353  1906 (124) 0
1880  370  1904 (126) 0
1881  417  1903 (128) 0
1882  466  1901 (130) 0
1883  532  1899 (131) 0
1884  575  1898 (132) 0
1885  559  1896 (133) 0
1886  558  1894 (134) 0
1887  550  1893 (134) 0
1888  530  1891 (135) 1
1889  533  1881 (138) 0
1890  554  1872 (140) 0
1891  575  1862 (143) 0
1892  613  1853 (145) 0
1893  642  1843 (147) 1
1894  654  1834 (150) 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
   NDCA, Northumberland and Durham Chess Association Meeting, page 3, 4
Periodicals
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Aug. 1870, page 121, 121
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Oct. 1870, page 150, 150
   [CW], vol. 2, Mar. 1866, page 22
   [CW], vol. 2, May 1866, page 88
   [CW], vol. 3, Apr. 1867, page 60
   [CW], vol. 4, Apr. 1868, page 32
   [CW], vol. 4, May 1868, page 63, 64
   [ILN], vol. 57, 20 Aug. 1870, page 203
   [ILN], vol. 70, 13 Jan. 1877, page 47
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Sep. 1870, page 70
Web
   [West Yorkshire v. Tyne and Tees-Side]

Tournament data

North Shields 1866     Newcastle - Tynemouth Club Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Newton, G.W.     0 - 1    
North Shields 1867 (1)     Newcastle and Gateshead - Tynemouth and South Shields Club Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Punshon, R.     0 - 1    
Newcastle 1867     Newcastle - Tynemouth and South Shields Club Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Punshon, R.     1 - 0    
North Shields 1867 (3)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tourney B    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Semple, T.     0 - 1    
North Shields 1867 (4)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tourney C    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Scott, John     1 - 0    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Mitcheson, W.     0 - 1    
South Shields 1868 (1)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tournament A    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Mitcheson, W.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Stokoe, T.Y.     0 - 1    
South Shields 1868 (2)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tournament B    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Punshon, R.     1 - 0    
Newcastle 1870 (1)     1st Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     1.5  /  8
Newcastle 1870 (3)     1st Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament B    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Newham, W.L.     0 - 1    
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: 16 May 2018