Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  295  1846 (106) 1
1867  282  1856 (99) 5
1868  273  1862 (98) 0
1869  272  1868 (96) 0
1870  306  1874 (94) 8
1871  319  1873 (100) 0
1872  316  1873 (105) 0
1873  351  1872 (110) 0
1874  350  1872 (114) 0
1875  362  1871 (118) 0
1876  381  1871 (121) 0
1877  369  1870 (124) 0
1878  370  1869 (126) 0
1879  376  1869 (128) 0
1880  390  1868 (130) 0
1881  430  1868 (132) 0
1882  477  1867 (133) 0
1883  542  1867 (134) 0
1884  593  1866 (135) 0
1885  585  1865 (136) 0
1886  587  1865 (137) 0
1887  562  1864 (137) 0
1888  541  1864 (137) 1
1889  546  1855 (140) 0
1890  565  1846 (143) 0
1891  584  1837 (145) 0
1892  611  1828 (147) 0
1893  641  1820 (149) 1
1894  660  1812 (152) 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
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Oct. 1870, page 150
   [CW], vol. 2, Mar. 1866, page 22
   [CW], vol. 2, May 1866, page 88
   [CW], vol. 3, Apr. 1867, page 60
   [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    
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    
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: 25 Mar. 2017