Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  296  1845 (106) 1
1867  282  1855 (99) 5
1868  274  1861 (98) 0
1869  273  1867 (96) 0
1870  306  1873 (94) 8
1871  319  1873 (100) 0
1872  317  1872 (105) 0
1873  352  1872 (110) 0
1874  349  1871 (114) 0
1875  364  1871 (118) 0
1876  381  1870 (121) 0
1877  370  1870 (124) 0
1878  373  1869 (126) 0
1879  378  1868 (128) 0
1880  391  1868 (130) 0
1881  431  1867 (132) 0
1882  476  1867 (133) 0
1883  542  1866 (134) 0
1884  594  1866 (135) 0
1885  587  1865 (136) 0
1886  588  1865 (137) 0
1887  564  1864 (137) 0
1888  543  1863 (137) 1
1889  549  1855 (140) 0
1890  571  1846 (143) 0
1891  591  1837 (145) 0
1892  625  1828 (147) 0
1893  654  1819 (149) 1
1894  674  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