Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  332  1909 (95) 1
1867  304  1922 (87) 5
1868  309  1942 (83) 4
1869  320  1934 (83) 0
1870  358  1927 (81) 9
1871  387  1925 (90) 0
1872  395  1923 (96) 0
1873  418  1921 (102) 0
1874  444  1919 (107) 0
1875  469  1917 (112) 0
1876  456  1915 (115) 0
1877  431  1913 (119) 0
1878  434  1911 (122) 0
1879  438  1909 (124) 0
1880  468  1907 (127) 0
1881  534  1905 (129) 0
1882  568  1903 (130) 0
1883  625  1901 (132) 0
1884  686  1899 (133) 0
1885  673  1897 (134) 0
1886  664  1895 (135) 0
1887  647  1893 (135) 0
1888  659  1891 (135) 1
1889  648  1881 (138) 0
1890  697  1871 (141) 0
1891  713  1862 (144) 0
1892  761  1852 (146) 0
1893  787  1842 (148) 1
1894  815  1833 (151) 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, no. 4, Aug. 1870, page 121, 121
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 5, Oct. 1870, page 150, 150
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 1, Mar. 1866, page 22
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 3, May 1866, page 88
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 2, Apr. 1867, page 60
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 1, Apr. 1868, page 32
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 2, May 1868, page 63, 64
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1609, 20 Aug. 1870, page 203
   [ILN], vol. 70, no. 1957, 13 Jan. 1877, page 47
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 29, 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, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Comber, F.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 May 2018