Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  341  1903 (95) 1
1867  318  1916 (87) 5
1868  328  1936 (83) 4
1869  336  1929 (83) 0
1870  372  1921 (82) 9
1871  404  1919 (90) 0
1872  409  1917 (96) 0
1873  429  1914 (102) 0
1874  460  1912 (107) 0
1875  486  1910 (112) 0
1876  467  1908 (115) 0
1877  443  1906 (119) 0
1878  437  1903 (122) 0
1879  443  1901 (124) 0
1880  476  1899 (127) 0
1881  539  1897 (129) 0
1882  577  1894 (130) 0
1883  636  1892 (132) 0
1884  700  1890 (133) 0
1885  678  1888 (134) 0
1886  674  1886 (134) 0
1887  661  1883 (135) 0
1888  665  1881 (135) 1
1889  661  1871 (138) 0
1890  711  1861 (141) 0
1891  726  1851 (144) 0
1892  778  1841 (146) 0
1893  799  1830 (148) 1
1894  832  1821 (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