Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  290  1846 (106) 1
1867  278  1856 (99) 5
1868  260  1862 (98) 0
1869  263  1868 (96) 0
1870  302  1874 (94) 8
1871  316  1873 (100) 0
1872  314  1873 (105) 0
1873  349  1872 (110) 0
1874  347  1872 (114) 0
1875  360  1871 (118) 0
1876  379  1871 (121) 0
1877  367  1870 (124) 0
1878  370  1869 (126) 0
1879  371  1869 (128) 0
1880  386  1868 (130) 0
1881  425  1868 (132) 0
1882  472  1867 (133) 0
1883  538  1867 (134) 0
1884  589  1866 (135) 0
1885  581  1865 (136) 0
1886  583  1865 (137) 0
1887  559  1864 (137) 0
1888  538  1864 (137) 1
1889  540  1855 (140) 0
1890  560  1846 (143) 0
1891  578  1837 (145) 0
1892  606  1828 (147) 0
1893  635  1820 (149) 1
1894  652  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