Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  324  1914 (95) 1
1867  301  1927 (87) 5
1868  306  1947 (83) 4
1869  318  1940 (83) 0
1870  353  1932 (81) 9
1871  381  1931 (89) 0
1872  391  1929 (96) 0
1873  406  1927 (102) 0
1874  425  1926 (107) 0
1875  445  1924 (112) 0
1876  415  1923 (115) 0
1877  413  1921 (119) 0
1878  420  1920 (122) 0
1879  424  1918 (124) 0
1880  445  1916 (127) 0
1881  506  1915 (129) 0
1882  543  1913 (130) 0
1883  610  1912 (132) 0
1884  663  1910 (133) 0
1885  657  1909 (134) 0
1886  652  1907 (135) 0
1887  631  1905 (135) 0
1888  636  1904 (136) 1
1889  635  1894 (139) 0
1890  684  1885 (142) 0
1891  700  1876 (144) 0
1892  747  1866 (147) 0
1893  779  1857 (149) 1
1894  803  1848 (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, 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