Finlayson, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1888  624  1924 (87) 2
1889  600  1927 (80) 1
1890  624  1940 (73) 7
1891  625  1946 (74) 0
1892  659  1952 (72) 0
1893  656  1959 (68) 0
1894  647  1965 (61) 8
1895  684  1943 (60) 7
1896  664  1948 (62) 0
1897  663  1953 (60) 10
1898  682  1943 (65) 0
1899  713  1933 (67) 7
1900  729  1926 (74) 0
1901  762  1918 (79) 0
1902  780  1910 (82) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Finlayson, John McLean  
   Also known as: John M'Lean Finlayson
Born: 1847
Died: 1 June 1915
 
Notes:
Gaige gives name as 'Finlayson, John M'Lean' but the second name is just an abbreviation for 'McLean'. Gaige gives birth between 2-06-1847 and 1-06-1848.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 959
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 119
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 484

Tournament data

Glasgow 1888 (4)     5th Scottish Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Finlayson, J.M. - Chambers, J.D.     1 - 0          Chambers, J.D. gave odds of pawn and move
  Finlayson, J.M. - McCombie, W.     0 - 1          Finlayson, J.M. gave odds of pawn and move
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Finlayson, J.M. - Lucovich, O.     0 - 1    
Dundee 1890     7th Scottish Championship     3.5  /  7
Glasgow 1894     11th Scottish Championship     5  /  8
Edinburgh 1895 (1)     12th Scottish Championship     1.5  /  7
Glasgow 1897     14th Scottish Championship     4.5  /  9
Liverpool 1897 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Finlayson, J.M. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
Stirling 1899     16th Scottish Championship     2.5  /  7
Glasgow 1900     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Finlayson, J.M. - Phillips, E.G.     1 - 0    
Perth, Scotland 1902     19th Scottish Championship     1.5  /  5


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022