Craske, Robert


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  238  2016 (98) 7
1874  241  2022 (103) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Craske, Robert  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Staunton (The Chess Tournament, p.lix) has an R. Craske of Bury St. Edmonds as a subscriber of the Great Tournament of 1851. He also gives a win by Craske over Anderssen (giving knight odds) in London in 1851 (Illustrated London News, 31 Jan. 1851, p.99; Chess Player's Chronicle, Feb. 1852, p.55).
 
References
Books
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 175, 177
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 152
   Hindle, Mystery of Edward Pindar, page 71
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 12, Sep. 1851, page 282
   [CPC], vol. 1, Jan. 1853, page cover
   [IJ], 8 Nov. 1873, page 8
   [ILN], vol. 64, 11 Apr. 1874, page 355

Tournament data

Ipswich, Suffolk 1873 (1)     East Anglian Chess Tournament - Class I     2  /  7
Bury St. Edmunds or Chelmsford (?) 1874     Bury and West Suffolk - Chelmsford Club Match    
  Craske, R. - Pavitt, W.S.     2 - 0    


Player information updated: 7 Nov. 2014