Young, Franklin




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  320  2130 (91) 2
1886  290  2148 (83) 0
1887  275  2167 (75) 0
1888  248  2185 (63) 35
1889  259  2171 (75) 0
1890  303  2157 (84) 0
1891  327  2143 (92) 0
1892  364  2129 (99) 0
1893  381  2115 (105) 0
1894  407  2101 (110) 0
1895  442  2087 (114) 0
1896  459  2073 (118) 0
1897  492  2059 (122) 0
1898  536  2044 (125) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Young, Franklin Knowles  
Born: 21 Oct. 1857
Died: 19 Dec. 1931
 
Notes:
Sarah's Chess Journal web site gives birth date 21-12-1857. Gaige gives birth date 21-10-1857. Di Felice has a 'Young' in the 1st England versus USA University cable match, 1899?
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 473
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 348
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 223
   Hilbert, Emil Kemeny, page 139
   Hilbert, Napier, page 118
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 285
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 7
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 338
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 405
   Pope, Harry Nelson Pillsbury, Vol.1, page 20
   Winter, Chess Explorations, page 203
Periodicals
   [ACMa], vol. 3, no. 1, July 1899, page 18
Web
   Sarah.  [Mandarins of the Yellow Buttons]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Steinitz, W. - Young, F.K. 1885 (1)         (c)     1   -   0
Steinitz, W. - Young, F.K. 1885 (2)         (c)     1   -   0      Steinitz, W. gave odds of a knight
Burille, C.F. - Young, F.K. 1888         (c)     13.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

Boston, Massachusetts 1888     Paine Tournament     12  /  20
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Young, F.K. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 7 Nov. 2023