Salmon, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1850  36  2399 (114) 2
1851  41  2404 (113) 0
1852  35  2409 (112) 0
1853  41  2414 (110) 0
1854  36  2418 (108) 0
1855  30  2423 (106) 0
1856  27  2428 (102) 0
1857  28  2433 (98) 2
1858  39  2419 (98) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Salmon, George  
   Also known as: Rev. George Salmon
Born: 25 Sep. 1819
Died: 22 Jan. 1904
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5, 39, 41
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 370
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 274
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl, xxvi
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 99, 139
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lxi
Periodicals
   [BLL], 26 May 1850, page 8
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 8, no. 34, 21 Aug. 1847, page 263
   [CPC], vol. 12, no. 3, Mar. 1851, page 94
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 10, Oct. 1853, page 312
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 25, Jan. 1861, page cover
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1865, page 185
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 9, Sep. 1865, page 283
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [Era], vol. 27, no. 1395, 18 June 1865, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 22, no. 609, 19 Feb. 1853, page 147
   [ILN], vol. 23, no. 658, 17 Dec. 1853, page 515
   [ILN], 18 Sep. 1858, page 255
   [ILN], vol. 35, no. 986, 6 Aug. 1859, page 140
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1132, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 46, no. 1300, 4 Feb. 1865, page 123
   [Reg], vol. 2, no. 7, July 1850, page 193
Web
   McAlister, David and Forster, Richard.  [Porterfield Rynd 1846-1917]
   Sarah.  [The Birmingham Meeting]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Chess History and Literature], page 5

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

de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Salmon, G. 1850         (c)     1   -   0
Salmon, G. - Harrwitz, D. 1850         (c)     1   -   0
Salmon, G. - Wayte, W. 1857         (c)     1   -   0
Salmon, G. - Donaldson, Jo. 1857         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Birmingham and London, England 1858     2nd British Chess Association Congress    
  Salmon, G. - de Szabo, E.     2 - 0    
  Salmon, G. - Owen, J.     0 - 2    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022