Lyttelton, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1852  130  1763 (119) 4
1853  139  1768 (116) 0
1854  146  1774 (112) 0
1855  176  1779 (107) 0
1856  202  1785 (102) 3
1857  212  1779 (98) 0
1858  235  1773 (93) 6
1859  261  1782 (92) 0
1860  279  1791 (89) 0
1861  276  1800 (85) 0
1862  286  1810 (80) 5
1863  293  1809 (79) 0
1864  307  1808 (76) 3
1865  349  1811 (73) 0
1866  390  1815 (68) 16
1867  363  1838 (72) 3
1868  368  1854 (76) 0
1869  370  1870 (79) 0
1870  398  1886 (79) 0
1871  415  1902 (77) 3
1872  429  1894 (78) 0
1873  456  1887 (77) 6
1874  499  1882 (84) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lyttelton, George William  
   Also known as: Lord Lyttelton; 4th Baron Lyttelton of Frankley
Born: 31 Mar. 1817
Died: 19 Apr. 1876
 
Notes:
Gaige (Chess Personalia) gives 'Lyttelton, Lord George Williams' but CN 4384 and CN 4398 clarify that it should be 'Lyttelton, Lord George William'.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 259
   Harding, Doctoral thesis, page 154
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 66
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 577
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 84, 98, 171
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lx
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 7, Aug. 1874, page 161
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 2, Feb. 1853, page 62
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 1, Jan. 1854, page 31
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 1855, page 256, 263
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1859, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, June 1872, page 88
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 9, June 1873, page 280
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Aug. 1874, page 118
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 9, June 1871, page 284
   [Fld], 22 Apr. 1876
   [ILN], vol. 19, no. 530, 22 Nov. 1851, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 47, no. 1347, 16 Dec. 1865, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1919, 6 May 1876, page 455
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 2, 1 June 1872, page 24
   [WP], vol. 9, no. 1, 1 May 1876, page 3
Web
   Lundy, Daryll.  [George William Lyttelton, 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley]
   Sarah.  [The Birmingham Meeting]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4384. Lyttelton and Thackeray]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4398. Lord Lyttelton]

Tournament data

Worcestershire 1852     Worcestershire Tournament    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Isaac, W.L.     1 - 3    
Worcester, England 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Avery, T.     1 - 2    
Stourbridge 1858     Stourbridge - Kidderminster Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Zachary, F.D.     0 - 3    
Birmingham 1858 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Avery, T.     0 - 3    
London, England 1862 (4)     British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Green, S.J.     1.5 - 3.5    
Worcester, England 1864     Worcester Club - Worcestershire County Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Harding, T.M.     1 - 2    
Worcester, England 1866     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Warren, E.P.     1 - 2    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Avery, T.     0 - 3    
London, England 1866 (2)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Chinnery, W.M.     0 - 2          Chinnery, W.M. gave odds of the move
Wolverhampton 1866     Wolverhampton - Stourbridge Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Scott, A. (1)     2 - 3    
Stourbridge 1866     Wolverhampton - Stourbridge Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Scott, A. (1)     0 - 3    
Birmingham 1867     Birmingham - Stourbridge and Wolverhampton Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Yarranton, T.C.     1 - 2    
Birmingham 1871     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Syndercombe, H.E.     2 - 1    
Worcester, England 1873     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Kempson, S.G.     1.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Avery, T.     1 - 2    
Worcester, England 1874     Worcester - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Philson     1 - 2    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2023