Lyttelton, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1852  102  1737 (122) 4
1853  109  1742 (118) 0
1854  113  1747 (115) 0
1855  136  1753 (110) 0
1856  171  1758 (105) 3
1857  182  1750 (102) 0
1858  188  1743 (97) 6
1859  221  1749 (96) 0
1860  243  1756 (93) 0
1861  243  1762 (90) 0
1862  240  1768 (85) 5
1863  232  1759 (84) 0
1864  247  1751 (81) 3
1865  292  1745 (79) 0
1866  332  1738 (76) 16
1867  318  1751 (80) 3
1868  314  1755 (86) 0
1869  318  1759 (89) 0
1870  358  1763 (92) 0
1871  374  1767 (94) 0
1872  370  1770 (94) 0
1873  419  1774 (93) 6
1874  438  1765 (101) 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
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 84, 98, 171
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lx
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 1, Feb. 1853, page 62
   [CPC], vol. 2, Jan. 1854, page 31
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1855, page 256, 263
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1859, page cover
   [ILN], vol. 19, 22 Nov. 1851, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 47, 16 Dec. 1865, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 68, 6 May 1876, page 455
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 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 1862 (4)     Handicap Tournament (5th British Chess Association?)    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Green, S.J.     1.5 - 3.5    
Worcester 1864     Worcester Club - Worcestershire County Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Harding, T.M.     1 - 2    
Worcester 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 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    
Worcester 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 1874     Worcester - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Lyttelton, G.W. - Philson     1 - 2    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017