Lyttelton, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1852  111  1749 (120) 4
1853  122  1754 (116) 0
1854  134  1759 (113) 0
1855  160  1764 (108) 0
1856  189  1769 (103) 3
1857  206  1763 (99) 0
1858  220  1757 (94) 6
1859  251  1767 (93) 0
1860  271  1777 (91) 0
1861  269  1786 (87) 0
1862  276  1796 (82) 5
1863  286  1793 (80) 0
1864  298  1791 (77) 3
1865  338  1793 (75) 0
1866  375  1794 (70) 16
1867  351  1814 (74) 3
1868  349  1825 (79) 0
1869  359  1836 (81) 0
1870  391  1848 (82) 0
1871  409  1859 (81) 3
1872  422  1846 (84) 0
1873  450  1833 (84) 6
1874  443  1820 (93) 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
   [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
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 9, June 1871, page 284
   [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
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 May 2020