Dawson, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  162  1940 (152) 1
1856  180  1947 (149) 0
1857  185  1955 (147) 0
1858  200  1962 (144) 0
1859  216  1969 (141) 0
1860  231  1977 (137) 0
1861  239  1984 (134) 4
1862  234  1994 (133) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Dawson, Richard  
   Also known as: Lord Cremorne; Viscount Cremorne; Earl of Dartr[e]y
Born: 7 Sep. 1817
Died: 12 May 1897
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38, 530
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 66, 196, 198
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 65, 274
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 1
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 340
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 196
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 71, 132, 140, 231
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lii, lix, xxxviii
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 63
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 7, Aug. 1874, page 161
   [CPC], vol. 12, no. 1, Jan. 1851, page 30
   [CPC], vol. 12, no. 3, Mar. 1851, page 90, 94
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 1, Jan. 1854, page 31
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, June 1872, page 88
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Aug. 1874, page 118
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 251
   [Era], vol. 13, no. 650, 9 Mar. 1851, page 6
   [Era], vol. 21, no. 1095, 18 Sep. 1859, page 15
   [Era], vol. 24, no. 1223, 2 Mar. 1862, page 14
   [Era], vol. 24, no. 1232, 4 May 1862, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 17, no. 459, 14 Dec. 1850, page 454
   [ILN], vol. 18, no. 471, 22 Feb. 1851, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 24, no. 670, 25 Feb. 1854, page 170
   [ILN], vol. 28, no. 805, 7 June 1856, page 643
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1144, 17 May 1862, page 513
   [ILN], vol. 49, no. 1380, 14 July 1866, page 48
   [LW], 24 Jan. 1885, page 86
   [SZ], vol. 13, no. 9, Sep. 1858, page 372
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 4, 1 Aug. 1871, page 66
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Women's International Tournament], page 4
   Lundy, Daryll.  [Richard Dawson, 1st Earl of Dartrey]
   Sarah.  [Paul Meets Anderssen]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sericano, C.  [Gerolamo Tassinari]

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

Tassinari, G. - Dawson, R. 1855         (s)     1   -   0

Tournament data

London, England 1861 (1)     Saint George's Chess Club Handicap Tournament    
  Dawson, R. - Paliano, J.     1 - 0          Dawson, R. gave odds of a knight
  Dawson, R. - Metcalfe, J.T.     2 - 1          Dawson, R. gave odds of pawn and move
  Dawson, R. - Owen, J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1862 (4)     British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Dawson, R. - Deacon, F.H.     1 - 2          Deacon, F.H. gave odds of the move


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2023