Gossip, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  147  2170 (72) 6
1870  148  2172 (63) 9
1871  140  2172 (60) 1
1872  144  2171 (53) 9
1873  146  2183 (45) 29
1874  115  2218 (48) 15
1875  110  2232 (59) 0
1876  100  2245 (64) 0
1877  90  2258 (67) 0
1878  85  2272 (66) 3
1879  83  2284 (67) 0
1880  86  2296 (65) 0
1881  88  2308 (59) 0
1882  88  2320 (48) 19
1883  101  2324 (44) 25
1884  113  2305 (53) 1
1885  141  2285 (55) 2
1886  141  2287 (55) 0
1887  141  2288 (49) 9
1888  141  2293 (41) 20
1889  153  2293 (29) 74
1890  168  2275 (33) 34
1891  181  2269 (38) 18
1892  226  2231 (42) 11
1893  242  2222 (45) 13
1894  228  2232 (50) 3
1895  185  2269 (50) 22

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gossip, George Hatfeild Dingley  
Born: 6 Dec. 1841
Died: 11 May 1907
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 44, 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 146
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 51, 80, 296, 575
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 131
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 155
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 19
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 194
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 55
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 200
Periodicals
   [IJ], 8 Nov. 1873, page 8
   [ILN], vol. 44, 5 Mar. 1864, page 243
   [ILN], vol. 72, 29 June 1878, page 615
Web
   Sarah.  [The Indominatable Ellen Gilbert]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4879. Census information]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5075. Hatfeild or Hatfield?]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5100. Hatfeild or Hatfield?]
   Winter, Edward.  [Gossip]

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

Gossip, G.H.D. - Gocher, J. 1873         (f)     3   -   3
Owen, J. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1874         (f)     3   -   2
Gossip, G.H.D. - Donisthorpe, W. 1882         (f)     10.5   -   8.5
Esling, F.K. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1885         (f)     1   -   0
Gossip, G.H.D. - Redding, J.D. 1888         (c)     3   -   5
Gossip, G.H.D. - Heinemann, H. 1888         (s)     1   -   1
Lovegrove, W.R. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1888         (f)     6   -   3
Gossip, G.H.D. - Marshall, B. 1888         (s)     1   -   0
Pollock, W.H.K. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1894         (f)     1   -   0
Pollock, W.H.K. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1895         (f)     9   -   7

Tournament data

London, England 1869 (1)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Steinitz, W.     0 - 1          Steinitz, W. gave odds of the move
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Green, V.     0 - 1          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1869 (2)     Glowworm Prize Tournament    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Ide, E.G.     1 - 0    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Janson, E.     1 - 0    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Wisker, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
London, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Mocatta, A.     0 - 2    
London, England 1870 (3)     3rd British Chess Association Challenge Cup     2.5  /  7
London, England 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Marks, M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1872 (1)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Henderson (1)     2 - 1          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of a rook
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Potter, W.N.     0 - 1    
London, England 1872 (3)     British Chess Association Grand Tourney     1  /  4
London, England 1872 (4)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Heathcote, J.M.     1 - 0          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Ballard, W.R.     0 - 1    
Colchester 1873     Colchester - Chelmsford Club Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Pavitt, W.S.     2 - 0    
Chelmsford 1873     Colchester - Chelmsford Club Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Pavitt, W.S.     2 - 1    
Bristol 1873 (2)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Wisker, J.     0 - 1    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Tribe, W.     1 - 0          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Thomson, W.     0 - 1    
Bristol 1873 (3)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A     3  /  8
Ipswich, Suffolk 1873 (1)     East Anglian Chess Tournament - Class I     2.5  /  7
Birmingham 1874 (2)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     4.5  /  9
Birmingham 1874 (4)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Berry, W.     0 - 1          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1878 (5)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Tudor, H.E.     1 - 0          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Thorold, E.     1 - 0    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Ensor, F.S.     0 - 1    
London, England 1883 (6)     Vizayanagaram Tournament     17.5  /  25
Sydney and Melbourne 1884     11th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Russell, G.A.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1885     12th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Esling, F.K.     0 - 1    
Adelaide 1887     2nd Australian Championship     6.5  /  9
New York 1889 (1)     11th New York State Championship    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Kaltenbach, E.J.     0 - 1    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     17  /  45
Breslau 1889 (3)     6th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     3  /  17
London, England 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     1.5  /  10
London, England 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     6.5  /  12
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     4  /  19
London, England 1890 (5)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     12  /  17
London, England 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Winter     4  /  9
London, England 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     4.5  /  9
London, England 1892 (4)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     2.5  /  11
New York 1893 (13)     New York Tournament     2.5  /  13
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Hymes, E.     0 - 1    
  Gossip, G.H.D. - Olly, E.N.     0 - 1    
Skaneateles 1895 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     3  /  6


Player information updated: 5 May 2020