Gossip, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  143  2169 (72) 6
1870  146  2172 (63) 9
1871  139  2171 (60) 1
1872  145  2170 (53) 9
1873  145  2182 (45) 29
1874  117  2216 (48) 15
1875  111  2229 (59) 0
1876  100  2242 (64) 0
1877  90  2255 (67) 0
1878  87  2268 (66) 3
1879  85  2279 (67) 0
1880  85  2291 (65) 0
1881  87  2302 (59) 0
1882  90  2313 (48) 19
1883  103  2316 (44) 25
1884  116  2293 (53) 1
1885  154  2268 (56) 2
1886  151  2265 (56) 0
1887  155  2262 (50) 9
1888  161  2258 (44) 10
1889  154  2279 (30) 74
1890  167  2267 (33) 34
1891  176  2262 (38) 18
1892  221  2226 (42) 11
1893  233  2219 (45) 13
1894  213  2232 (50) 2
1895  178  2266 (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
   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
Pollock, W.H.K. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1895         (f)     9   -   7

Tournament data

London, England 1869 (1)     London Handicap Tournament (British Chess Association?)    
  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: 2 Apr. 2019