Gossip, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  143  2201 (70) 6
1870  144  2206 (61) 9
1871  140  2215 (58) 1
1872  133  2223 (51) 8
1873  119  2249 (40) 42
1874  114  2259 (46) 15
1875  115  2264 (57) 0
1876  102  2268 (62) 0
1877  95  2272 (64) 0
1878  93  2277 (63) 3
1879  93  2277 (62) 0
1880  101  2278 (58) 9
1881  104  2295 (55) 0
1882  102  2311 (47) 19
1883  114  2317 (43) 25
1884  137  2297 (52) 1
1885  152  2279 (55) 2
1886  151  2283 (55) 0
1887  152  2287 (48) 9
1888  156  2291 (41) 20
1889  164  2290 (29) 74
1890  187  2268 (33) 34
1891  207  2252 (38) 18
1892  258  2218 (42) 11
1893  265  2211 (45) 13
1894  253  2223 (49) 3
1895  211  2261 (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
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 2, Mar. 1875, page 62
   [IJ], no. 7161, 8 Nov. 1873, page 8
   [ILN], vol. 44, no. 1248, 5 Mar. 1864, page 243
   [ILN], vol. 72, no. 2035, 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
Bird, H.E. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1873         (c)     8   -   5
Owen, J. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1874         (f)     3   -   2
Gossip, G.H.D. - Beskrovny, M.S. 1880         (f)     4.5   -   4.5
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  /  3
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 (1)     Australian Jubilee Congress - Major Tournament     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 - Summer     4.5  /  9
London, England 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney     3.5  /  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: 22 Jul. 2022