Gossip, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  156  2165 (72) 6
1870  155  2167 (63) 9
1871  158  2167 (60) 1
1872  162  2166 (53) 9
1873  160  2179 (45) 29
1874  126  2213 (48) 15
1875  121  2226 (58) 0
1876  107  2239 (64) 0
1877  98  2252 (66) 0
1878  94  2265 (64) 3
1879  90  2273 (64) 0
1880  95  2281 (61) 9
1881  98  2298 (57) 0
1882  95  2314 (47) 19
1883  110  2320 (44) 25
1884  129  2302 (52) 1
1885  147  2283 (55) 2
1886  145  2286 (55) 0
1887  147  2290 (48) 9
1888  147  2297 (41) 20
1889  155  2294 (29) 74
1890  178  2273 (33) 34
1891  194  2261 (38) 18
1892  244  2225 (42) 11
1893  253  2218 (45) 13
1894  244  2229 (50) 3
1895  201  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
   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], 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
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  /  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 - 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. 2020