Löwe, Edward




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1848  28  2395 (57) 14
1849  35  2380 (51) 20
1850  48  2333 (51) 11
1851  60  2302 (54) 14
1852  57  2309 (60) 0
1853  59  2317 (61) 0
1854  54  2324 (57) 20
1855  65  2298 (62) 0
1856  82  2273 (63) 4
1857  93  2251 (65) 21
1858  101  2224 (73) 6
1859  113  2208 (82) 0
1860  114  2193 (88) 0
1861  128  2178 (93) 0
1862  124  2162 (98) 0
1863  128  2147 (101) 0
1864  144  2131 (104) 0
1865  148  2116 (106) 0
1866  173  2100 (108) 0
1867  179  2085 (109) 0
1868  186  2070 (109) 0
1869  194  2054 (109) 2
1870  211  2051 (112) 2
1871  221  2039 (118) 0
1872  235  2027 (123) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Löwe, Edward  
Born: 23 Sep. 1794
Died: 25 Feb. 1880
 
Notes:
Gaige gives date of death as 25-02-1880; Sergeant gives 24-02-1880. Kieseritzky mentions a match or matches between 'M. Leade et le capitaine Kennedy' (in La Régence, 1849, v.1, p.43), which must, I suppose refer to the matches between Kennedy and Edward Löwe, not 'Leade'.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 34, 964
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 256
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 51
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 395
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 13
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 147
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 179
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton, page 89
Periodicals
   [BLL], 14 May 1837, page 2
   [BLL], 29 Oct. 1848, page 5
   [CPC], vol. 6, Oct. 1845, page 297
   [CPC], vol. 10, Mar. 1849, page 66
   [Reg], 15 Nov. 1856, page 329
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 July 1871, page 47
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Lowe, E. - Staunton, H. 1848         (f)     5   -   2      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Kennedy, H.A. - Lowe, E. 1848         (f)     4   -   3
Lowe, E. - Kennedy, H.A. 1849         (f)     7.5   -   6.5
Bird, H.E. - Lowe, E. 1850         (f)     7   -   4
Deacon, F.H. - Lowe, E. 1851         (f)     7.5   -   2.5
Green, V. - Lowe, E. 1854 (1)         (f)     4   -   1      Lowe, E. gave odds of pawn and move
Green, V. - Lowe, E. 1854 (2)         (f)     8   -   7      Lowe, E. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Lowe, E. - Delannoy, A. 1856         (s)     1   -   0      Lowe, E. gave odds of pawn and move
Hannah, J.W. - Lowe, E. 1857         (f)     13   -   8
Morphy, P.C. - Lowe, E. 1858         (c)     6   -   0

Tournament data

London 1849     Ries' Divan tournament    
  Lowe, E. - Simons, A.     2 - 0    
  Lowe, E. - Medley, G.W.     1.5 - 2.5    
London 1851 (1)     The International Chess Tournament    
  Lowe, E. - Wyvill, M.     0 - 2    
London 1851 (3)     London Chess Club Tournament     0  /  2
London 1856 (2)     Ries' Divan Handicap Tournament    
  Lowe, E. - Ries, S.     3 - 0          Lowe, E. gave odds of a knight
  Lowe, E. - Wilson, Ja.     0 - 3          Lowe, E. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1869 (1)     London Handicap Tournament (British Chess Association?)    
  Lowe, E. - McComas, T.     0 - 1          Lowe, E. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Lowe, E. - MacDonell, A.W.     1 - 0          Lowe, E. gave odds of a knight
  Lowe, E. - Franklin, S.     0 - 1          Lowe, E. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Lowe, E. - Burn, A.     0.5 - 1.5    
London 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Lowe, E. - Cousin     1 - 0    
Hull and London 1872     Crystal Palace Meeting: Hull-London Telegraph Match    
  Lowe, E. - Crosskill, A.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018