Löwe, Edward




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1848  28  2390 (57) 14
1849  37  2376 (51) 20
1850  48  2329 (51) 11
1851  62  2298 (54) 14
1852  58  2305 (60) 0
1853  61  2312 (61) 0
1854  58  2319 (57) 20
1855  67  2294 (62) 0
1856  86  2268 (63) 4
1857  99  2246 (65) 21
1858  110  2219 (73) 6
1859  125  2203 (82) 0
1860  134  2187 (88) 0
1861  143  2172 (93) 0
1862  142  2156 (98) 0
1863  145  2140 (101) 0
1864  157  2124 (104) 0
1865  162  2109 (106) 0
1866  189  2093 (108) 0
1867  197  2077 (109) 0
1868  204  2062 (109) 0
1869  219  2046 (109) 2
1870  239  2043 (112) 2
1871  253  2031 (118) 0
1872  270  2020 (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'. John Townsend (see CN 11777) found a document saying that Lowe was born 'on or about 10 September 1794'. Harding has 'Eduard Löwe'.
 
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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 220
   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]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 11777. Edward Lowe]

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, England 1849     Ries' Divan tournament    
  Lowe, E. - Simons, A.     2 - 0    
  Lowe, E. - Medley, G.W.     1.5 - 2.5    
London, England 1851 (1)     The International Chess Tournament    
  Lowe, E. - Wyvill, M.     0 - 2    
London, England 1851 (3)     London Chess Club Tournament     0  /  2
London, England 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, England 1869 (1)     British Chess Association Handicap Tournament    
  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, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Lowe, E. - Burn, A.     0.5 - 1.5    
London, England 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Lowe, E. - Cousin, L.     1 - 0    
Hull and London, England 1872     Crystal Palace Meeting: Hull-London Telegraph Match    
  Lowe, E. - Crosskill, A.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020