Löwe, Edward




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1848  28  2399 (57) 14
1849  35  2385 (51) 20
1850  48  2337 (51) 11
1851  60  2306 (54) 14
1852  57  2314 (60) 0
1853  60  2322 (60) 0
1854  55  2330 (57) 20
1855  66  2305 (62) 0
1856  80  2281 (63) 4
1857  91  2260 (65) 21
1858  99  2234 (73) 6
1859  109  2220 (82) 0
1860  113  2206 (88) 0
1861  122  2192 (94) 0
1862  117  2177 (98) 0
1863  122  2163 (102) 0
1864  131  2149 (105) 0
1865  139  2135 (107) 0
1866  158  2121 (109) 0
1867  165  2106 (110) 0
1868  172  2092 (111) 0
1869  180  2078 (111) 2
1870  190  2076 (115) 2

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    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017