Löwe, Edward




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1848  28  2398 (57) 14
1849  35  2383 (51) 20
1850  48  2335 (51) 11
1851  60  2304 (54) 14
1852  57  2312 (60) 0
1853  60  2320 (61) 0
1854  55  2328 (57) 20
1855  66  2304 (62) 0
1856  80  2279 (63) 4
1857  90  2258 (65) 21
1858  99  2233 (73) 6
1859  108  2219 (82) 0
1860  112  2204 (88) 0
1861  122  2190 (94) 0
1862  117  2176 (98) 0
1863  121  2162 (102) 0
1864  127  2148 (105) 0
1865  139  2134 (107) 0
1866  159  2119 (109) 0
1867  164  2105 (110) 0
1868  165  2091 (111) 0
1869  174  2077 (111) 2
1870  185  2075 (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