Cutler, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  299  1868 (89) 10
1869  304  1879 (91) 0
1870  331  1891 (92) 0
1871  338  1902 (91) 0
1872  340  1913 (90) 8
1873  338  1927 (93) 0
1874  324  1941 (95) 0
1875  316  1955 (96) 0
1876  320  1968 (96) 0
1877  298  1982 (96) 0
1878  298  1996 (94) 0
1879  292  2010 (92) 0
1880  282  2024 (89) 0
1881  302  2038 (84) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cutler, George Octavius  
Born: 1835
Died: 1 May 1897
 
Notes:
Steve Mann gives year of birth as 1834-1835. La Grande Storia degli Scacchi and Di Felice both give 'C.G. Cutler' as the player at Leamington 1881 and Di Felice gives the same name at York 1868. However, it is clear from numerous items in the Illustrated London News and the Chess Player's Chronicle that the player at these events was G.O. Cutler, of Sheffield. C.G. Cutler was in 1881 a 4th-class player of the City of London Chess Club, also appearing in the Chess Player's Chronicle of that year.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 958
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 371
Periodicals
   [BLL], 1 Aug. 1868, page 10
   [CPC], vol. 1, 1869, page 314
   [CPC], vol. 3, Apr. 1872, page 60, 64
   [CPC], vol. 5, 8 Nov. 1881, page 538
   [CPQC], vol. 1, 18 July 1868, page 77, 85, 90
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Aug. 1869, page 248
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Dec. 1869, page 314
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Aug. 1870, page 121
   [CPQC], vol. 2, June 1871, page 277
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Oct. 1871, page 343
   [CW], vol. 3, Mar. 1868, page 466
   [ILN], vol. 58, 22 Apr. 1871, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 59, 11 Nov. 1871, page 467
   [ILN], vol. 60, 11 May 1872, page 467
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 Sep. 1871, page 79
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1868: YCA, 1st Annual Meeting, York]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1871: Visit of Rosenthal and Skipworth to Sheffield]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - George Octavius Cutler]
   Winter, Edward.  [A Forgotten Showman]

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

Thorold, E. - Cutler, G.O. 1872         (c)     7   -   0      Thorold, E. gave odds of the move

Tournament data

Sheffield 1868 (1)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Class I    
  Cutler, G.O. - Young, J.W. (2)     0 - 1    
York 1868 (2)     1st Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting, 1st Class     1  /  9
Leeds 1872 (1)     17th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting, Tournament 1    
  Cutler, G.O. - Skipworth, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Leamington 1881     11th Counties Chess Association Meeting     3.5  /  8


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018