Griffith, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1896  299  2169 (162) 1
1897  289  2183 (159) 0
1898  285  2197 (155) 0
1899  277  2210 (152) 0
1900  251  2224 (148) 0
1901  236  2237 (144) 0
1902  231  2251 (140) 0
1903  210  2265 (135) 0
1904  202  2278 (130) 0
1905  185  2292 (125) 0
1906  167  2306 (119) 0
1907  150  2319 (113) 0
1908  133  2333 (106) 0
1909  123  2347 (98) 0
1910  107  2360 (89) 1
1911  97  2374 (80) 1
1912  90  2387 (70) 12
1913  103  2367 (76) 1
1914  110  2353 (80) 0
1915  116  2339 (84) 0
1916  136  2325 (85) 0
1917  147  2311 (86) 0
1918  173  2297 (85) 0
1919  198  2283 (83) 0
1920  231  2269 (79) 0
1921  275  2255 (74) 6
1922  281  2256 (79) 0
1923  295  2257 (82) 0
1924  306  2259 (83) 0
1925  323  2260 (83) 1
1926  297  2270 (83) 9
1927  317  2272 (91) 0
1928  324  2274 (97) 0
1929  315  2276 (102) 0
1930  318  2279 (107) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Griffith, Richard Clewin  
Born: 22 July 1872
Died: 11 Dec. 1955
 
Notes:
Hooper & Whyld give birth year as 1875 on p.173 of the first edition of the Oxford Companion to Chess, but 1872 on p.208. Gaige gives birth date as 22-07-1872.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 180
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 324
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 150
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 241, 575
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 173, 208
   Hooper and Brandreth, Unknown Capablanca, page 109
   King, Sultan Khan, page 242
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 93
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 165
Web
   Saunders, John.  [Britbase Chess Archive : Material from the 1920s - Part 1]

Tournament data

London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Banks, H.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Leicester 1910     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Turner, W.     1 - 0    
London, England 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Sutcliffe, M.     1 - 0    
Richmond 1912 (1)     British Championship Team - Major Open Team Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Waterman, J.C.     1 - 0    
Richmond 1912 (2)     9th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     8  /  11
Rugby 1913     City of London Club - Midland Counties Chess Union Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - McCarthy, F.     1 - 0    
Hastings 1921 (1)     1st Hastings Christmas Congress - British Champions' Tournament     1.5  /  6
Leeds 1925     English Counties Championship Final Match: Middlesex - Yorkshire    
  Griffith, R.C. - Dale, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1926 (1)     3rd London Chess League Congress     7.5  /  9
London, England 1930 (2)     Empire Social Club - Sir Umar Hayat Khan's Team Match    
  Griffith, R.C. - Sultan Khan, M.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 15 Jun. 2021