Griffith, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1896  296  2178 (162) 1
1897  286  2192 (159) 0
1898  286  2206 (155) 0
1899  276  2220 (152) 0
1900  250  2234 (148) 0
1901  239  2247 (144) 0
1902  226  2261 (140) 0
1903  214  2275 (135) 0
1904  199  2289 (130) 0
1905  188  2303 (125) 0
1906  170  2317 (119) 0
1907  150  2330 (113) 0
1908  134  2344 (106) 0
1909  123  2358 (98) 0
1910  107  2372 (89) 1
1911  98  2386 (80) 1
1912  90  2399 (70) 12
1913  104  2379 (76) 1
1914  111  2365 (80) 0
1915  114  2351 (84) 0
1916  132  2337 (85) 0
1917  150  2323 (86) 0
1918  172  2309 (85) 0
1919  193  2295 (83) 0
1920  228  2281 (79) 0
1921  271  2267 (74) 6
1922  277  2268 (79) 0
1923  290  2270 (82) 0
1924  307  2271 (83) 0
1925  303  2272 (83) 1
1926  276  2283 (83) 9
1927  295  2285 (91) 0
1928  295  2287 (97) 0
1929  290  2289 (102) 0
1930  296  2291 (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