Lee, Francis




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1887  97  2370 (46) 16
1888  101  2353 (37) 31
1889  77  2389 (36) 18
1890  63  2425 (31) 54
1891  95  2362 (39) 11
1892  105  2355 (39) 20
1893  92  2370 (42) 13
1894  121  2340 (47) 7
1895  95  2366 (51) 0
1896  75  2391 (46) 11
1897  72  2389 (45) 13
1898  75  2387 (43) 9
1899  84  2379 (37) 27
1900  101  2362 (38) 29
1901  96  2369 (44) 9
1902  96  2368 (48) 1
1903  84  2383 (45) 9
1904  81  2393 (35) 35
1905  83  2389 (37) 17
1906  90  2381 (39) 11
1907  111  2359 (36) 28
1908  116  2353 (43) 11
1909  150  2337 (50) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lee, Francis Joseph  
   Also known as: Frank Lee
Born: 1857
Died: 12 Sep. 1909
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth date between 13-09-1856 and 12-09-1857. Feenstra Kuiper and Golombek give birth date in 1858.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 310
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 268
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 86
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 333, 962
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 107
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 243
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 178, 299
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 295, 296, 577
   Hilbert, Napier, page 90
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 44
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 16, 19
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 204, 251
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 150
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 20, 61
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]

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

Pollock, W.H.K. - Lee, F.J. 1887         (f)     1   -   6      Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of pawn and move
Gunsberg, I.A. - Lee, F.J. 1889         (f)     4   -   1
Blackburne, J.H. - Lee, F.J. 1890         (f)     8.5   -   5.5
Lasker, Em. - Lee, F.J. 1891         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Vazquez, A.C. - Lee, F.J. 1894 (1)         (c)     4   -   0
Vazquez, A.C. - Lee, F.J. 1894 (2)         (s)     2.5   -   0.5
Lee, F.J. - Bird, H.E. 1897         (f)     8   -   5
Teichmann, R. - Lee, F.J. 1898         (f)     5.5   -   3.5
Napier, W.E. - Lee, F.J. 1899         (c)     1   -   0
Lee, F.J. - Passmore, S. 1900         (f)     7   -   5
Teichmann, R. - Lee, F.J. 1901         (f)     5.5   -   2.5

Tournament data

London, England 1887 (4)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     3.5  /  9
London, England 1888 (3)     Simpson's Divan Handicap Tournament     7  /  15
Bradford 1888 (1)     British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     5  /  16
London, England 1889 (1)     Simpson's Divan Handicap Tournament     11.5  /  14
London, England 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     5  /  10
London, England 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     16.5  /  18
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     9  /  19
London, England 1890 (5)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     13  /  17
London, England 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     2.5  /  9
London, England 1892 (4)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     5.5  /  11
Belfast 1892 (1)     North of Ireland Congress     2  /  9
New York 1893 (13)     New York Tournament     8  /  13
London, England 1896 (6)     Simpson's Divan Tournament     8.5  /  11
London, England 1899 (3)     London Major Tournament     8.5  /  26
London, England and New York 1900     5th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Lee, F.J. - Showalter, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1900 (1)     City of London Club Invitational Tournament     5  /  12
London, England 1900 (2)     Simpson's Divan Tourney     2.5  /  4
London, England and New York 1901     6th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Lee, F.J. - Barry, J.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Lee, F.J. - Hodges, A.B.     0 - 1    
Johannesburg 1903     South Africa Championship     8  /  9
Brighton 1904     Brighton Tournament     5.5  /  8
London, England 1904 (4)     City of London Club Tournament     9  /  16
Hastings 1904 (3)     1st British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6  /  11
Barmen 1905 (2)     Barmen Tournament - Meisterturnier B     8.5  /  17
Shrewsbury 1906 (1)     3rd British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     7  /  11
London, England and New York 1907 (1)     9th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Lee, F.J. - Fox, A.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Ostend 1907 (3)     Ostend Master Tournament     8.5  /  27
Tunbridge Wells 1908 (1)     5th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6  /  11
Scarborough 1909 (5)     6th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5  /  11


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021