Lee, Francis




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1887  92  2363 (46) 16
1888  103  2346 (37) 30
1889  76  2385 (36) 19
1890  63  2418 (31) 54
1891  95  2353 (39) 11
1892  109  2344 (39) 20
1893  92  2358 (42) 13
1894  123  2328 (47) 7
1895  95  2355 (50) 0
1896  81  2382 (46) 11
1897  74  2380 (45) 13
1898  74  2379 (43) 9
1899  83  2372 (37) 27
1900  95  2357 (37) 29
1901  94  2364 (44) 9
1902  96  2362 (48) 1
1903  84  2377 (45) 9
1904  79  2387 (35) 35
1905  82  2384 (37) 17
1906  87  2376 (39) 11
1907  108  2354 (36) 28
1908  118  2348 (43) 11
1909  151  2332 (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
   Goldman, Carl Schlechter!, page 525
   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 (7)     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)     Impromptu International 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: 19 Aug. 2022