Lee, Francis




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1887  89  2368 (46) 16
1888  94  2351 (37) 31
1889  70  2387 (36) 18
1890  59  2423 (32) 54
1891  94  2361 (39) 11
1892  104  2354 (39) 20
1893  88  2369 (42) 13
1894  113  2338 (47) 7
1895  90  2364 (51) 0
1896  73  2390 (47) 11
1897  69  2387 (45) 13
1898  69  2385 (43) 9
1899  77  2377 (38) 27
1900  92  2360 (38) 29
1901  89  2364 (45) 9
1902  95  2359 (50) 1
1903  83  2373 (48) 0
1904  74  2388 (36) 35
1905  76  2387 (38) 17
1906  83  2379 (40) 11
1907  104  2357 (37) 28
1908  109  2352 (43) 11
1909  132  2337 (51) 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
   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 (8)     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 Invitation 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    
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 Championship     6  /  11
Barmen 1905 (2)     Barmen Tournament - Meisterturnier B     8.5  /  17
Shrewsbury 1906     3rd British Chess Federation Championship     7  /  11
London, England and New York 1907     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 Championship     6  /  11
Scarborough 1909     6th British Chess Federation Championship     5  /  11


Player information updated: 23 Aug. 2019