Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  263  1917 (96) 1
1867  248  1930 (88) 5
1868  245  1951 (85) 4
1869  249  1946 (85) 0
1870  280  1940 (84) 8
1871  282  1938 (91) 0
1872  290  1936 (98) 0
1873  315  1934 (104) 0
1874  319  1931 (108) 0
1875  329  1929 (113) 0
1876  345  1927 (116) 0
1877  336  1925 (119) 0
1878  339  1923 (122) 0
1879  339  1920 (125) 0
1880  354  1918 (127) 0
1881  396  1916 (129) 0
1882  447  1914 (130) 0
1883  516  1912 (132) 0
1884  554  1910 (133) 0
1885  550  1907 (134) 0
1886  546  1905 (134) 0
1887  536  1903 (135) 0
1888  517  1901 (135) 1
1889  529  1891 (138) 0
1890  549  1881 (141) 0
1891  570  1871 (143) 0
1892  606  1862 (145) 0
1893  632  1852 (147) 1
1894  648  1843 (150) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Nicholson, James  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that the 'J. Nicholson' of South Shields in the 1860s and 1870s (the first name 'James' is given by Di Felice) is the 'J. Nicholson' of Newcastle who played for Tyneside and Tees-side in 1888 and for the North of Britain in the 1890s.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 230
   NDCA, Northumberland and Durham Chess Association Meeting, page 3, 4
Periodicals
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Aug. 1870, page 121
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Oct. 1870, page 150
   [CW], vol. 2, Mar. 1866, page 22
   [CW], vol. 2, May 1866, page 88
   [CW], vol. 3, Apr. 1867, page 60
   [CW], vol. 4, Apr. 1868, page 32
   [CW], vol. 4, May 1868, page 63, 64
   [ILN], vol. 57, 20 Aug. 1870, page 203
   [ILN], vol. 70, 13 Jan. 1877, page 47
Web
   [West Yorkshire v. Tyne and Tees-Side]

Tournament data

North Shields 1866     Newcastle - Tynemouth Club Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Newton, G.     0 - 1    
North Shields 1867 (1)     Newcastle and Gateshead - Tynemouth and South Shields Club Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Punshon, R.     0 - 1    
Newcastle 1867     Newcastle - Tynemouth and South Shields Club Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Punshon, R.     1 - 0    
North Shields 1867 (3)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tourney B    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Semple, T.     0 - 1    
North Shields 1867 (4)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tourney C    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Scott, John     1 - 0    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Mitcheson, W.     0 - 1    
South Shields 1868 (1)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tournament A    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Mitcheson, W.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Stokoe, T.Y.     0 - 1    
South Shields 1868 (2)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tournament B    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Punshon, R.     1 - 0    
Newcastle 1870     1st Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     1.5  /  8
Harrogate 1888     Tyneside and Tees-Side - West Yorkshire Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Smith, T. (3)     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Biaggini, C.E.     0 - 1    
London 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Comber, F.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 21 Sept. 2017