Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  313  1904 (95) 1
1867  291  1917 (87) 5
1868  286  1937 (83) 4
1869  296  1929 (83) 0
1870  339  1921 (81) 9
1871  346  1919 (89) 0
1872  358  1917 (96) 0
1873  379  1916 (102) 0
1874  369  1914 (107) 0
1875  385  1912 (111) 0
1876  398  1910 (115) 0
1877  388  1909 (118) 0
1878  390  1907 (121) 0
1879  395  1905 (124) 0
1880  418  1903 (126) 0
1881  484  1902 (128) 0
1882  529  1900 (130) 0
1883  588  1898 (131) 0
1884  645  1896 (132) 0
1885  627  1895 (133) 0
1886  621  1893 (134) 0
1887  603  1891 (134) 0
1888  589  1889 (134) 1
1889  593  1880 (137) 0
1890  624  1870 (140) 0
1891  640  1860 (143) 0
1892  681  1850 (145) 0
1893  711  1840 (147) 1
1894  732  1832 (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, 121
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Oct. 1870, page 150, 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
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Sep. 1870, page 70
Web
   [West Yorkshire v. Tyne and Tees-Side]

Tournament data

North Shields 1866     Newcastle - Tynemouth Club Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Newton, G.W.     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 (1)     1st Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     1.5  /  8
Newcastle 1870 (3)     1st Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament B    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Newham, W.L.     0 - 1    
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, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Nicholson, Ja. - Comber, F.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 May 2018