Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  323  1902 (95) 1
1867  302  1914 (87) 5
1868  300  1934 (83) 4
1869  309  1927 (83) 0
1870  347  1919 (81) 9
1871  370  1918 (89) 0
1872  376  1916 (96) 0
1873  391  1915 (102) 0
1874  376  1914 (107) 0
1875  388  1912 (112) 0
1876  401  1911 (116) 0
1877  396  1910 (119) 0
1878  403  1908 (122) 0
1879  409  1907 (125) 0
1880  428  1906 (127) 0
1881  498  1904 (129) 0
1882  548  1903 (131) 0
1883  614  1901 (132) 0
1884  668  1900 (133) 0
1885  650  1899 (134) 0
1886  633  1897 (135) 0
1887  611  1896 (136) 0
1888  603  1895 (136) 1
1889  606  1885 (139) 0
1890  640  1876 (142) 0
1891  664  1866 (145) 0
1892  708  1857 (147) 0
1893  736  1847 (149) 1
1894  768  1839 (152) 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, no. 4, Aug. 1870, page 121, 121
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 5, Oct. 1870, page 150, 150
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 1, Mar. 1866, page 22
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 3, May 1866, page 88
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 2, Apr. 1867, page 60
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 1, Apr. 1868, page 32
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 2, May 1868, page 63, 64
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1609, 20 Aug. 1870, page 203
   [ILN], vol. 70, no. 1957, 13 Jan. 1877, page 47
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 29, 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