Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  319  1900 (95) 1
1867  298  1912 (87) 5
1868  295  1932 (83) 4
1869  305  1924 (83) 0
1870  344  1916 (81) 9
1871  354  1914 (89) 0
1872  362  1913 (96) 0
1873  383  1911 (102) 0
1874  371  1910 (107) 0
1875  387  1908 (111) 0
1876  398  1906 (115) 0
1877  394  1905 (118) 0
1878  401  1903 (121) 0
1879  405  1901 (124) 0
1880  428  1900 (126) 0
1881  493  1898 (128) 0
1882  546  1897 (130) 0
1883  613  1895 (131) 0
1884  669  1893 (132) 0
1885  638  1892 (133) 0
1886  630  1890 (134) 0
1887  615  1888 (134) 0
1888  603  1887 (134) 1
1889  605  1877 (137) 0
1890  634  1867 (140) 0
1891  653  1857 (143) 0
1892  690  1848 (145) 0
1893  721  1838 (147) 1
1894  740  1829 (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, 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