Nicholson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  261  1916 (96) 1
1867  247  1929 (88) 5
1868  244  1950 (85) 4
1869  245  1944 (85) 0
1870  278  1939 (84) 8
1871  286  1937 (91) 0
1872  290  1935 (98) 0
1873  317  1932 (103) 0
1874  319  1930 (108) 0
1875  330  1928 (113) 0
1876  344  1926 (116) 0
1877  337  1924 (119) 0
1878  339  1922 (122) 0
1879  341  1919 (125) 0
1880  354  1917 (127) 0
1881  396  1915 (129) 0
1882  448  1913 (130) 0
1883  515  1911 (132) 0
1884  556  1909 (133) 0
1885  550  1906 (134) 0
1886  548  1904 (134) 0
1887  537  1902 (135) 0
1888  517  1900 (135) 1
1889  529  1890 (138) 0
1890  549  1880 (141) 0
1891  570  1871 (143) 0
1892  608  1861 (145) 0
1893  631  1851 (147) 1
1894  647  1842 (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