Wainwright, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1881  209  2177 (60) 2
1882  181  2204 (44) 36
1883  143  2261 (46) 4
1884  134  2298 (43) 11
1885  123  2313 (35) 43
1886  119  2321 (38) 19
1887  134  2310 (39) 23
1888  106  2341 (39) 15
1889  95  2353 (37) 29
1890  118  2325 (40) 26
1891  123  2324 (54) 0
1892  128  2323 (62) 0
1893  129  2321 (65) 1
1894  126  2327 (67) 2
1895  110  2337 (69) 0
1896  101  2347 (67) 0
1897  88  2357 (64) 0
1898  82  2367 (56) 10
1899  108  2337 (58) 1
1900  137  2311 (57) 0
1901  174  2286 (50) 5
1902  165  2294 (41) 21
1903  132  2325 (40) 11
1904  136  2328 (34) 39
1905  115  2350 (36) 23
1906  81  2385 (38) 12
1907  71  2399 (35) 30
1908  88  2376 (36) 22
1909  109  2357 (35) 28
1910  133  2346 (35) 31
1911  198  2306 (40) 18
1912  239  2278 (47) 0
1913  288  2250 (44) 12
1914  276  2247 (43) 19
1915  292  2227 (52) 0
1916  333  2208 (54) 0
1917  370  2188 (49) 7
1918  303  2219 (46) 10
1919  304  2222 (44) 11
1920  294  2236 (44) 11
1921  275  2256 (46) 11
1922  316  2237 (52) 0
1923  380  2219 (50) 11
1924  526  2175 (57) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Wainwright, George Edward  
Born: 2 Nov. 1861
Died: 31 Aug. 1933
 
Notes:
The Chess Player's Chronicle of 9 Aug. 1882 (p.382) has 'Wainwright, J E'. The Chess Monthly of May 1884 (p.261) has 'G.F. Wainwright'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 319
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 341
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 971
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 455
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 149
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 187, 260, 581
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 336
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 65
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 14, 196, 298, 346
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 289
Periodicals
   [CML], vol. 5, no. 9, May 1884, page 261
   [CPC], vol. 6, 9 Aug. 1882, page 382
   [LW], 18 Feb. 1882
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - George Edward Wainwright]
   Saunders, John.  [Varsity Oxford-Cambridge Match: Pen Pictures of Players]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Locock, C.D. - Wainwright, G.E. 1882         (f)     7.5   -   0.5
Hooke, G.A. - Wainwright, G.E. 1885         (f)     7.5   -   6.5
Wainwright, G.E. - Ingoldsby, W.J. 1889         (f)     4.5   -   0.5
Wainwright, G.E. - Loman, R.J. 1890 (1)         (f)     5   -   2
Wainwright, G.E. - Loman, R.J. 1890 (2)         (f)     3   -   5
Wainwright, G.E. - Jones, Ed.O. 1898         (f)     5.5   -   2.5
Wainwright, G.E. - Anspach, F.L. 1904         (f)     3   -   0
Ward, W. - Wainwright, G.E. 1904         (f)     5.5   -   3.5

Tournament data

London, England 1881 (5)     9th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Thursby, J.O.S.     0.5 - 1.5    
Rawdon 1882 (1)     Rawdon - Ilkley Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Meyer, H. (1)     2 - 0    
Oxford 1882 (1)     Oxford University - Oxford City Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Jacks, W.A.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1882 (5)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Laws, B.G.     0 - 1    
Oxford 1882 (2)     Birmingham Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Cook, W.     1.5 - 0.5    
Oxford 1882 (3)     Oxford University Club - Oxford Old Members Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Ranken, C.E.     2 - 0    
London, England 1882 (6)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Laws, B.G.     2 - 0    
London, England 1882 (7)     10th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Morley, F.     1.5 - 0.5    
Oxford 1882 (4)     Oxford University - Oxford City Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Jacks, W.A.     2 - 0    
Manchester 1882 (2)     12th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     5  /  11
Ilkley 1882 (2)     Leeds - Ilkley Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Mills, D.Y.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1883 (1)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Taylor, J.H.     1 - 0    
London, England 1883 (3)     11th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Raymond, E.L.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1883 (2)     Leeds - Ilkley Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Bennett, C.G.     2 - 0    
Bradford 1884 (1)     Ilkley - Dewsbury Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Eggleston, W.J.     2 - 0    
Oxford 1884 (1)     Oxford University - Oxford City Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Ward, H. (1)     0 - 2    
Oxford 1884 (2)     Oxford University Club - Mr. Coker's Team Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Coker, J.     3 - 0    
Reading 1884     Oxford University - Southampton Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Blake, J.H.     1 - 1    
London, England 1884 (5)     12th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Kuchler, G.W.     0 - 2    
London, England 1884 (6)     Universities - Brighton Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Mead, W.     2 - 0    
London, England 1885 (3)     City of London - Universities Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Watts, J.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1885 (4)     Saint George's Club - Oxford Univesity Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Gover, F.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (5)     13th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Gwinner, H.G.     2 - 0    
London, England 1885 (6)     Universities - Brighton Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Erskine, H.     1 - 1    
London, England 1885 (9)     British Chess Association Tournament     9  /  15
Hereford 1885 (2)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class IB     4  /  5
Hereford 1885 (6)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Thorold, Ms. E.M.     0 - 1          Wainwright, G.E. gave odds of pawn and move
Swindon 1885     Clifton - Oxford University Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Harsant, W.H.     2 - 0    
London, England 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Lewis, F.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1886 (7)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Tourney     13.5  /  18
Oxford 1887     Oxford University Club, Old v Present Members Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Roberts, J.D.     2 - 0    
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Salter, D.M.     1 - 0    
London, England 1887 (3)     British Chess Club Handicap     9  /  14      odds player in a knight class
London, England 1887 (6)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship, Section B     4  /  5
London, England 1887 (7)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Final     1  /  3
London, England 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Lambert, C.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1888 (3)     City of London - Universities Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Cutler, C.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1888 (8)     British Chess Club Handicap     10  /  14      odds player in two moves class
London, England 1889 (2)     1st Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Carr, F.P.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Lambert, C.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     4  /  10
London, England 1889 (6)     British Amateur Championship     10  /  11
London, England 1890 (1)     2nd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Carr, F.P.     1 - 1    
Cambridge 1890 (1)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 1     4  /  9
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Zollner, L.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Marriott, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (2)     Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Carr, F.P.     1 - 0    
London, England 1898 (1)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Jones-Bateman, E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1898 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Jones-Bateman, E.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1899 (1)     4th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Marshall, F.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Folkestone 1901 (2)     3nd Kent County Chess Association Tournament - Section II     1.5  /  5
London, England 1902 (2)     British Chess Club - Universities Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Softlaw, H.G.     1 - 0    
Tunbridge Wells 1902     4th Kent County Chess Association Tournament     5.5  /  9
Norwich, Norfolk 1902     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     4.5  /  11
Plymouth 1903 (1)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class I, Section A     7  /  8
Plymouth 1903 (5)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class I, Final     1  /  3
London, England 1904 (2)     14th City of London Club Championship     7  /  15
London, England 1904 (3)     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Coates, C.     1 - 0    
Hastings 1904 (1)     London League - Three Unions Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Sherrard, C.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Hastings 1904 (5)     1st British Chess Federation Congress - 1st Class Amateur Section B     6.5  /  9
  Wainwright, G.E. - Sherrard, C.H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1905 (1)     Cable Match Team Selection Tournament     2  /  5
Southport 1905 (1)     2nd British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6  /  11
London, England 1905 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Morrison, G.E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1905 (5)     15th City of London Club Championship     7.5  /  14
Manchester 1906     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Wahltuch, V.L.     1 - 0    
Shrewsbury 1906 (1)     3rd British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     7  /  11
Leeds 1907     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - England, P.R.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1907 (1)     9th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Robinson, A.K.     1 - 0    
London, England 1907 (5)     4th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6.5  /  11
London, England 1907 (6)     17th City of London Club Championship     14  /  17
London, England and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Stadelman, S.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1908 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Kelly, T.J.     1 - 0    
Sheffield 1908     Yorkshire - Middlesex County Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Ward, W.     1 - 0    
London, England 1908     18th City of London Club Championship     13  /  19
London, England and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Voigt, H.G.     0 - 1    
Scarborough 1909 (5)     6th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5  /  10
London, England 1909 (2)     19th City of London Club Championship     12  /  17
Leicester 1910     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Holmes, H.H.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1910     12th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Stadelman, S.L.     1 - 0    
London, England 1910 (1)     City of London Club - Dutch Chess Federation Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Speijer, A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Oxford 1910 (2)     7th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6.5  /  11
London, England 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     12  /  17
London, England 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Lobel, C.     1 - 0    
Paris 1911 (2)     Hastings Club - Union Amicale des Amateurs de la Régence Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Soldatenkov, V.A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     9  /  16
Rugby 1913     City of London Club - Midland Counties Chess Union Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Drewitt, J.A.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1913 (3)     23rd City of London Club Championship - Preliminary Section C     4.5  /  11
London, England 1914 (1)     Lud-Eagle Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Wainwright, G.E. - Blake, J.H.     1 - 0    
London, England 1914 (3)     24th City of London Club Championship - Preliminary Section B     6  /  11
London, England 1914 (4)     24th City of London Club Championship - Final     2.5  /  7
London, England 1917 (1)     27th City of London Club Championship     1  /  7
London, England 1918 (1)     28th City of London Club Championship     4  /  6
London, England 1918 (2)     28th City of London Club Championship - Play-off     2.5  /  4
London, England 1919 (1)     29th City of London Club Championship     5.5  /  11
Edinburgh 1920 (2)     13th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4.5  /  11
Malvern 1921 (3)     14th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     7  /  11
Portsmouth 1923 (2)     16th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6  /  11
Weston-Super-Mare 1924     West of England Chess Festival     1.5  /  9


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022