Kipping, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1853  55  2350 (64) 7
1854  55  2345 (56) 7
1855  55  2346 (46) 80
1856  59  2337 (48) 9
1857  66  2325 (45) 35
1858  74  2308 (50) 6
1859  86  2297 (51) 7
1860  91  2285 (51) 17
1861  93  2285 (56) 9
1862  101  2270 (64) 3
1863  106  2240 (72) 3
1864  131  2211 (78) 0
1865  149  2183 (83) 2
1866  160  2179 (89) 0
1867  155  2175 (94) 0
1868  164  2171 (99) 0
1869  161  2168 (102) 0
1870  165  2164 (105) 0
1871  174  2160 (107) 0
1872  182  2156 (108) 0
1873  186  2152 (109) 0
1874  195  2148 (109) 0
1875  209  2144 (109) 0
1876  199  2141 (108) 0
1877  198  2137 (107) 0
1878  205  2133 (106) 0
1879  208  2129 (103) 0
1880  229  2125 (100) 0
1881  258  2121 (96) 1
1882  276  2111 (94) 0
1883  326  2101 (91) 4
1884  381  2083 (94) 0
1885  423  2064 (97) 1
1886  448  2042 (100) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Kipping, James Stanley  
Born: 18 Nov. 1822
Died: 20 Apr. 1899
 
Notes:
Name given as 'Kepping' in the Illustrated London News of 14 May 1853 (p.363) and the Chess Player's Chronicle of Jun. 1853 (p.180), and 'Kiepping' in the Illustrated London News of 22 Oct. 1853 (p.343). Gaige gives full name as 'James Stanley Kipping'. Staunton gives 'John Kipping' in the Illustrated London News of 24 Nov. 1855 (p.626) but 'James Kipping' in the issue of 31 Oct. 1857 (p.446). My guess is that 'John' was just an error. Gaige gives his date of death as 20 Apr. 1899; Sergeant gives 26 Apr. 1899.
 
References
Books
   Burt, Bristol Chess Club, page 6
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 1, 7, 39, 40
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 962
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 213
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 18, 28, 45, 576
   Hindle, Mystery of Edward Pindar, page 13
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 147
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 236
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 103
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 7, no. 9, Sep. 1846, page 261
   [CPC], vol. 9, no. 4, Apr. 1848, page 116
   [CPC], vol. 10, no. 9, Sep. 1849, page 268
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1853, page 180
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 30, June 1861, page 165
   [Era], vol. 19, no. 983, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [ILN], vol. 27, no. 752, 14 July 1855, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 27, no. 771, 24 Nov. 1855, page 626
   [ILN], vol. 30, no. 859, 16 May 1857, page 472
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 885, 31 Oct. 1857, page 446
Web
   Burt, John.  [The Bristol Chess Club]
   Sarah.  [The Birmingham Meeting]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Winter, Edward.  [Royal Walkabouts]

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

Williams, E. (1) - Kipping, J.S. 1853         (c)     4   -   3
Kipping, J.S. - Cohen, S. 1854         (f)     4.5   -   1.5
Owen, J. - Kipping, J.S. 1855 (1)         (f)     11   -   6
Kipping, J.S. - Ralli, D. 1855         (f)     5   -   2
Kipping, J.S. - Cohen, S. 1855         (f)     5   -   2      Kipping, J.S. gave odds of pawn and move
Owen, J. - Kipping, J.S. 1855 (2)         (f)     4.5   -   11.5
Owen, J. - Kipping, J.S. 1855 (3)         (f)     11   -   7
Owen, J. - Kipping, J.S. 1855 (4)         (f)     3   -   6
Pindar, E.D. - Kipping, J.S. 1856         (f)     4.5   -   2.5
Kipping, J.S. - Anderssen (offhand) 1857         (c)     7.5   -   8.5
Pindar, E.D. - Kipping, J.S. 1857 (1)         (f)     11.5   -   4.5
Pindar, E.D. - Kipping, J.S. 1857 (2)         (f)     3   -   0
Kipping, J.S. - Watkinson, J. 1858         (c)     1   -   0
Morphy, P.C. - Kipping, J.S. 1858         (c)     2   -   0
Kolisch, I. - Kipping, J.S. 1860         (s)     2   -   0
Pindar, E.D. - Kipping, J.S. 1860         (f)     11.5   -   3.5
Paulsen, L. - Kipping, J.S. 1861         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Manchester 1854     Manchester Club Tournament    
  Kipping, J.S. - Cohen, S.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1855     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Soul, J.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1855 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Soul, J.     1.5 - 2.5    
Liverpool 1856     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Soul, J.     2 - 0    
Birmingham 1858 (2)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Minor Tournament    
  Kipping, J.S. - Boden, S.S.     0 - 1    
Birmingham and London, England 1858     2nd British Chess Association Congress    
  Kipping, J.S. - Lowenthal, J.J.     0 - 2    
Manchester and Liverpool 1859     Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Soul, J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Huddersfield and Manchester 1859     4th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting    
  Kipping, J.S. - Werner, M.G.E.     1 - 0    
  Kipping, J.S. - Birchall, C.     1 - 0    
  Kipping, J.S. - Thorold, E.     1.5 - 2.5    
Manchester 1861 (1)     Manchester Chess Club Tournament - 1st Class    
  Kipping, J.S. - Goulden, J.     3 - 0    
  Kipping, J.S. - Pindar, E.D.     1.5 - 3.5    
Manchester 1862 (1)     Manchester Club Tournament    
  Kipping, J.S. - Wood, M.B.     2 - 0    
Manchester 1862 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Smith, G. (1)     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1863     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Surtees, J.O.     2 - 1    
Manchester 1865     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Dunnett, T.     0.5 - 1.5    
Manchester 1881 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Wellington, S.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Huntsman, E.J.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1883     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Hvistendahl, A.     0 - 1    
Sheffield 1883 (2)     Sheffield and District - Manchester Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Rossell, H.A.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1885     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Rutherford, W.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1886 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Kipping, J.S. - Cairns, J.C.     0 - 2    


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021