Campbell, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  23  2441 (58) 11
1857  25  2451 (51) 3
1858  26  2464 (39) 73
1859  23  2469 (47) 22
1860  25  2472 (59) 1
1861  27  2468 (67) 18
1862  31  2456 (78) 0
1863  29  2444 (87) 0
1864  31  2432 (95) 0
1865  33  2420 (102) 0
1866  41  2409 (108) 0
1867  49  2397 (113) 0
1868  55  2385 (118) 0
1869  57  2373 (122) 0
1870  59  2361 (126) 0
1871  65  2349 (129) 0
1872  69  2337 (132) 0
1873  75  2325 (135) 0
1874  79  2313 (138) 0
1875  96  2301 (140) 0
1876  94  2289 (142) 0
1877  95  2277 (144) 0
1878  98  2265 (146) 0
1879  105  2253 (148) 0
1880  125  2241 (149) 0
1881  147  2229 (151) 0
1882  164  2217 (152) 0
1883  199  2205 (153) 0
1884  227  2193 (154) 0
1885  245  2181 (155) 0
1886  259  2169 (155) 0
1887  287  2158 (156) 0
1888  292  2146 (157) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Campbell, Joseph Graham  
   Also known as: J.G.C.
Born: May 1830
Died: 2 Jan. 1891
 
Notes:
Gaige, Hooper and Whyld, Winter and La Grande Storia degli Scacchi give name as 'Joseph Graham Campbell'. Winter indicates that MacDonnell gave his name incorrectly as 'James G. Campbell'. Sergeant also gives the latter. Staunton (The Chess Tournament, p.lix; Chess Player's Chronicle, 1851, p.282) has a J. Campbell of Paris as a subscriber of the Great Tournament of 1851, but that could be John Campbell? Winter notes that the Chess Monthly gave date of death as 02-01-1891. Sergeant says that his date of death 'is variously given as' 31-12-1890 and 01-01-1891. Walker in Bell's Life in London (28 Mar. 1868, p.12) has 'H.G. Campbell' playing in 1855, but this must be an error for J.G. Campbell.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 43
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 62
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 47, 298, 535
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 41
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 55
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 66
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 199
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 150
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 94, 105, 115, 214
Periodicals
   [BLL], no. 2397, 28 Mar. 1868, page 12
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 2, Feb. 1855, page 74
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 5, May 1856, page 155
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 6, June 1856, page 203
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 8, Nov. 1868, page 287
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1194, 11 Aug. 1861, page 12
   [ILN], vol. 53, no. 1502, 19 Sep. 1868, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1522, 23 Feb. 1869, page 99
Web
   Sarah.  [Random Clippings]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5048. A nineteenth-century figure]
   [Dictionary of Irish Biography]

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

Campbell, Jos.G. - Kenny, C. 1856         (f)     7.5   -   3.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1857         (f)     1.5   -   1.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Kenny, C. 1858 (1)         (f)     7   -   4
Campbell, Jos.G. - Kenny, C. 1858 (2)         (f)     11.5   -   7.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Zytogorski, A. 1858         (f)     3   -   2
Campbell, Jos.G. - Barnes, T.W. 1858         (f)     8   -   7
de Riviere, J.A. - Campbell, Jos.G. 1859         (c)     1   -   0
Campbell, Jos.G. - Wormald, R.B. 1859         (f)     11.5   -   9.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Wormald, R.B. 1860         (f)     1   -   0
Campbell, Jos.G. - Mayall, M.J. 1861         (c)     13.5   -   2.5
Anderssen (offhand) - Campbell, Jos.G. 1861         (c)     0.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

London, England 1858     Philidorian Chess Rooms Pools     13  /  23
London, England 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Campbell, Jos.G. - Ranken, C.E.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022