Mead, Charles




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  115  2138 (106) 5
1858  123  2124 (108) 0
1859  134  2110 (111) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mead, Charles Dillingham  
   Also known as: Colonel D. Mead
Born: 1812
Died: 24 Sep. 1876
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth between 25-09-1811 and 24-09-1812. Fiske, Gilberg and Reichhelm give birth year 1815. Sarah's Morphy website gives birth year 1814.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 402, 403, 413
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 276
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 48
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 19, 201
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 47
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 7
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 139
Periodicals
   [BLL], 6 June 1841, page 2
   [BLL], 24 July 1842, page 3
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Apr. 1860, page 127
   [Era], vol. 21, 15 May 1859, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 30, 25 Apr. 1857, page 393
   [ILN], vol. 30, 13 June 1857, page 585
   [ILN], vol. 31, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [Reg], vol. 1, Feb. 1849, page 44
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Search for Truth in the Evans Gambit (Part 1)], page 9
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sarah.  [William James Appleton Fuller]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Mead, C.D. 1857         (c)     1   -   0
Thompson, J. (1) - Mead, C.D. 1857         (f)     1.5   -   1.5
Morphy, P.C. - Mead, C.D. 1859         (c)     3   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

New York 1857 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Mead, C.D. - Montgomery, W.W.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 29 Aug. 2015