McConnell, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  85  2129 (107) 15
1850  85  2125 (105) 15
1851  92  2128 (106) 0
1852  86  2131 (107) 0
1853  91  2135 (107) 0
1854  93  2138 (106) 0
1855  100  2141 (105) 0
1856  116  2144 (104) 0
1857  123  2148 (101) 0
1858  123  2151 (98) 2
1859  133  2165 (100) 0
1860  134  2178 (100) 0
1861  130  2192 (100) 0
1862  119  2206 (100) 0
1863  111  2219 (98) 0
1864  106  2233 (96) 0
1865  98  2246 (93) 0
1866  91  2260 (88) 0
1867  85  2274 (83) 10
1868  76  2283 (89) 0
1869  68  2293 (93) 0
1870  68  2302 (96) 0
1871  64  2312 (99) 0
1872  63  2321 (101) 0
1873  63  2331 (102) 0
1874  56  2340 (102) 0
1875  57  2350 (102) 0
1876  52  2359 (101) 0
1877  47  2369 (99) 0
1878  43  2378 (97) 0
1879  44  2388 (94) 0
1880  48  2397 (90) 0
1881  54  2407 (85) 0
1882  56  2416 (78) 0
1883  52  2425 (69) 0
1884  44  2435 (58) 22
1885  49  2433 (68) 0
1886  50  2431 (74) 0
1887  56  2428 (79) 0
1888  54  2426 (82) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: McConnell, James  
   Also known as: Judge James McConnell
Born: 5 Sep. 1829
Died: 21 Nov. 1914
 
Notes:
Sarah's Paul Morphy site says 'died in 1894'. Gaige gives death date '21-11-1914'.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 39, 419
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 275
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 123
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 352
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 43
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 21
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 63, 132
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 39
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 259
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Apr. 1857, page 112
   [CW], vol. 1, Dec. 1865, page 293
   [CW], vol. 3, Nov. 1867, page 291
   [FLIN], 30 Aug. 1856
   [ILN], vol. 47, 2 Dec. 1865, page 547
   [TFF], 21 Sep. 1867
   [TFF], 28 Sep. 1867
Web
   Phillips, John Paul.  [The McConnell Family Notebooks, Part I]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]

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

Morphy, P.C. - McConnell, J. 1849         (c)     14   -   1
Morphy, P.C. - McConnell, J. 1850         (c)     15   -   0
Montgomery, W.W. - McConnell, J. 1858         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - McConnell, J. 1867         (s)     7   -   1
McConnell, J. - Stanley, C.H. 1867         (s)     1   -   1
Zukertort, J.H. - McConnell, J. 1884         (c)     15.5   -   6.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - McConnell, J. 1888         (c)     2   -   1
McConnell, J. - von der Lasa, T. 1888         (c)     1   -   0


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019