McConnell, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  85  2123 (108) 15
1850  88  2118 (106) 15
1851  90  2121 (107) 0
1852  85  2123 (108) 0
1853  90  2126 (108) 0
1854  91  2129 (108) 0
1855  97  2131 (107) 0
1856  112  2134 (106) 0
1857  121  2136 (104) 0
1858  121  2139 (101) 2
1859  127  2149 (103) 0
1860  129  2159 (104) 0
1861  129  2169 (105) 0
1862  116  2179 (105) 0
1863  113  2189 (104) 0
1864  112  2199 (103) 0
1865  104  2209 (101) 0
1866  108  2219 (98) 0
1867  103  2229 (95) 10

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
   [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


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017