McConnell, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  83  2125 (107) 15
1850  85  2121 (105) 15
1851  90  2125 (106) 0
1852  84  2128 (107) 0
1853  89  2132 (107) 0
1854  92  2136 (106) 0
1855  99  2139 (105) 0
1856  112  2143 (104) 0
1857  119  2147 (101) 0
1858  120  2150 (98) 2
1859  127  2164 (100) 0
1860  124  2178 (100) 0
1861  127  2191 (100) 0
1862  115  2205 (100) 0
1863  106  2218 (98) 0
1864  99  2232 (96) 0
1865  91  2245 (93) 0
1866  84  2259 (89) 0
1867  83  2273 (83) 10
1868  73  2282 (89) 0
1869  66  2292 (93) 0
1870  63  2301 (96) 0
1871  60  2311 (99) 0
1872  61  2320 (101) 0
1873  63  2330 (102) 0
1874  56  2339 (102) 0
1875  58  2349 (102) 0
1876  55  2358 (101) 0
1877  46  2368 (99) 0
1878  43  2378 (97) 0
1879  44  2387 (94) 0
1880  48  2397 (90) 0
1881  54  2406 (85) 0
1882  56  2416 (78) 0
1883  53  2425 (69) 0
1884  44  2435 (58) 22
1885  50  2433 (68) 0
1886  51  2430 (74) 0
1887  55  2428 (79) 0
1888  52  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
   [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: 2 Apr. 2019