Elwell, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  392  2102 (82) 2
1893  408  2099 (73) 0
1894  425  2095 (63) 16
1895  456  2074 (65) 2
1896  492  2050 (65) 0
1897  526  2026 (63) 8
1898  578  1998 (67) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Elwell, John Duryea  
Born: 30 Dec. 1845
Died: 11 Jan. 1932
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 107
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 207, 209
   Hilbert, Napier, page 20
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 137
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 163
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 94, 138
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 159
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. VII, page 12
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 78
Periodicals
   [MCR], vol. 1, no. 12, Dec. 1874, page 494
   [SoT], 24 Oct. 1874
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Chess Disputes], page 11

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

Broughton, L.D. - Elwell, J.D. 1894         (f)     7   -   5

Tournament data

New York 1874 (1)     Brooklyn Club Handicap Tournament     10  /  27      odds player in rook and knight class
New York 1892 (1)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Elwell, J.D. - Nugent, C.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (2)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Elwell, J.D. - Otten, H.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (3)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Elwell, J.D. - Doyle, P.J.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (4)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Elwell, J.D. - Ettlinger, A.K.     0 - 1    
New York 1894 (5)     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  Elwell, J.D. - Lissner, J.     1 - 0    
Newark 1894     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  Elwell, J.D. - Lissner, J.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (8)     Brooklyn - Staten Island Club Match    
  Elwell, J.D. - Pendleton, W.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Elwell, J.D. - White, E.A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1897 (2)     10th New York State Chess Association Summer Congress - 1st Class     3.5  /  8
New York 1898 (2)     Brooklyn Club Championship     4.5  /  11
New York 1904 (4)     Brooklyn Club Team Match    
  Elwell, J.D. - Blumenfeld, L.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021