Jellett, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  119  2244 (68) 20
1865  122  2238 (71) 0
1866  129  2232 (71) 10
1867  133  2227 (81) 0
1868  140  2221 (89) 0
1869  144  2216 (96) 0
1870  143  2210 (102) 0
1871  151  2205 (107) 0
1872  151  2200 (111) 0
1873  161  2194 (115) 0
1874  163  2189 (118) 0
1875  179  2183 (121) 0
1876  171  2178 (124) 0
1877  171  2172 (126) 0
1878  177  2167 (128) 0
1879  187  2161 (130) 0
1880  208  2156 (131) 0
1881  242  2151 (133) 0
1882  247  2145 (134) 0
1883  280  2140 (134) 0
1884  310  2134 (135) 0
1885  320  2129 (135) 0
1886  322  2123 (135) 0
1887  334  2118 (135) 0
1888  341  2112 (135) 0
1889  349  2107 (135) 0
1890  373  2102 (134) 0
1891  383  2096 (133) 0
1892  419  2091 (132) 0
1893  436  2085 (130) 0
1894  451  2080 (129) 0
1895  470  2074 (127) 0
1896  468  2069 (125) 0
1897  486  2063 (122) 0
1898  506  2058 (119) 0
1899  537  2053 (116) 0
1900  558  2047 (112) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Jellett, James I.  
Born: 5 Nov. 1842
Died: 22 Apr. 1914
 
Notes:
Brennen gives death date as 12-04-1914. Gaige gives death date as 22-04-1914. Hilbert gives 'J.J. Jellett', as does Reichhelm on p.56, but not in the index, p.155. The Philadelphia Daily Evening Bulletin of 5 Mar. 1864 also has 'J.J. Jellett'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 194
   Hilbert, Napier, page 4, 104
   Moran, World Chess Championship I, page 112
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 10, 59
Periodicals
   [NYC], 10 Dec. 1864
   [PDEB], 5 Mar. 1864
   [PDEB], 7 June 1867
   [Sph], vol. 2, no. 15, 15 Dec. 1866, page 232
Web
   Brennen, Neil.  [The Champion of the North: James Jellett's Adventures in American Chess]

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

Jellett, J.I. - Montgomery, H.C. 1864         (f)     6.5   -   3.5
Reichhelm, G.C. - Jellett, J.I. 1866         (f)     5   -   5      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1864     Philadelphia Club Handicap     9  /  11      odds player in pawn and two moves class
Excelsior 1900 (1)     1st Western Chess Association Tournament (1st USA Open)     3  /  5


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020