Jellett, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  95  2253 (68) 20
1865  100  2244 (71) 0
1866  111  2234 (71) 10
1867  110  2229 (81) 0
1868  110  2224 (89) 0
1869  111  2219 (96) 0
1870  120  2214 (102) 0
1871  117  2209 (107) 0
1872  123  2203 (111) 0
1873  130  2198 (115) 0
1874  132  2193 (119) 0
1875  142  2188 (122) 0
1876  151  2183 (124) 0
1877  143  2178 (127) 0
1878  149  2172 (129) 0
1879  157  2167 (130) 0
1880  179  2162 (132) 0
1881  199  2157 (133) 0
1882  213  2152 (134) 0
1883  246  2147 (135) 0
1884  261  2141 (135) 0
1885  284  2136 (136) 0
1886  281  2131 (136) 0
1887  294  2126 (136) 0
1888  288  2121 (135) 0
1889  303  2116 (135) 0
1890  320  2110 (134) 0
1891  336  2105 (133) 0
1892  356  2100 (132) 0
1893  371  2095 (131) 0
1894  388  2090 (129) 0
1895  386  2085 (127) 0
1896  387  2079 (125) 0
1897  384  2074 (123) 0
1898  396  2069 (120) 0
1899  426  2064 (117) 0
1900  434  2059 (113) 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, 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     1st Western Chess Association Tournament (1st USA Open)     3  /  5


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020