Roberts, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  101  2273 (69) 8
1874  93  2295 (62) 6
1875  81  2322 (57) 14
1876  77  2322 (67) 0
1877  74  2322 (73) 0
1878  73  2322 (77) 0
1879  76  2322 (80) 0
1880  81  2322 (80) 0
1881  86  2322 (79) 0
1882  90  2322 (76) 11
1883  113  2311 (83) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Roberts, James A.  
Born:
Died:
 
References
Books
   American Chess Association, Constitution of the American Chess Association, page 2
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 99
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 12
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 46, 60, 319
Periodicals
   [BaH], 26 Oct. 1872
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 10, Nov. 1874, page 240
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 11, Dec. 1874, page 271
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 3, Apr. 1875, page 96
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 61, Mar. 1875, page 156
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 64, June 1875, page 295
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1870, 12 June 1875, page 571
   [MCR], vol. 1, no. 11, Nov. 1874, page 452
   [MCR], vol. 2, no. 15, Mar. 1875, page 112
   [MCR], vol. 2, no. 18, June 1875, page 206
   [SoT], 29 Aug. 1874
   [SoT], 31 Oct. 1874
   [WP], vol. 7, no. 5, 1 Sep. 1874, page 82
   [WP], vol. 7, no. 7, 1 Nov. 1874, page 124
   [WP], vol. 7, no. 8, 1 Dec. 1874, page 153

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

Reichhelm, G.C. - Roberts, J.A. 1873         (f)     5   -   3      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Reichhelm, G.C. - Roberts, J.A. 1874         (f)     3.5   -   2.5      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Alberoni, E. - Roberts, J.A. 1875         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1875     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     38.5  /  52
Philadelphia 1882     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     8  /  11
Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Roberts, J.A. - Delmar, E. (1)     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022