Mellis, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  557  1668 (174) 3
1873  588  1666 (176) 0
1874  640  1663 (179) 0
1875  659  1661 (181) 0
1876  608  1659 (183) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mellis, James  
Born: 19 Mar. 1810
Died: 1899
 
Notes:
Name appears as 'James Mellish' or 'Mellis' in the Illustrated London News. Alan McGowan has sent me birth and death dates from official records, and information that he was born in Jersey but joined the Edinburgh Chess Club in 1860.
 
References
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 35, no. 1790, 12 Jan. 1873, page 2
   [ILN], vol. 61, no. 1738, 28 Dec. 1872, page 639
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1748, 1 Mar. 1873, page 211
   [ILN], vol. 65, no. 1842, 12 Dec. 1874, page 571
   [TG], vol. 33, no. 6, 6 Jan. 1877, page 7

Tournament data

Edinburgh and Glasgow 1872     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Mellis, J. - Tennant, A.     1 - 2    
Edinburgh 1876     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Mellis, J. - Broom, A.     2 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022