Fish, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1875  180  2176 (96) 2
1876  165  2185 (88) 2
1877  161  2179 (83) 1
1878  170  2179 (78) 4
1879  152  2200 (76) 2
1880  151  2214 (75) 0
1881  152  2228 (72) 2
1882  144  2247 (66) 11
1883  166  2242 (72) 0
1884  193  2238 (75) 2
1885  197  2234 (77) 1
1886  206  2229 (77) 2
1887  225  2212 (79) 1
1888  247  2192 (80) 1
1889  245  2192 (82) 0
1890  263  2192 (82) 0
1891  267  2193 (80) 0
1892  282  2193 (77) 0
1893  284  2194 (72) 0
1894  284  2194 (65) 10
1895  316  2174 (64) 9
1896  334  2158 (67) 0
1897  359  2143 (67) 0
1898  403  2127 (63) 10
1899  445  2102 (66) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Fish, James  
Born:
Died:
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 959
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 234
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, no. 12, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [BCM], vol. 15, no. 1, Jan. 1895, page 18
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 12, Jan. 1875, page 293
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 6, July 1875, page 164
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 10, Nov. 1875, page 311
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 42
   [CPC], vol. 6, 9 Aug. 1882, page 382
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2008, 22 Dec. 1877, page 606
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1878: Bradford v Manchester Athenaeum]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

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

Narraway, J.E. - Fish, J. 1894         (f)     5   -   5
Narraway, J.E. - Fish, J. 1895         (f)     6   -   3

Tournament data

Liverpool 1875     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Penny, H.F.     2 - 0    
Manchester or Liverpool (?) 1876     Manchester Athenaeum - Liverpool Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Ferguson, G.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1877 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Wellington, S.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1878     Bradford - Manchester Athenaeum Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Petty, J.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1878     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Sinclair, J.     1 - 1    
Leeds 1879     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Bennett, C.G.     2 - 0    
Manchester 1881 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Macgregor, A.G.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1882 (2)     12th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     8.5  /  11
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Fish, J. - Knoth, A.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Fish, J. - Farrow, G.W.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1885     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Sinclair, J.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1886 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Whitby, L.E.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1887 (3)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Fish, J. - Rutherford, A.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1888 (1)     Manchester and District - Liverpool and District Match    
  Fish, J. - Rutherford, A.     0 - 1    
Toronto 1898     23rd Canadian Championship Tournament - First Class     6  /  10
Montreal 1899 (1)     24th Canadian Championship     4.5  /  12


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022