Gillam, J.F.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  150  2003 (123) 3
1857  163  2013 (118) 0
1858  172  2023 (111) 3
1859  188  2029 (108) 0
1860  196  2036 (104) 1
1861  199  2049 (100) 2
1862  196  2059 (98) 0
1863  179  2068 (95) 0
1864  186  2077 (91) 3
1865  197  2068 (91) 0
1866  223  2059 (89) 3
1867  220  2053 (93) 0
1868  222  2047 (95) 0
1869  228  2040 (97) 0
1870  254  2034 (97) 0
1871  275  2028 (97) 0
1872  279  2021 (96) 0
1873  293  2015 (94) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gillam, J.F.  
   Also known as: Lieutenant-Colonel Gillam
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Was 'Lieutentant-Colonel Gillam' the same as the 'Major Gillum' who subscribed to the international tournament of 1851 (CPC 1851, v.12, p.94, 282)? Löwenthal has 'J.P. Gillam' as secretary of the Worcester club in 1856 (Era 23 Nov. 1856, p.14). The Chess Player's Chronicle of July 1862 (p.199) has 'F.G. Gillam'.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 7, 40
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page 323, xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 2
Periodicals
   [BLL], 15 July 1855, page 5
   [CPC], vol. 12, no. 3, Mar. 1851, page 94
   [CPC], vol. 12, no. 9, Sep. 1851, page 282
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 5, May 1853, page 153
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 1855, page 257, 260, 261
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 7, July 1856, page 213
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1859, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 7, July 1862, page 199
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 9, June 1873, page 281
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 10, Aug. 1873, page 307
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1866, page 110
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [Era], vol. 19, no. 948, 23 Nov. 1856, page 14
   [Era], vol. 19, no. 985, 9 Aug. 1857, page 5
   [Era], vol. 24, no. 1241, 6 July 1862, page 5
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1337, 8 May 1864, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 27, no. 751, 7 July 1855, page 23
   [ILN], vol. 27, no. 752, 14 July 1855, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 28, no. 801, 24 May 1856, page 574
   [ILN], vol. 33, no. 934, 4 Sep. 1858, page 229
   [ILN], vol. 44, no. 1256, 23 Apr. 1864, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1758, 10 May 1873, page 451
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1763, 14 June 1873, page 571

Tournament data

Birmingham 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Blyth, E.V.     0 - 3    
Worcester, England 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Peters (1)     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1858 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Freeman, J.     1 - 2    
Worcester, England 1860     Worcester Club Tournament    
  Gillam, J.F. - Fanning     0 - 1    
Bristol 1861 (2)     4th British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Gillam, J.F. - Stoate, R.T.     1 - 0          Gillam, J.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Gillam, J.F. - Langley, R.F.     0 - 1    
Worcester, England 1864     Worcester Club - Worcestershire County Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Yarranton, T.C.     2.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Halford, J.     1.5 - 1.5    
Worcester, England 1873     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Ryder, J.F.     1 - 1    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Best, T.F.     1 - 2    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019