Freeman, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  124  2112 (123) 3
1857  132  2115 (118) 0
1858  139  2117 (113) 3
1859  157  2115 (111) 0
1860  164  2113 (109) 0
1861  176  2111 (106) 0
1862  171  2109 (103) 0
1863  163  2107 (99) 0
1864  172  2105 (94) 0
1865  182  2103 (88) 0
1866  200  2101 (80) 14
1867  206  2083 (82) 4
1868  215  2084 (85) 0
1869  216  2086 (86) 0
1870  218  2087 (85) 0
1871  231  2089 (83) 4
1872  227  2099 (85) 0
1873  222  2108 (86) 3
1874  225  2114 (87) 3
1875  221  2119 (91) 0
1876  219  2124 (94) 2
1877  220  2111 (100) 0
1878  241  2099 (106) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Freeman, James  
   Also known as: Dr. James Freeman
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Lawson, and Sarah's Morphy website, have 'Dr. Jabez Freeman'. Fiske and Harding have 'Dr. James Freeman', as does Staunton in the Illustrated London News (26 Apr. 1856, p.443).
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 1, 7, 39, 40
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 519
   Harding, Doctoral thesis, page 156
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 119, 358
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 85, 99
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 4, Apr. 1853, page 117
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 5, May 1853, page 154
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 1855, page 257
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 8, Aug. 1856, page 248
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 64ii
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1866, page 329
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 5, 1 May 1867, page 156
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 3, 18 July 1868, page 85, 90
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 4, Nov. 1868, page 117
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 9, June 1871, page 281, 284
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 2, Apr. 1867, page 67
   [Era], vol. 17, no. 845, 3 Dec. 1854, page 5
   [Era], vol. 19, no. 983, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1157, 25 Nov. 1860, page 6
   [ILN], vol. 28, no. 796, 26 Apr. 1856, page 443
   [ILN], vol. 28, no. 801, 24 May 1856, page 574
   [ILN], vol. 29, no. 811, 19 July 1856, page 76
   [ILN], vol. 33, no. 925, 3 July 1858, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1665, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1763, 14 June 1873, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1911, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1919, 6 May 1876, page 455
Web
   Sarah.  [The Birmingham Meeting]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Tournament data

Birmingham 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Fanning     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1858 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Gillam, J.F.     2 - 1    
Worcester, England 1866     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Lewis, G.F.     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Harrison, C.     0.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1866 (2)     Birmingham Club Tournament    
  Freeman, J. - Balden, S.     4 - 0    
  Freeman, J. - Hill, H.S.     4 - 1    
Birmingham 1867     Birmingham - Stourbridge and Wolverhampton Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Eagles, H.     1 - 3    
Birmingham 1871     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Griffith, G. (1)     1 - 0    
Wolverhampton 1871     Wolverhampton and Stourbridge Clubs - Birmingham Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Scott, A. (1)     1 - 2    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Anthony, E.     1.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1874 (1)     Birmingham - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Young, H.H.     1 - 2    
Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Coker, J.     1.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham (?) 1878     Dudley and Stourbridge - Birmingham Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Pitchford, J.T.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021