Freeman, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  123  2103 (123) 3
1857  126  2106 (118) 0
1858  131  2108 (113) 3
1859  147  2106 (112) 0
1860  155  2104 (109) 0
1861  164  2102 (107) 0
1862  157  2100 (103) 0
1863  156  2097 (99) 0
1864  159  2095 (94) 0
1865  163  2093 (88) 0
1866  184  2091 (80) 14
1867  191  2072 (82) 4
1868  191  2073 (85) 0
1869  193  2074 (86) 0
1870  202  2075 (86) 0
1871  199  2076 (84) 4
1872  208  2085 (86) 0
1873  206  2094 (87) 3
1874  204  2099 (89) 3
1875  203  2105 (92) 0
1876  212  2111 (95) 2
1877  206  2100 (101) 0
1878  227  2089 (107) 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, Apr. 1853, page 117
   [CPC], vol. 1, May 1853, page 154
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1855, page 257
   [CPC], vol. 4, Aug. 1856, page 248
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 2, Nov. 1866, page 329
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 May 1867, page 156
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 1, 18 July 1868, page 85, 90
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Nov. 1868, page 117
   [CPQC], vol. 2, June 1871, page 281, 284
   [CW], vol. 3, Apr. 1867, page 67
   [Era], vol. 17, 3 Dec. 1854, page 5
   [Era], vol. 19, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [Era], vol. 23, 25 Nov. 1860, page 6
   [ILN], vol. 28, 26 Apr. 1856, page 443
   [ILN], vol. 28, 24 May 1856, page 574
   [ILN], vol. 29, 19 July 1856, page 76
   [ILN], vol. 33, 3 July 1858, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 62, 14 June 1873, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 68, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263
   [ILN], vol. 68, 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 - 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: 10 Aug. 2018