Freeman, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  127  2110 (123) 3
1857  130  2113 (118) 0
1858  141  2115 (113) 3
1859  157  2113 (111) 0
1860  165  2110 (109) 0
1861  178  2108 (106) 0
1862  174  2105 (103) 0
1863  167  2103 (98) 0
1864  177  2100 (93) 0
1865  189  2098 (87) 0
1866  205  2096 (79) 14
1867  208  2079 (81) 4
1868  222  2081 (84) 0
1869  218  2084 (85) 0
1870  218  2087 (85) 0
1871  233  2089 (83) 4
1872  229  2100 (85) 0
1873  220  2110 (85) 3
1874  225  2116 (87) 3
1875  234  2121 (91) 0
1876  216  2127 (93) 2
1877  218  2114 (100) 0
1878  239  2102 (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