Kennicott, Hiram




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  141  2078 (93) 7
1858  147  2078 (95) 0
1859  166  2077 (97) 0
1860  175  2076 (98) 0
1861  181  2075 (98) 0
1862  176  2074 (97) 0
1863  171  2074 (95) 0
1864  181  2073 (93) 0
1865  184  2072 (89) 0
1866  202  2071 (85) 16
1867  203  2060 (93) 0
1868  207  2049 (99) 0
1869  218  2038 (105) 0
1870  247  2027 (111) 0
1871  253  2016 (115) 0
1872  271  2005 (119) 0
1873  290  1994 (123) 0
1874  288  1984 (126) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Kennicott, Hiram Martin Langdon  
Born: 1 Mar. 1810
Died: 22 Jan. 1880
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 39, 56, 67, 538
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 209
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 89
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 58
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Mar. 1858, page 83
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Feb. 1859, page 72
   [DDG], 21 Jan. 1959
   [Era], vol. 34, 21 Jan. 1872, page 14
   [Harp], 19 Feb. 1859
   [ILN], vol. 31, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [ILN], vol. 60, 13 Jan. 1872, page 51
   [NYTi], 7 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 7 Oct. 1857
   [RT], vol. 9, 26 June 1869, page 411
   [TFF], 22 Dec. 1871
Web
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [Hiram Kennicott]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Kennicott, H.M.L. 1857         (c)     1   -   0
Brown, T.M. - Kennicott, H.M.L. 1866         (c)     13   -   3

Tournament data

New York 1857 (4)     1st American Chess Congress    
  Kennicott, H.M.L. - Raphael, B.I.     2.5 - 3.5    
Chicago 1874     3rd American Chess Congress     0  /  4


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020