Chigorin, Mikhail




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1875  28  2442 (84) 1
1876  27  2457 (73) 3
1877  20  2482 (64) 7
1878  19  2500 (57) 24
1879  12  2520 (51) 46
1880  12  2539 (47) 24
1881  13  2537 (39) 23
1882  17  2511 (34) 32
1883  13  2545 (34) 54
1884  13  2542 (48) 7
1885  15  2550 (55) 0
1886  11  2558 (56) 9
1887  2574 (55) 0
1888  2590 (48) 0
1889  2605 (31) 78
1890  2587 (37) 23
1891  2593 (42) 8
1892  2627 (40) 33
1893  2659 (40) 26
1894  2661 (44) 0
1895  2663 (35) 34
1896  2635 (30) 56
1897  2604 (32) 32
1898  2606 (30) 51
1899  2608 (32) 38
1900  2619 (33) 40
1901  2625 (34) 34
1902  2597 (30) 54
1903  2608 (33) 35
1904  13  2551 (34) 26
1905  25  2501 (29) 54
1906  22  2514 (27) 71
1907  36  2468 (33) 48

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Chigorin, Mikhail Ivanovich  
   Also known as: Michaïl Tschigorine
Born: 12 Nov. 1850
Died: 25 Jan. 1908
 
Notes:
Cornil gives death date 26-01-1908. Gaige gives death date 25-01-1908.
 
References
Books
   Adams, Mikhail Chigorin
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 250
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 294, 306
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 98
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 347, 639, 957
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 70
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 71
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 356, 385, 466, 573
   Hilbert, Napier, page 148
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 64
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 77
   Wade, Soviet Chess, page 18
Web
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Michail Ivanovic Cigorin]
   Evenson, M.S.  [Tschigorin at the Kiev Tournament of 1903]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Chigorin, M.I.]
   Harding, Tim.  [Chigorin's Experiences with the Evans Gambit (Part 2)], page 1
   Sarah.  [Cast of Characters]
   Sarah.  [Monte Carlo 1902 - The Players]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]

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

Chigorin, M.I. - Petrovsky, N.I. 1875         (s)     1   -   0
Chigorin, M.I. - Schiffers, E.S. 1878 (1)         (f)     7   -   3
Chigorin, M.I. - Schiffers, E.S. 1878 (2)         (f)     6.5   -   7.5
Chigorin, M.I. - Schiffers, E.S. 1879         (f)     8   -   5
Chigorin, M.I. - von Schmidt, E.A. 1879 (1)         (f)     7   -   1
Chigorin, M.I. - von Schmidt, E.A. 1879 (2)         (f)     4   -   2
Chigorin, M.I. - von Schmidt, E.A. 1879 (3)         (f)     3.5   -   0.5
Chigorin, M.I. - von Schmidt, E.A. 1879 (4)         (c)     3   -   3
Chigorin, M.I. - Schiffers, E.S. 1880         (f)     8.5   -   2.5
Chigorin, M.I. - Alapin, S.Z. 1880         (f)     7   -   3
Chigorin, M.I. - de Riviere, J.A. 1883         (f)     5.5   -   4.5
Chigorin, M.I. - Nolde, E.F. 1883         (f)     6.5   -   5.5      Chigorin, M.I. gave odds of pawn and move
Chigorin, M.I. - Beklemishev 1884         (s)     1   -   0      Chigorin, M.I. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Chigorin, M.I. - Solovtsov, A.V. 1884 (1)         (c)     4   -   1
Chigorin, M.I. - Solovtsov, A.V. 1884 (2)         (f)     1   -   1
Chigorin, M.I. - Nolde, E.F. 1886         (f)     6   -   3      Chigorin, M.I. gave odds of pawn and move
Steinitz, W. - Chigorin, M.I. 1889         (f)     10.5   -   6.5
Chigorin, M.I. - Vazquez, A.C. 1889         (c)     5   -   2
Chigorin, M.I. - Lopez, G. 1889         (c)     4   -   4      Chigorin, M.I. gave odds of pawn and move
Chigorin, M.I. - Gunsberg, I.A. 1890         (f)     11.5   -   11.5
Chigorin, M.I. - Golmayo, C.F. 1891         (c)     3   -   1
Chigorin, M.I. - Vazquez, A.C. 1891         (c)     2   -   2
Steinitz, W. - Chigorin, M.I. 1892         (f)     12.5   -   10.5
Chigorin, M.I. - Asharin, A.A. 1892         (f)     3   -   0
Chigorin, M.I. - Belin, A.M. 1892         (f)     5   -   2      Chigorin, M.I. gave odds of pawn and move
Chigorin, M.I. - Solovtsov, A.V. 1893         (f)     4   -   0
Chigorin, M.I. - Tarrasch, S. 1893         (f)     11   -   11
Chigorin, M.I. - Schiffers, E.S. 1895         (f)     8.5   -   4.5
Chigorin, M.I. - Kotrc, J. 1896         (c)     3   -   1
Lasker, Em. - Chigorin, M.I. 1897         (c)     1   -   0
Chigorin, M.I. - Schiffers, E.S. 1897         (f)     10   -   4
Chigorin, M.I. - Janowsky, D.M. 1900         (f)     2   -   0
Chigorin, M.I. - Pillsbury, H.N. 1902         (f)     1   -   0
Chigorin, M.I. - Salwe, G.H.S. 1906         (f)     8.5   -   6.5

Tournament data

Saint Petersburg 1876 (1)     Saint Petersburg Tournament    
  Chigorin, M.I. - Schiffers, E.S.     1 - 0    
  Chigorin, M.I. - Asharin, A.A.     0 - 1    
Saint Petersburg 1876 (2)     Saint Petersburg Tournament    
  Chigorin, M.I. - Schiffers, E.S.     0 - 1    
Saint Petersburg 1877     Saint Petersburg Tournament     4.5  /  7
Saint Petersburg 1879     Saint Petersburg Tournament     6.5  /  8
  Chigorin, M.I. - Alapin, S.Z.     1 - 0    
Saint Petersburg 1880     Saint Petersburg Tournament    
  Chigorin, M.I. - Schiffers, E.S.     1 - 2    
Berlin 1881 (1)     2nd German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     11.5  /  17
Saint Petersburg 1881     Saint Petersburg Tournament     11.5  /  15
  Chigorin, M.I. - Alapin, S.Z.     2 - 1    
Vienna 1882 (2)     Vienna International Tournament     12  /  32
London, England 1883 (5)     London Tournament     18.5  /  32
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     31  /  42
  Chigorin, M.I. - Weiss, M.     2 - 2    
Hastings 1895 (7)     Hastings International Congress - Master's Tournament     16  /  21
Saint Petersburg 1896     Saint Petersburg Tournament     7  /  18
Nuremberg 1896     Nuremberg Tournament     9.5  /  18
Budapest 1896     Budapest Tournament     8.5  /  12
  Chigorin, M.I. - Charousek, R.     3 - 1    
Berlin 1897 (7)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     8.5  /  17
Vienna 1898 (3)     Kaiser Jubiläumsturnier     20  /  36
Cologne 1898 (2)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     10.5  /  15
London, England 1899 (3)     London Major Tournament     15  /  27
Moscow 1899 (1)     1st All-Russian Championship - Major Section     10  /  11
Paris 1900     Paris International Tournament     12.5  /  20
Saint Petersburg 1900     Saint Petersburg Tournament     14.5  /  18
Moscow 1901 (1)     2nd All-Russian Tournament     16.5  /  17
Monte Carlo 1901     Monte Carlo Tournament     11  /  17
Saint Petersburg 1902 (1)     Saint Petersburg Tournament     12  /  14
Monte Carlo 1902     Monte Carlo International Tournament     13  /  22
Hanover 1902 (1)     13th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     9  /  17
Vienna 1903 (1)     King's Gambit Accepted Tournament     13  /  18
Kiev 1903     3rd Russian National Tournament     14  /  17
Cambridge Springs 1904     Cambridge Springs Tournament     7.5  /  15
Saint Petersburg 1904 (1)     Saint Petersburg Tournament     9.5  /  11
Saint Petersburg 1905 (1)     Rice Gambit Tournament     11  /  13
Ostend 1905 (1)     Ostend Tournament     6.5  /  26
Barmen 1905 (1)     Barmen Tournament - Meisterturnier A     7  /  15
Saint Petersburg 1906 (1)     4th All Russian Tournament     1  /  4
Lodz 1906 (1)     Lodz Tournament     5.5  /  9
Ostend 1906 (2)     Ostend Tournament - First Stage, Section C - Section D     4  /  9
Ostend 1906 (4)     Ostend Tournament - Second Stage, Section B - Section D     2.5  /  6
Nuremberg 1906 (1)     15th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     10  /  16
Saint Petersburg 1906 (3)     Saint Petersburg Tournament     7.5  /  12
Moscow 1907 (1)     Moscow Tournament     6  /  8
Ostend 1907 (2)     Ostend Grandmaster Tournament     4.5  /  20
Carlsbad 1907     Carlsbad Tournament     7.5  /  20


Player information updated: 5 Sept. 2020