Wilson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  74  2292 (77) 13
1857  88  2266 (84) 0
1858  95  2240 (89) 0
1859  111  2214 (93) 0
1860  118  2188 (96) 0
1861  135  2162 (99) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Wilson, James  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am tentatively identifing the player named 'Wilson' at the Ries' Divan Tournament in 1856 as the James Wilson who was involved with the St. James Club in the early 1860s.
 
References
Books
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1856, page 141
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1861, page 225
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [Era], vol. 23, 12 May 1861, page 5
   [Era], vol. 23, 2 June 1861, page 16
   [Era], vol. 24, 15 Dec. 1861, page 5

Tournament data

London 1856 (2)     Ries' Divan Handicap Tournament    
  Wilson, Ja. - Green, V.     3.5 - 1.5          Green, V. gave odds of pawn and move
  Wilson, Ja. - Lowe, E.     3 - 0          Lowe, E. gave odds of pawn and move
  Wilson, Ja. - Solomons, S.     3 - 2    
London 1861 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Wilson, Ja. - Puller, A.G.     1 - 2          Wilson, Ja. gave odds of pawn and move


Player information updated: 29 Aug. 2015