Mortimer, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1863  87  2256 (82) 1
1864  82  2274 (72) 11
1865  79  2276 (69) 9
1866  80  2270 (71) 0
1867  78  2265 (69) 10
1868  82  2264 (77) 0
1869  76  2263 (83) 0
1870  82  2262 (88) 0
1871  79  2261 (91) 0
1872  81  2260 (94) 0
1873  88  2259 (95) 0
1874  89  2258 (96) 0
1875  91  2257 (95) 0
1876  84  2255 (94) 0
1877  84  2254 (92) 0
1878  84  2253 (89) 0
1879  92  2252 (85) 0
1880  103  2251 (79) 0
1881  117  2250 (72) 0
1882  126  2249 (62) 0
1883  143  2248 (48) 30
1884  150  2251 (48) 0
1885  156  2254 (40) 21
1886  147  2263 (35) 45
1887  166  2249 (39) 9
1888  138  2288 (33) 51
1889  150  2288 (38) 15
1890  121  2310 (35) 32
1891  134  2307 (38) 19
1892  152  2282 (42) 11
1893  156  2280 (45) 1
1894  154  2284 (36) 74
1895  188  2248 (45) 0
1896  221  2212 (42) 25
1897  236  2193 (52) 0
1898  265  2175 (54) 2
1899  290  2160 (53) 0
1900  304  2145 (45) 22
1901  319  2142 (41) 17
1902  355  2124 (37) 39
1903  345  2135 (37) 20
1904  353  2143 (34) 59
1905  389  2122 (45) 5
1906  403  2122 (46) 0
1907  406  2122 (37) 45
1908  395  2135 (39) 19
1909  466  2093 (41) 17
1910  492  2067 (43) 17
1911  535  2031 (51) 16

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mortimer, James  
Born: 22 Apr. 1833
Died: 24 Feb. 1911
 
Notes:
Golombek has birth date 02-04-1833. Gaige has birth date 22-04-1833. Hilbert reports an alterate birth date of 22-04-1832 given in the British Chess Magazine of 1905, but thinks Gaige probably correct. Sergeant also gives 22-04-1832.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 312
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 89
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 324, 965
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 291
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 205
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 105
   Hilbert, Napier, page 132
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 92
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 218
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 264
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 154, 255
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 183
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 87
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 218
Periodicals
   [NR], vol. 3, Jan. 1862, page 8
   [PF], vol. 1, Apr. 1865, page 355
Web
   Sarah.  [Monte Carlo 1902 - The Players]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [James Mortimer]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4879. Census information]

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

Rosenthal, S. - Mortimer, J. 1864         (f)     7   -   4
Rosenthal, S. - Mortimer, J. 1865         (f)     5   -   2
Rosenthal, S. - Mortimer, J. 1867         (f)     7.5   -   2.5
Mortimer, J. - Hunter, A. 1888         (f)     5   -   3
Gunsberg, I.A. - Mortimer, J. 1889         (f)     4.5   -   0.5
Albin, A. - Mortimer, J. 1894         (c)     54   -   20
Trenchard, H.W. - Mortimer, J. 1896         (f)     7.5   -   4.5
Jones, Ed.O. - Mortimer, J. 1901         (f)     7.5   -   4.5
Marshall, F.J. - Mortimer, J. 1903         (f)     4   -   0
Leonhardt, P.S. - Mortimer, J. 1904         (f)     6.5   -   1.5
Marshall, F.J. - Mortimer, J. 1905         (f)     4   -   0

Tournament data

Paris 1863     Café de la Régence Grand Tournoi    
  Mortimer, J. - Guibert, A.M.     0 - 1    
Paris 1865     Grand tournoi de la Régence    
  Mortimer, J. - Duclos, E.P.     1 - 0          Mortimer, J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mortimer, J. - Rosenthal, S.     0 - 1    
London 1883 (5)     London Tournament     5  /  30
London 1885 (6)     British Chess Association - Ruskin Prize Tournament     5  /  6
London 1885 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     6  /  15
London 1886 (5)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tourney     4  /  12
London 1886 (8)     British Chess Club Triangular Tournament     17  /  33
London 1887 (4)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     0  /  9
London 1888 (3)     Simpson's Divan Handicap Tournament     7.5  /  14
London 1888 (4)     British Chess Club Handicap     6.5  /  14
Bradford 1888 (1)     British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     5.5  /  16
London 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     3  /  10
London 1890 (3)     British Chess Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Miniati, N.T.     0 - 1    
London 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     5.5  /  12
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     8.5  /  19
London 1891 (2)     British Chess Club - City of London Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Zangwill, L.     0 - 1    
London 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Winter     4  /  9
London 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     5.5  /  9
London 1892 (4)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     3.5  /  11
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Bilbrough, A.     1 - 0    
London 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Smith, S.F.     0 - 1    
London 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Cole, H.H.     0 - 1    
London 1896 (6)     Simpson's Divan Tournament     4  /  11
London 1898 (1)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Gattie, W.M.     1 - 0    
London 1898 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Ballard, W.R.     0 - 1    
Paris 1900     Paris International Tournament     3  /  18
London 1900 (2)     Simpson's Divan Tourney     0.5  /  4
Folkestone 1901 (1)     3nd Kent County Chess Association Tournament - Section I     2  /  5
Monte Carlo 1902     Monte Carlo International Tournament     1  /  19
Tunbridge Wells 1902     4th Kent County Chess Association Tournament     4  /  9
Norwich, Norfolk 1902     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     2.5  /  11
Canterbury, Kent 1903     5th Kent County Chess Association Tournament     4  /  8
Plymouth 1903 (2)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class I, Section B     4.5  /  8
Brighton 1904     Brighton Tournament     5  /  8
London 1904 (4)     City of London Club Tournament     4  /  16
Hastings 1904 (1)     London League - Three Unions Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Brown, Fred     0 - 1    
Hastings 1904 (5)     1st British Chess Federation Tournament - 1st Class Amateur Section B     3.5  /  9
London 1904 (5)     Metropolitan Club Rice Gambit Tournament     3.5  /  17
London 1905 (3)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Hamond, F.E.     0 - 1    
Ostend 1907 (3)     Ostend Master Tournament     5  /  28
London 1907 (2)     17th City of London Club Championship     4  /  17
London 1908     18th City of London Club Championship     10  /  19
London 1909     19th City of London Club Championship     5  /  17
London 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     6  /  17
London 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     2.5  /  16


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017