Minckwitz, Johannes




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  31  2422 (65) 3
1866  36  2425 (54) 20
1867  29  2444 (57) 0
1868  23  2463 (55) 0
1869  24  2482 (46) 18
1870  22  2477 (46) 15
1871  22  2476 (50) 11
1872  22  2481 (56) 9
1873  25  2475 (63) 0
1874  25  2470 (67) 0
1875  25  2464 (67) 0
1876  29  2459 (64) 0
1877  30  2454 (58) 0
1878  30  2448 (47) 18
1879  29  2453 (45) 6
1880  22  2482 (37) 38
1881  24  2480 (43) 16
1882  30  2478 (53) 0
1883  36  2475 (57) 0
1884  37  2473 (55) 0
1885  36  2470 (48) 17
1886  48  2442 (55) 0
1887  60  2414 (56) 0
1888  73  2386 (51) 7
1889  78  2385 (49) 17
1890  99  2347 (62) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Minckwitz, Johannes  
   Also known as: Hans Minckwitz; von Minckwitz
Born: 11 Apr. 1843
Died: 20 May 1901
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper, Golombek, Hooper and Whyld, and La Grande Storia degli Scacchi have 'Minckwitz, Johannes'. Gaige (Chess Personalia) has 'Minckwitz [Jr.], Hans (Johannes) von'. Di Felice has 'Minckwitz von, Hans Johannes'. Forster has 'Johannes von Minckwitz' (p.965) but also 'Johann von Minckwitz' (p.26). Staunton has 'Minkwitz' in the Illustrated London News of 30 June 1866 (p.651) and 'F. Minkwitz' in the 5 June 1869 issue (p.579). Hans is obviously short for Johannes. Günter Brunold (personal communication) informs me that Minckwitz was not an aristocrat and not 'von Minckwitz', as indicated in an obituary in the Deutsche Schachzeitung of 1901 (p.188), and that on covers of the Deutsche Schachzeitung he always appeared as 'J. Minckwitz'. Feenstra Kuiper has birth date 11-12-1843 and death date 21-05-1901 (Hundert Jahre Schachturnire) or 20-05-1901 (Hundert Jahre Schachzweikämpfe). Golombek has birth date 10-12-1843 and death date 21-05-1901. Gaige has birth date 11-04-1843 and death date 20-05-1901.
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 274
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 89
   Fiala, Olrich Duras, Vol.1, page 150
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 26, 390, 965
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 284
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 201
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 73, 152, 578
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 194
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 214
   Minckwitz, Neunte Rheinische Schachcongress, page 4
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 238, 374
Periodicals
   [BLL], no. 2384, 28 Dec. 1867, page 10
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1378, 30 June 1866, page 651
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1542, 5 June 1869, page 579
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Neumann, G.R.L. - Minckwitz, J. 1865         (s)     1.5   -   1.5
von Schmidt, E.A. - Minckwitz, J. 1866         (f)     5.5   -   2.5
Anderssen (offhand) - Minckwitz, J. 1866         (c)     8.5   -   3.5
Minckwitz, J. - Zukertort, J.H. 1869         (f)     3   -   2
Minckwitz, J. - Mieses, S. 1872         (f)     5.5   -   3.5
Schwarz, A. - Minckwitz, J. 1878         (f)     5   -   4

Tournament data

Hamburg 1869     2nd North German Chess Congress     2  /  5
Barmen 1869     8th West German Chess Congress     2.5  /  6
  Minckwitz, J. - Zukertort, J.H.     1 - 0    
  Minckwitz, J. - Schallopp, E.     1 - 0    
Baden-Baden 1870     Baden-Baden Tournament     5  /  15
Krefeld 1871 (1)     9th West German Chess Congress - Allgemeines Hauptturnier     3.5  /  5
  Minckwitz, J. - Paulsen, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Minckwitz, J. - Anderssen, K.E.A.     0 - 1    
Wiesbaden 1871 (1)     Wiesbaden Tournament, Section I     2  /  4
Frankfurt 1878     12th West German Chess Congress     5  /  9
Leipzig 1879     1st German Chess Federation Tournament     2.5  /  6
Wiesbaden 1880 (1)     Wiesbaden Meisterturnier     8  /  15
Braunschweig 1880 (1)     13th West German Chess Congress - Meisterturnier     7  /  10
  Minckwitz, J. - Schwarz, A.     0 - 1    
  Minckwitz, J. - Wemmers, C.     0 - 1    
Graz 1880     Graz Tournament     4.5  /  7
  Minckwitz, J. - Schwarz, A.     1 - 1    
  Minckwitz, J. - Weiss, M.     1 - 1    
Berlin 1881 (1)     2nd German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     8.5  /  16
Hamburg 1885 (6)     4th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     9  /  17
Leipzig 1888     Augustea 40th Jubilee Tournament     1.5  /  7
Breslau 1889 (3)     6th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     7  /  17
Berlin 1890 (2)     German Chessmaster Association Tournament     0  /  3


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022