O'Sullivan, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1838  24  2157 (116) 3
1839  28  2173 (114) 0
1840  33  2189 (112) 0
1841  36  2205 (109) 0
1842  43  2221 (106) 0
1843  45  2236 (102) 0
1844  43  2252 (97) 0
1845  48  2268 (91) 8
1846  53  2260 (93) 0
1847  60  2251 (94) 0
1848  55  2243 (95) 0
1849  78  2235 (94) 0
1850  78  2226 (92) 0
1851  86  2218 (89) 0
1852  81  2210 (85) 0
1853  90  2201 (80) 0
1854  93  2193 (73) 5
1855  102  2186 (71) 27

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: O'Sullivan, John L.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Chess Monthly of Mar. 1860 (p.85) has 'J.S. O'Sullivan'. The Era of 9 Nov. 1862 (p.13) has 'Colonel Sulivan late American Ambassador at the Court of Lisbon'. I presume that this should be Colonel O'Sullivan.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 101, 109
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 402
   Kieseritzky, Cinquante Parties, page 12
Periodicals
   [BLL], 12 July 1840, page 2
   [BLL], 23 July 1843, page 2
   [BLL], 14 Dec. 1845, page 3
   [BLL], 24 Jan. 1847, page 8
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 3, Mar. 1860, page 85
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 11, Nov. 1860, page 352
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 8, Aug. 1843, page 248
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 12, Dec. 1845, page 385
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 1, Jan. 1864, page 13
   [Era], vol. 17, no. 875, 1 July 1855, page 10
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1158, 2 Dec. 1860, page 13
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1259, 9 Nov. 1862, page 13
   [FLIN], 19 Jan. 1856
   [FLIN], 2 Feb. 1856
   [FLIN], 4 Oct. 1856
   [ILN], vol. 7, no. 187, 29 Nov. 1845, page 352
   [ILN], vol. 35, no. 1000, 29 Oct. 1859, page 428
   [NR], vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 1860, page 10, 30
   [NR], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1861, page 123
   [NYSP], 27 Oct. 1860
   [Pal], vol. 5, no. 11, 15 Nov. 1845, page 524
   [SoT], 14 Feb. 1846

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

Picquet, A.F. - O'Sullivan, J.L. 1838         (c)     1.5   -   1.5
O'Sullivan, J.L. - Spreckley, G.S. 1845         (s)     1   -   1
O'Sullivan, J.L. - Mongredien, A. (1) 1845         (c)     1   -   0
Horwitz, B. - O'Sullivan, J.L. 1845         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Pulling, W. - O'Sullivan, J.L. 1845         (c)     3.5   -   0.5
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - O'Sullivan, J.L. 1855         (f)     22.5   -   4.5

Tournament data

New York 1854     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  O'Sullivan, J.L. - Loyd, T.     2 - 3    


Player information updated: 27 Oct. 2019