West, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  349  2008 (64) 5
1883  396  2011 (52) 25
1884  382  2033 (59) 2
1885  381  2045 (64) 0
1886  358  2056 (65) 0
1887  344  2068 (62) 1
1888  327  2076 (56) 12
1889  330  2078 (61) 1
1890  325  2095 (63) 9
1891  339  2096 (74) 0
1892  350  2096 (83) 0
1893  359  2097 (90) 1
1894  371  2096 (97) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: West, James Samuel  
Born: 21 Nov. 1851
Died: 21 Jan. 1937
 
Notes:
Gaige (Chess Personalia) has birth date 1852; Steve Mann has 21-11-1851.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 971
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 461
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 208
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 6, 13 Dec. 1882, page 592
   [LW], 16 Dec. 1882, page 488
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - James Samuel West]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]

Tournament data

Derby 1882 (1)     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Browne, H.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1882 (6)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Rayner, Ja.     0 - 2    
Derby 1882 (2)     Nottingham - Midland Railway Institute Match    
  West, J.S. - Stevenson, A.St.J.     1 - 1    
London 1883 (6)     Vizayanagaram Tournament     7  /  25
Leeds 1884 (1)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Bilbrough, A.     1 - 0    
Leicester 1884     Leicestershire - Derbyshire County Match    
  West, J.S. - Collier, E.H.     1 - 0    
Bradford 1887 (2)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  West, J.S. - Hardman, R.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Bradford 1888 (2)     British Chess Association Amateur Championship     7.5  /  12
Leeds 1889 (1)     Sheffield - Leeds Match    
  West, J.S. - Huntsman, E.J.     0 - 1    
Cambridge 1890 (2)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     6.5  /  10
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  West, J.S. - Womersley, F.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  West, J.S. - Howard, T.R.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1896     Cheshire - Yorkshire County Match    
  West, J.S. - Powell, J.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 17 Dec. 2017