Russell, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1880  327  2037 (101) 2
1881  353  2047 (95) 2
1882  348  2060 (91) 2
1883  359  2077 (88) 0
1884  359  2094 (83) 0
1885  338  2111 (77) 0
1886  318  2128 (69) 11
1887  356  2105 (74) 0
1888  383  2082 (78) 1
1889  409  2068 (82) 1
1890  437  2060 (85) 0
1891  459  2053 (88) 1
1892  511  2036 (92) 0
1893  555  2019 (94) 0
1894  590  2002 (96) 0
1895  619  1985 (97) 0
1896  630  1969 (97) 0
1897  664  1952 (96) 1
1898  687  1941 (96) 0
1899  722  1930 (95) 0
1900  744  1918 (93) 1
1901  775  1909 (90) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Russell, John  
Born: 1853
Died: 14 July 1919
 
Notes:
Gaige says died 'age 66?', so born about 1853. Di Felice gives John Russell at Glasgow 1886, but Gaige also has a James Russell who died 1898 in Glasgow, and a Joseph Walter Russell of England.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 231
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 315
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 968
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 366
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 412, 579
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 202
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 10, no. 5, May 1890, page 186
   [CML], vol. 1, no. 8, Apr. 1880, page 228
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [John Russell]
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1890]
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1899]
   McGowan, Alan.  [West of Scotland Championship]

Tournament data

Edinburgh 1880     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Robertson, A. (2)     1 - 1    
Edinburgh 1881     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Rattray, J.C.     0.5 - 1.5    
Edinburgh 1882     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Davis, F.W.     1.5 - 0.5    
Glasgow 1886     3rd Scottish Championship     9  /  11
Glasgow 1888 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1891 (2)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Kaizer, M.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1897 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Dod, A.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1900     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1901 (2)     18th Scottish Championship     2  /  7


Player information updated: 1 Feb. 2023