Fitch, J.H.A.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  427  2041 (63) 16
1887  436  2040 (65) 2
1888  414  2050 (65) 0
1889  400  2060 (62) 2
1890  385  2077 (56) 5
1891  394  2082 (50) 24
1892  445  2062 (59) 2
1893  465  2054 (65) 3
1894  473  2063 (71) 0
1895  463  2072 (75) 0
1896  448  2080 (77) 3
1897  453  2076 (82) 0
1898  468  2071 (85) 0
1899  500  2066 (87) 0
1900  505  2061 (88) 0
1901  524  2057 (87) 0
1902  539  2052 (86) 0
1903  544  2047 (83) 0
1904  575  2043 (78) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Fitch, J.H.A.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Di Felice gives the name of the player at the New York Chess Club Tournament of 1886 as 'Fitch, Charles Lewis', but Hilbert and Lahde (p.88) mention a player named J.H. Fitch as a member of the Manhattan Chess Club in 1890. My guess is that these are the same player and that Di Felice has misidentified a player listed by last name only, though I could be wrong. The Brooklyn Daily Standard-Union of 24 Feb. 1894 gives the player in the New York State Chess Association general tournament of 1894 as 'A. Fitch', so which Fitch is which is not clear. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of 23 Feb. 1890 and the Columbia Chess Chronicle of 7 Mar. 1889 give 'J.H.A. Fitch'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 102
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 88, 98
   Rogers, New York State Chess Association, page 22, 51
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 50, no. 53, 23 Feb. 1890, page 16

Tournament data

New York 1885 (3)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Cohn, W.D.     0 - 1    
New York 1885 (4)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Cohn, W.D.     0 - 1    
New York 1886 (2)     New York Chess Club Tournament     6  /  16
New York 1887 (1)     10th New York State Championship    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Stork, A.     1 - 0    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Angresius, C.F.     0 - 1    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Lorino, P.     1 - 0    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Andres, R.     0 - 1    
New York 1889 (1)     11th New York State Championship    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Hohenstein, A.     1 - 0    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
New York 1890 (2)     12th New York State Championship    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Rogers, H.J.     0 - 1    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Rosenfeld, H. (1)     1 - 0    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Proeshold, F.     1 - 0    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Yeaton, F.H.     1 - 0    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Clapp, A.C.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Hopcroft, W.N.     1 - 0    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Baird, D.G.     0 - 1    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Hodges, A.B.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     9  /  28
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Eccles, C.W.     0 - 1    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Ascher, J.G.     0 - 1    
New York 1893 (2)     New York State Chess Association Free-for-all Tournament    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Livingston, J.     1 - 0    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Broughton, L.D.     0 - 1    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Wilcox, B.F.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (6)     Manhattan Team Match    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Sweeny, J.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (14)     Manhattan - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Fitch, J.H.A. - Lipschutz, F.     0 - 1    
New York 1896 (1)     18th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - General Tournament     2  /  3
New York 1904 (1)     Manhattan Club Championship     3  /  11


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021