Narraway, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  208  2216 (101) 5
1885  194  2230 (94) 16
1886  191  2236 (87) 0
1887  189  2242 (78) 0
1888  189  2248 (67) 7
1889  179  2256 (61) 9
1890  199  2250 (61) 0
1891  208  2244 (55) 14
1892  211  2246 (56) 11
1893  199  2251 (55) 6
1894  203  2250 (52) 24
1895  180  2267 (58) 9
1896  162  2283 (63) 0
1897  136  2299 (64) 8
1898  149  2295 (67) 10
1899  166  2285 (77) 0
1900  176  2276 (85) 0
1901  197  2267 (92) 0
1902  215  2258 (97) 0
1903  241  2249 (101) 0
1904  270  2240 (105) 0
1905  286  2231 (108) 0
1906  313  2222 (110) 0
1907  345  2212 (112) 0
1908  373  2203 (113) 0
1909  411  2194 (114) 0
1910  416  2185 (115) 0
1911  472  2176 (115) 0
1912  476  2167 (115) 0
1913  491  2158 (114) 0
1914  477  2148 (113) 0
1915  472  2139 (111) 0
1916  493  2130 (109) 0
1917  511  2121 (106) 0
1918  545  2112 (103) 0
1919  573  2103 (99) 0
1920  637  2094 (94) 0
1921  690  2085 (89) 0
1922  729  2075 (82) 0
1923  816  2066 (73) 0
1924  879  2057 (62) 15
1925  971  2034 (62) 0
1926  1078  2010 (56) 12
1927  1182  1982 (56) 14
1928  1194  1969 (61) 0
1929  1225  1956 (60) 11
1930  1244  1963 (65) 0
1931  1271  1970 (66) 13

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Narraway, James Ephraim  
Born: 11 June 1857
Died: 16 June 1947
 
References
Books
   Davies, Samuel Lipschütz, page 304
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 332
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 298
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 270
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 87
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 11, 12, 127
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 187
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 10
Periodicals
   [TG], vol. 53, no. 14778, 1 July 1897, page 8
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Timeline]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Closed]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: James Narraway]
   Hilbert, John S.  [A Century Ago in Correspondence Chess]
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

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

Narraway, J.E. - Fisher, G.F. 1884         (f)     3   -   2
Narraway, J.E. - Stubbs, C.F. 1885         (f)     7   -   4      Narraway, J.E. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Narraway, J.E. - Fisher, G.F. 1885         (f)     3.5   -   1.5
Narraway, J.E. - Fish, J. 1894         (f)     5   -   5
Narraway, J.E. - Fish, J. 1895         (f)     6   -   3

Tournament data

Quebec and Montreal 1888     15th Canadian Championship     4  /  5
  Narraway, J.E. - Pope, E.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Narraway, J.E. - MacLeod, N.M.     0 - 1    
Montreal 1889     16th Canadian Championship     6  /  8
  Narraway, J.E. - Fleming, R.P.     0 - 1    
Montreal 1891     18th Canadian Championship     8.5  /  14
Toronto 1892     19th Canadian Championship Tournament     10.5  /  13
Quebec 1893 (1)     20th Canadian Championship     10  /  12
Montreal 1894     21st Canadian Championship     8.5  /  14
Orillia 1897 (1)     22nd Canadian Championship Tournament     7  /  8
Toronto 1898     23rd Canadian Championship Tournament - First Class     8  /  10
Hamilton, Ontario 1924     32nd Canadian Championship     9  /  15
Montreal 1926 (2)     33rd Canadian Championship     5.5  /  12
Toronto 1927     34th Canadian Championship     4.5  /  14
Montreal 1929 (2)     35th Canadian Championship     4.5  /  11
Hamilton, Ontario 1931     36th Canadian Championship     5  /  13


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2022