Narraway, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  255  2171 (106) 5
1885  240  2188 (98) 16
1886  222  2202 (90) 0
1887  215  2217 (80) 0
1888  207  2231 (67) 7
1889  195  2244 (62) 9
1890  211  2242 (61) 0
1891  216  2239 (55) 14
1892  219  2243 (56) 11
1893  213  2250 (55) 6
1894  209  2250 (52) 24
1895  184  2268 (58) 9
1896  169  2284 (63) 0
1897  137  2301 (64) 8
1898  151  2296 (68) 10
1899  168  2286 (77) 0
1900  181  2276 (85) 0
1901  205  2267 (92) 0
1902  219  2257 (97) 0
1903  245  2248 (101) 0
1904  276  2238 (105) 0
1905  300  2228 (108) 0
1906  322  2219 (110) 0
1907  354  2209 (112) 0
1908  378  2200 (113) 0
1909  415  2190 (114) 0
1910  437  2181 (115) 0
1911  490  2171 (115) 0
1912  486  2161 (115) 0
1913  498  2152 (114) 0
1914  483  2142 (113) 0
1915  480  2133 (111) 0
1916  492  2123 (109) 0
1917  508  2114 (107) 0
1918  539  2104 (103) 0
1919  565  2094 (100) 0
1920  628  2085 (95) 0
1921  695  2075 (89) 0
1922  710  2066 (82) 0
1923  787  2056 (74) 0
1924  862  2047 (63) 15
1925  926  2022 (63) 0
1926  993  1998 (57) 12
1927  1065  1969 (57) 14
1928  1051  1955 (62) 0
1929  1054  1942 (62) 11
1930  1071  1948 (66) 0
1931  986  1955 (67) 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 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 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 1931     36th Canadian Championship     5  /  13


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2022