Narraway, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  244  2182 (106) 5
1885  228  2200 (99) 16
1886  218  2214 (90) 0
1887  213  2229 (80) 0
1888  198  2244 (68) 7
1889  185  2257 (62) 9
1890  201  2255 (62) 0
1891  208  2252 (56) 14
1892  215  2255 (57) 11
1893  213  2261 (57) 6
1894  210  2260 (54) 24
1895  185  2278 (63) 0
1896  166  2295 (66) 0
1897  138  2313 (66) 8
1898  147  2309 (69) 10
1899  161  2299 (78) 0
1900  172  2289 (86) 0
1901  193  2279 (92) 0
1902  205  2269 (97) 0
1903  229  2259 (102) 0
1904  261  2249 (105) 0
1905  284  2239 (108) 0
1906  307  2229 (111) 0
1907  345  2219 (112) 0
1908  378  2209 (114) 0
1909  407  2200 (115) 0
1910  434  2190 (115) 0
1911  485  2180 (115) 0
1912  488  2170 (115) 0
1913  498  2160 (114) 0
1914  484  2150 (113) 0
1915  484  2140 (112) 0
1916  491  2130 (109) 0
1917  510  2120 (107) 0
1918  539  2110 (104) 0
1919  568  2100 (100) 0
1920  630  2090 (95) 0
1921  691  2080 (89) 0
1922  706  2070 (82) 0
1923  781  2060 (74) 0
1924  855  2050 (63) 15
1925  918  2025 (63) 0
1926  981  2001 (58) 12
1927  1050  1972 (57) 14
1928  1024  1957 (62) 0
1929  1015  1943 (62) 11
1930  1033  1949 (66) 0
1931  895  1955 (67) 13

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Narraway, James Ephraim  
Born: 11 June 1857
Died: 16 June 1947
 
References
Books
   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. (2) 1894         (f)     5   -   5

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: 5 Sept. 2021