Bannerjee, Moheschunder




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  47  2327 (102) 6
1850  37  2372 (97) 25
1851  42  2376 (100) 11
1852  37  2386 (101) 0
1853  37  2395 (102) 0
1854  33  2405 (102) 0
1855  29  2415 (101) 0
1856  24  2424 (100) 0
1857  26  2434 (98) 15

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bannerjee, Moheschunder  
   Also known as: Moheschunder Bonnerjee; The Brahmin; Mahesh Chandra Banerji
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Hooper and Whyld say 'born perhaps between 1780 and 1800' and 'lived into the second half of the 19th century.' The author of the letter that appeared in the Oct. 1850 issue of the Chess Player's Chronicle (pp.318-319) says 'I fancy his age must now be fifty or more...', which suggests a birthdate a little before 1800.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 39
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 262
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 68
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 11, Oct. 1850, page 318
   [CPM], vol. 1, Nov. 1865, page 331
   [ILN], vol. 17, 12 Oct. 1850, page 295
   [ILN], vol. 22, 5 Mar. 1853, page 187
   [ILN], vol. 26, 7 Apr. 1855, page 323
   [Reg], vol. 3, Feb. 1851, page 41
   [ST], 23 Oct. 1859, page supp.4
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [A History of the City of London Chess Magazine (Part 1)]
   Sarah.  [The Cochranes]
   Sarah.  [John Cochrane]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

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

Cochrane, J. - Bannerjee, M. 1849         (c)     6   -   0
Cochrane, J. - Bannerjee, M. 1850         (f)     14.5   -   10.5
Bannerjee, M. - Mookerjee, P. 1851         (f)     7   -   4
Bannerjee, M. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1857         (c)     10   -   5


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016