Rimington Wilson, James


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1862  172  2024 (144) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Rimington Wilson, James Wilson  
   Also known as: James Wilson Rimington
Born: 1 July 1822
Died: 25 Nov. 1877
 
Notes:
According to Steve Mann, although born as 'James Wilson Rimington', he legally changed his surname to 'Rimington Wilson' without a hyphen. The Illustrated London News of 15 July 1871 (p.43) has 'I.W. Rimington Wilson'. Löwenthal's book of the 1862 London Congress has 'G.W.R. Wilson'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 354
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page 173, 323
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 140, 172
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 18
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, July 1862, page 199
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 110
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [Era], vol. 24, 6 July 1862, page 5
   [Era], vol. 25, 24 May 1863, page 5
   [Era], vol. 26, 31 July 1864, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 59, 15 July 1871, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 59, 9 Dec. 1871, page 555
   [ILN], vol. 71, 8 Dec. 1877, page 558
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The World's Greatest Chess Library]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1863: WYCA 8th Annual Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1866: NYDCA, 2nd Redcar Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - James Wilson Rimington Wilson]

Tournament data

London 1862 (4)     Handicap Tournament (5th British Chess Association?)    
  Rimington Wilson, J.W. - Heathcote, J.M.     2 - 0          Rimington Wilson, J.W. gave odds of the move
  Rimington Wilson, J.W. - Solomons, S.     1 - 2    


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017