Morgan, Mordecai




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  164  2245 (74) 2
1885  148  2271 (61) 4
1886  141  2278 (47) 22
1887  144  2282 (44) 18
1888  108  2327 (39) 36
1889  119  2309 (38) 41
1890  135  2299 (41) 14
1891  121  2325 (42) 13
1892  97  2359 (39) 24
1893  92  2365 (38) 32
1894  78  2382 (39) 42
1895  74  2382 (44) 7
1896  54  2425 (44) 23
1897  66  2397 (50) 2
1898  77  2374 (50) 7
1899  84  2368 (48) 5
1900  84  2367 (44) 18
1901  76  2385 (48) 15
1902  62  2402 (58) 0
1903  52  2419 (63) 0
1904  47  2436 (64) 0
1905  42  2453 (61) 11
1906  53  2433 (65) 8
1907  62  2408 (76) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Morgan, Mordecai  
Born: 30 Dec. 1862
Died: 21 Sep. 1931
 
Notes:
Gaige (Chess Personalia) says he was alive in 1932. However, Hilbert (Essays in American Chess History, p.314) has confirmed that he died on 21 Sept. 1931.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 312
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 290
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 304
   Hilbert, Napier, page 4
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 32, 48
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 16
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 182
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 125
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Mordecai Morgan: Mystery Man Of Correspondence Chess]

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

Walbrodt, C.A. - Morgan, M. 1893         (c)     1   -   0
Pillsbury, H.N. - Morgan, M. 1893         (c)     1   -   0
Albin, A. - Morgan, M. 1895         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1884 (2)     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match    
  Morgan, M. - Matthews, A.W.     0.5 - 1.5    
Wilmington 1885     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match (1)    
  Morgan, M. - Bacon, W.     1 - 1    
Philadelphia 1885 (1)     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match (2)    
  Morgan, M. - Ferris, W.J.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1885 (2)     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match (3)    
  Morgan, M. - Ferris, W.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1885 (3)     Junior Club - 26th Ward Club Match    
  Morgan, M. - Thurwanger, F.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1886 (2)     1st Franklin Chess Club Championship     13.5  /  22      odds player in pawn and move class
Philadelphia 1887 (3)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     12  /  18
Philadelphia 1888 (1)     3rd Franklin Chess Club Championship     7.5  /  13
Philadelphia 1888 (2)     Junior Club - Columbia Club Match (1)    
  Morgan, M. - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1888 (3)     Junior Club - Columbia Club Match (2)    
  Morgan, M. - Devide, C.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1888 (4)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     18.5  /  23
Philadelphia 1889 (1)     4th Franklin Chess Club Championship     11.5  /  23
Philadelphia 1889 (2)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     16.5  /  20
Philadelphia 1890 (1)     5th Franklin Chess Club Championship     5.5  /  14
Philadelphia 1891 (1)     6th Franklin Chess Club Championship    
  Morgan, M. - Frost, C.W.     1 - 0    
  Morgan, M. - Voigt, H.G.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1891 (2)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     8  /  12
Philadelphia 1892 (1)     7th Franklin Chess Club Championship     7  /  10
Philadelphia 1892 (2)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     12  /  16
Philadelphia 1893 (1)     8th Franklin Chess Club Championship     11  /  18
Philadelphia 1893 (2)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     11  /  14
Philadelphia 1894 (1)     Franklin Chess Club Knock-Out Tournament    
  Morgan, M. - Stout, G.H.     1 - 0    
  Morgan, M. - Young, J.W. (1)     0 - 1    
  Morgan, M. - Shipley, W.P.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1894 (3)     9th Franklin Chess Club Championship     20  /  24
Philadelphia 1894 (5)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     11  /  14
  Morgan, M. - Young, J.W. (1)     1 - 0    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Morgan, M. - Vorrath, A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1895 (2)     10th Franklin Chess Club Championship     1.5  /  4
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Morgan, M. - de Visser, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1896 (3)     11th Franklin Chess Club Championship     12.5  /  13
Philadelphia 1896 (5)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     7.5  /  9
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Morgan, M. - Simonson, G.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1897 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Club Match    
  Morgan, M. - Hallett, G.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1898 (1)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     5  /  8
Philadelphia 1899 (1)     14th Junior Chess Club Championship     6.5  /  9
Philadelphia 1899 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Morgan, M. - Davidson, H. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1900     15th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8.5  /  18
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Morgan, M. - Hanham, J.M.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1901 (5)     16th Franklin Chess Club Championship     10  /  14
Philadelphia 1905 (2)     20th Franklin Chess Club Championship     10  /  11
Philadelphia 1906     21st Franklin Chess Club Championship     8  /  10
London, England and New York 1907     9th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Morgan, M. - Richmond, G.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 28 May 2016