Meek, Alexander




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  127  1893 (117) 6
1856  155  1901 (111) 0
1857  166  1909 (104) 15
1858  169  1927 (102) 7
1859  196  1917 (108) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Meek, Alexander Beaufort  
   Also known as: Judge Meek
Born: 17 July 1814
Died: 1 Nov. 1865
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 57, 67
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 276
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 52
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 47
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 2, May 1858, page 158
   [ILN], vol. 31, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [NYC], 16 Oct. 1858
   [RT], vol. 9, 6 Feb. 1869, page 93
Web
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Judge Meek]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Meek, A.B. 1855         (c)     6   -   0
Morphy, P.C. - Meek, A.B. 1857 (1)         (c)     4   -   0
Paulsen, Ms. A. - Meek, A.B. 1857         (c)     1   -   0
Morphy, P.C. - Meek, A.B. 1857 (2)         (c)     2   -   0
Montgomery, W.W. - Meek, A.B. 1858         (c)     5   -   2
Morphy, P.C. - Meek, A.B. 1859         (c)     2   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

New York 1857 (4)     1st American Chess Congress    
  Meek, A.B. - Fuller, W.J.A.     3 - 2    
  Meek, A.B. - Morphy, P.C.     0 - 3    


Player information updated: 27 Mar. 2018