Meek, Alexander




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  124  1892 (117) 6
1856  148  1900 (111) 0
1857  160  1908 (104) 15
1858  165  1926 (102) 7
1859  192  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
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: 14 Nov. 2015