Campbell, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  20  2449 (58) 11
1857  23  2458 (51) 3
1858  23  2471 (39) 73
1859  22  2476 (47) 22
1860  25  2480 (59) 1
1861  23  2477 (67) 18
1862  24  2465 (78) 0
1863  26  2453 (87) 0
1864  27  2441 (95) 0
1865  27  2429 (102) 0
1866  35  2417 (108) 0
1867  39  2405 (113) 0
1868  42  2393 (118) 0
1869  45  2381 (122) 0
1870  48  2369 (126) 0
1871  50  2358 (129) 0
1872  52  2346 (132) 0
1873  60  2334 (135) 0
1874  67  2322 (138) 0
1875  73  2310 (140) 0
1876  77  2298 (142) 0
1877  81  2286 (144) 0
1878  88  2274 (146) 0
1879  97  2262 (148) 0
1880  112  2250 (149) 0
1881  134  2238 (150) 0
1882  161  2226 (152) 0
1883  191  2214 (153) 0
1884  207  2202 (154) 0
1885  227  2190 (155) 0
1886  242  2178 (155) 0
1887  268  2166 (156) 0
1888  273  2154 (156) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Campbell, Joseph Graham  
   Also known as: J.G.C.
Born: May 1830
Died: 2 Jan. 1891
 
Notes:
Gaige, Hooper and Whyld, Winter and La Grande Storia degli Scacchi give name as 'Joseph Graham Campbell'. Winter indicates that MacDonnell gave his name incorrectly as 'James G. Campbell'. Sergeant also gives the latter. Staunton (The Chess Tournament, p.lix; Chess Player's Chronicle, 1851, p.282) has a J. Campbell of Paris as a subscriber of the Great Tournament of 1851, but that could be John Campbell? Winter notes that the Chess Monthly gave date of death as 02-01-1891. Sergeant says that his date of death 'is variously given as' 31-12-1890 and 01-01-1891. Walker in Bell's Life in London (28 Mar. 1868, p.12) has 'H.G. Campbell' playing in 1855, but this must be an error for J.G. Campbell.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 43
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 62
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 47, 298, 535
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 55
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 66
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 199
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 150
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 94, 105, 115, 214
Periodicals
   [BLL], 28 Mar. 1868, page 12
   [CPC], vol. 3, Feb. 1855, page 74
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1856, page 155
   [CPC], vol. 4, June 1856, page 203
   [CW], vol. 4, Nov. 1868, page 287
   [Era], vol. 23, 11 Aug. 1861, page 12
   [ILN], vol. 53, 19 Sep. 1868, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 54, 23 Feb. 1869, page 99
Web
   Sarah.  [Random Clippings]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5048. A nineteenth-century figure]
   [Dictionary of Irish Biography]

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

Campbell, Jos.G. - Kenny, C. 1856         (f)     7.5   -   3.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1857         (f)     1.5   -   1.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Kenny, C. 1858 (1)         (f)     7   -   4
Campbell, Jos.G. - Kenny, C. 1858 (2)         (f)     11.5   -   7.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Zytogorski, A. 1858         (f)     3   -   2
Campbell, Jos.G. - Barnes, T.W. 1858         (f)     8   -   7
de Riviere, J.A. - Campbell, Jos.G. 1859         (c)     1   -   0
Campbell, Jos.G. - Wormald, R.B. 1859         (f)     11.5   -   9.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Wormald, R.B. 1860         (f)     1   -   0
Campbell, Jos.G. - Mayall, M.J. 1861         (c)     13.5   -   2.5
Anderssen (offhand) - Campbell, Jos.G. 1861         (c)     0.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

London, England 1858     Philidorian Chess Rooms Pools     13  /  23
London, England 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Campbell, Jos.G. - Ranken, C.E.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020