Campbell, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  20  2450 (58) 11
1857  23  2460 (51) 3
1858  23  2472 (39) 73
1859  22  2478 (47) 22
1860  25  2481 (59) 1
1861  23  2478 (67) 18
1862  24  2466 (78) 0
1863  26  2454 (87) 0
1864  27  2442 (95) 0
1865  27  2430 (102) 0
1866  35  2419 (108) 0
1867  39  2407 (113) 0
1868  42  2395 (118) 0
1869  45  2383 (122) 0
1870  48  2371 (126) 0
1871  51  2359 (129) 0
1872  53  2347 (132) 0
1873  61  2335 (135) 0
1874  68  2323 (138) 0
1875  76  2311 (140) 0
1876  78  2299 (142) 0
1877  82  2287 (144) 0
1878  90  2275 (146) 0
1879  98  2263 (148) 0
1880  112  2251 (149) 0
1881  134  2239 (150) 0
1882  161  2227 (152) 0
1883  191  2215 (153) 0
1884  208  2203 (154) 0
1885  228  2191 (155) 0
1886  243  2179 (155) 0
1887  268  2167 (156) 0
1888  273  2155 (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