Campbell, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  19  2452 (58) 11
1857  21  2461 (52) 3
1858  23  2474 (40) 73
1859  21  2479 (47) 22
1860  24  2482 (59) 1
1861  24  2479 (67) 18
1862  25  2467 (78) 0
1863  25  2455 (87) 0
1864  25  2443 (95) 0
1865  27  2431 (102) 0
1866  34  2419 (108) 0
1867  38  2407 (113) 0
1868  41  2395 (118) 0
1869  43  2384 (122) 0
1870  47  2372 (126) 0
1871  50  2360 (129) 0
1872  51  2348 (132) 0
1873  60  2336 (135) 0
1874  65  2324 (138) 0
1875  70  2312 (140) 0
1876  73  2300 (142) 0
1877  78  2288 (144) 0
1878  84  2276 (146) 0
1879  93  2264 (148) 0
1880  109  2252 (149) 0
1881  130  2240 (150) 0
1882  156  2228 (152) 0
1883  184  2216 (153) 0
1884  199  2204 (154) 0
1885  220  2192 (155) 0
1886  236  2180 (155) 0
1887  263  2168 (156) 0
1888  268  2156 (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