Fuller, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  165  1774 (126) 3
1857  176  1781 (123) 7
1858  185  1774 (126) 0
1859  216  1767 (128) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Fuller, William James Appleton  
Born: 8 Apr. 1822
Died: 11 Mar. 1889
 
Notes:
Name given as 'W.I. Fuller' in the Illustrated London News of 12 June 1858 (p.594).
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 67, 412
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 129
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 9
   Hindle, Mystery of Edward Pindar, page 8
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 50
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 26
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 32, 12 June 1858, page 594
Web
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sarah.  [Saint Amant]
   Sarah.  [William James Appleton Fuller]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4408. A nineteenth century scandal]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Fuller, W.J.A. 1857         (c)     2   -   0
Morphy, P.C. - Fuller, W.J.A. 1859         (c)     4   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a rook

Tournament data

New York 1856     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Fuller, W.J.A. - Perrin, F.     0 - 3    
New York 1857 (4)     1st American Chess Congress    
  Fuller, W.J.A. - Meek, A.B.     2 - 3    


Player information updated: 6 Feb. 2016