McConnell, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  85  2116 (108) 15
1850  87  2112 (106) 15
1851  90  2115 (107) 0
1852  85  2117 (108) 0
1853  90  2120 (108) 0
1854  91  2123 (108) 0
1855  97  2125 (107) 0
1856  112  2128 (106) 0
1857  119  2130 (104) 0
1858  122  2133 (101) 2
1859  125  2143 (103) 0
1860  127  2153 (104) 0
1861  127  2164 (105) 0
1862  114  2174 (105) 0
1863  111  2184 (104) 0
1864  110  2194 (103) 0
1865  103  2205 (101) 0
1866  103  2215 (99) 0
1867  96  2225 (95) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: McConnell, James  
   Also known as: Judge James McConnell
Born: 5 Sep. 1829
Died: 21 Nov. 1914
 
Notes:
Sarah's Paul Morphy site says 'died in 1894'. Gaige gives death date '21-11-1914'.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 39, 419
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 275
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 123
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 352
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 43
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 21
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 63, 132
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 39
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 259
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Apr. 1857, page 112
   [CW], vol. 1, Dec. 1865, page 293
   [CW], vol. 3, Nov. 1867, page 291
   [ILN], vol. 47, 2 Dec. 1865, page 547
   [TFF], 21 Sep. 1867
   [TFF], 28 Sep. 1867
Web
   Phillips, John Paul.  [The McConnell Family Notebooks, Part I]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]

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

Morphy, P.C. - McConnell, J. 1849         (c)     14   -   1
Morphy, P.C. - McConnell, J. 1850         (c)     15   -   0
Montgomery, W.W. - McConnell, J. 1858         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Mackenzie, G.H. - McConnell, J. 1867         (s)     7   -   1
McConnell, J. - Stanley, C.H. 1867         (s)     1   -   1


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017