McConnell, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1849  98  2050 (121) 15
1850  100  2042 (119) 15
1851  101  2038 (121) 0
1852  91  2034 (123) 0
1853  99  2030 (125) 0
1854  100  2025 (126) 0
1855  113  2021 (126) 0
1856  131  2017 (127) 0
1857  143  2013 (127) 0
1858  149  2008 (127) 2

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
   [ILN], vol. 47, 2 Dec. 1865, page 547
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


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016