Miller, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  153  1833 (81) 16
1856  180  1833 (83) 10
1857  195  1838 (89) 10
1858  212  1831 (98) 0
1859  242  1824 (105) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Miller, William C.  
Born:
Died:
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 229
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 70, 80, 412, 415, 538
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 39
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 103
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 20
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 240
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 1, no. 3, Mar. 1857, page 88
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 5, May 1859, page 165
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 6, June 1860, page 178
   [Era], vol. 21, no. 1077, 15 May 1859, page 14
   [GWT], 23 Aug. 1867
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 888, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [NYC], 1 Nov. 1856
   [NYC], 30 Apr. 1859
   [NYSP], 9 Apr. 1859
   [NYTr], 7 Oct. 1857
   [SoT], 23 July 1859
Web
   Sarah.  [The Returning Hero]

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

Hazeltine, M.J. - Miller, W.C. 1856         (f)     6   -   4
Morphy, P.C. - Miller, W.C. 1859         (c)     1   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

New York 1855     New York Chess Club Championship    
  Miller, W.C. - Mantin, M.     3 - 2          Mantin, M. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Miller, W.C. - Aupoix     3.5 - 2.5          Miller, W.C. gave odds of a rook
  Miller, W.C. - Mohle, A.     1.5 - 3.5          Mohle, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
New York 1857 (3)     1st American Chess Congress Minor Tournament    
  Miller, W.C. - Dodge, R.J.     3.5 - 2.5    
  Miller, W.C. - Seebach, W.     1 - 3    


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020