Galbreath, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1877  136  2208 (113) 15
1878  127  2222 (106) 7
1879  138  2211 (112) 0
1880  165  2199 (116) 0
1881  195  2188 (120) 0
1882  217  2177 (124) 0
1883  252  2166 (127) 0
1884  281  2155 (130) 0
1885  304  2144 (133) 0
1886  312  2133 (136) 0
1887  331  2122 (138) 0
1888  344  2111 (140) 0
1889  355  2100 (142) 0
1890  386  2089 (143) 0
1891  415  2078 (145) 0
1892  455  2067 (146) 0
1893  481  2055 (147) 0
1894  513  2044 (148) 0
1895  538  2033 (149) 0
1896  545  2022 (150) 0
1897  569  2011 (151) 0
1898  609  2000 (151) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Galbreath, John Albert  
   Also known as: John Albert Galbreath, Jr.
Born: 6 Oct. 1846
Died: 3 July 1920
 
Notes:
Staunton has 'J.A. Galbraith' in the Illustrated London News (13 Jan. 1872, p.51), as does Turf, Field and Farm of 22 Dec. 1871, and the Era of 21 Jan. 1872 (p.14).
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 131
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 89, 120
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 224
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 132
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 53, 59
Periodicals
   [Alb], 11 June 1870
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 299, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [DCJ], vol. 4, no. 28, June 1872, page 70
   [DCJ], vol. 4, no. 29, July 1872, page 110
   [DCJ], vol. 5, no. 35, Jan. 1873, page 30
   [Era], vol. 32, no. 1658, 3 July 1870, page 6
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1739, 21 Jan. 1872, page 14
   [HWT], 13 Dec. 1873
   [ILN], vol. 60, no. 1688, 13 Jan. 1872, page 51
   [NODP], 26 Aug. 1877
   [NYC], 25 June 1870
   [NYC], 30 July 1870
   [NYC], 11 Mar. 1871
   [NYC], 1 Apr. 1871
   [NYC], 22 Apr. 1871
   [NYS], 26 Feb. 1893
   [PDEB], 10 June 1870
   [SLGD], 19 Dec. 1875
   [SoT], 18 June 1870
   [SoT], 11 Nov. 1871
   [SoT], 23 Dec. 1871
   [TFF], 27 May 1870
   [TFF], 10 June 1870
   [TFF], 2 June 1871
   [TFF], 22 Dec. 1871
Web
   Sarah.  [John Albert Galbreath, Jr.]

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

Galbreath, J.A. - DeLap, E.G. 1877         (f)     11   -   4
Judd, Max - Galbreath, J.A. 1878         (f)     5   -   2

Tournament data

London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Galbreath, J.A. - Trenchard, H.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022