Jellett, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  94  2257 (68) 20
1865  97  2247 (71) 0
1866  110  2238 (71) 10
1867  107  2234 (81) 0
1868  108  2229 (89) 0
1869  112  2225 (96) 0
1870  119  2221 (102) 0
1871  116  2216 (107) 0
1872  120  2212 (111) 0
1873  125  2208 (115) 0
1874  124  2203 (119) 0
1875  137  2199 (121) 0
1876  144  2195 (124) 0
1877  141  2190 (126) 0
1878  144  2186 (128) 0
1879  153  2182 (130) 0
1880  171  2177 (132) 0
1881  191  2173 (133) 0
1882  209  2169 (134) 0
1883  233  2164 (134) 0
1884  245  2160 (135) 0
1885  265  2156 (135) 0
1886  268  2151 (135) 0
1887  284  2147 (135) 0
1888  278  2143 (135) 0
1889  285  2138 (135) 0
1890  314  2134 (134) 0
1891  326  2129 (133) 0
1892  338  2125 (132) 0
1893  349  2121 (130) 0
1894  356  2116 (129) 0
1895  354  2112 (127) 0
1896  358  2108 (124) 0
1897  361  2103 (122) 0
1898  377  2099 (119) 0
1899  400  2095 (116) 0
1900  414  2090 (112) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Jellett, James I.  
Born: 5 Nov. 1842
Died: 22 Apr. 1914
 
Notes:
Brennen gives death date as 12-04-1914. Gaige gives death date as 22-04-1914. Hilbert gives 'J.J. Jellett', as does Reichhelm on p.56, but not in the index, p.155. The Philadelphia Daily Evening Bulletin of 5 Mar. 1864 also has 'J.J. Jellett'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 194
   Hilbert, Napier, page 4, 104
   Moran, World Chess Championship I, page 112
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 10, 59
Periodicals
   [NYC], 10 Dec. 1864
   [PDEB], 5 Mar. 1864
   [PDEB], 7 June 1867
   [Sph], vol. 2, 15 Dec. 1866, page 232
Web
   Brennen, Neil.  [The Champion of the North: James Jellett's Adventures in American Chess]

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

Jellett, J.I. - Montgomery, H.C. 1864         (f)     6.5   -   3.5
Reichhelm, G.C. - Jellett, J.I. 1866         (f)     5   -   5      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1864     Philadelphia Club Handicap     9  /  11      odds player in pawn and two moves class
Excelsior 1900     1st Western Chess Association Tournament (1st USA Open)     3  /  5


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020