Jellett, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  93  2262 (68) 20
1865  94  2254 (71) 0
1866  105  2246 (71) 10
1867  104  2242 (81) 0
1868  105  2237 (89) 0
1869  108  2232 (96) 0
1870  109  2228 (102) 0
1871  110  2223 (107) 0
1872  117  2219 (111) 0
1873  121  2214 (115) 0
1874  118  2210 (118) 0
1875  131  2205 (121) 0
1876  134  2201 (124) 0
1877  133  2196 (126) 0
1878  140  2192 (128) 0
1879  150  2187 (130) 0
1880  168  2183 (131) 0
1881  189  2178 (133) 0
1882  209  2174 (134) 0
1883  233  2169 (134) 0
1884  241  2165 (135) 0
1885  265  2160 (135) 0
1886  265  2156 (135) 0
1887  283  2151 (135) 0
1888  277  2147 (135) 0
1889  286  2142 (134) 0
1890  312  2138 (134) 0
1891  328  2133 (133) 0
1892  339  2128 (132) 0
1893  353  2124 (130) 0
1894  362  2119 (129) 0
1895  365  2115 (127) 0
1896  366  2110 (124) 0
1897  363  2106 (122) 0
1898  376  2101 (119) 0
1899  403  2097 (116) 0
1900  419  2092 (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