Jellett, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  94  2263 (68) 20
1865  94  2256 (71) 0
1866  103  2248 (71) 10
1867  103  2244 (81) 0
1868  107  2239 (89) 0
1869  110  2234 (96) 0
1870  110  2230 (102) 0
1871  107  2225 (107) 0
1872  117  2221 (111) 0
1873  122  2216 (115) 0
1874  121  2212 (118) 0
1875  135  2207 (121) 0
1876  137  2203 (124) 0
1877  140  2198 (126) 0
1878  149  2193 (128) 0
1879  159  2189 (130) 0
1880  176  2184 (131) 0
1881  199  2180 (133) 0
1882  221  2175 (134) 0
1883  241  2171 (134) 0
1884  253  2166 (135) 0
1885  269  2161 (135) 0
1886  271  2157 (135) 0
1887  287  2152 (135) 0
1888  281  2148 (135) 0
1889  290  2143 (134) 0
1890  314  2139 (134) 0
1891  335  2134 (133) 0
1892  345  2130 (132) 0
1893  361  2125 (130) 0
1894  373  2120 (129) 0
1895  380  2116 (127) 0
1896  376  2111 (124) 0
1897  378  2107 (122) 0
1898  394  2102 (119) 0
1899  413  2098 (116) 0
1900  426  2093 (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