Jellett, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  94  2265 (68) 20
1865  94  2257 (71) 0
1866  102  2250 (71) 10
1867  101  2245 (81) 0
1868  105  2241 (89) 0
1869  108  2236 (96) 0
1870  109  2232 (102) 0
1871  105  2227 (107) 0
1872  116  2223 (111) 0
1873  121  2218 (115) 0
1874  119  2213 (118) 0
1875  135  2209 (121) 0
1876  136  2204 (124) 0
1877  140  2200 (126) 0
1878  147  2195 (128) 0
1879  158  2191 (130) 0
1880  173  2186 (131) 0
1881  194  2182 (133) 0
1882  210  2177 (134) 0
1883  232  2173 (134) 0
1884  244  2168 (135) 0
1885  264  2164 (135) 0
1886  265  2159 (135) 0
1887  282  2155 (135) 0
1888  277  2150 (135) 0
1889  286  2146 (134) 0
1890  310  2141 (134) 0
1891  327  2137 (133) 0
1892  344  2132 (132) 0
1893  355  2128 (130) 0
1894  362  2123 (129) 0
1895  367  2119 (127) 0
1896  365  2114 (124) 0
1897  367  2109 (122) 0
1898  382  2105 (119) 0
1899  406  2100 (116) 0
1900  422  2096 (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