Montgomery, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  77  2271 (53) 21
1858  96  2231 (53) 38
1859  96  2249 (63) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Montgomery, William Watts  
   Also known as: Judge William Watts Montgomery
Born: 11 Nov. 1827
Died: 29 Jan. 1897
 
Notes:
Hilbert (Tragic Live of Leonard, p.13) gives name as W.E. Montgomery.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 56, 146, 413
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 289
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 54
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 13
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 19
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 9
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 139
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 28, 10 May 1856, page 511
   [ILN], vol. 30, 25 Apr. 1857, page 393
   [ILN], vol. 30, 13 June 1857, page 585
   [ILN], vol. 31, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
Web
   [University of Pennsylvania Record], page 4

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

Montgomery, W.W. - Perrin, F. 1857 (1)         (f)     5.5   -   4.5
Montgomery, W.W. - Perrin, F. 1857 (2)         (f)     4.5   -   3.5
Morphy, P.C. - Montgomery, W.W. 1858 (1)         (c)     4   -   0
Morphy, P.C. - Montgomery, W.W. 1858 (2)         (c)     2   -   1      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Morphy, P.C. - Montgomery, W.W. 1858 (3)         (c)     9.5   -   0.5      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Maurian, C.A. - Montgomery, W.W. 1858         (c)     3.5   -   0.5
Montgomery, W.W. - Halsey, E.W. 1858         (c)     5   -   3
Montgomery, W.W. - McConnell, J. 1858         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Montgomery, W.W. - Meek, A.B. 1858         (c)     5   -   2
Morphy, P.C. - Montgomery, W.W. 1859         (c)     2.5   -   2.5      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

New York 1857 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Montgomery, W.W. - Mead, C.D.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Montgomery, W.W. - Loyd, T.     1 - 0    
  Montgomery, W.W. - Fiske, D.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 14 Nov. 2015