Whiteman, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  124  2161 (110) 8
1861  119  2188 (111) 0
1862  100  2216 (110) 0
1863  87  2243 (109) 0
1864  78  2271 (108) 0
1865  62  2298 (106) 0
1866  53  2325 (104) 0
1867  47  2353 (100) 0
1868  39  2380 (96) 0
1869  33  2408 (91) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Whiteman, James G.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Brennen gives 'James Whitman' in a game against Jellett in Philadelphia in 1864. I am guessing that this is James G. Whiteman. This may also be the 'Whitman' given by van Winsen on p.23 of his James Mason in America.
 
References
Books
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 99
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 98
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 9
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 60, 319
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 27
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. III, page 102
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 86
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 44, 20 Feb. 1864, page 195
Web
   Brennen, Neil.  [The Champion of the North: James Jellett's Adventures in American Chess]

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

Whiteman, J.G. - Elson, J. 1869         (f)     8.5   -   2.5

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1860     1st Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament    
  Whiteman, J.G. - Houston, H.B.     3 - 0    
  Whiteman, J.G. - Patterson, J.     3 - 1    
  Whiteman, J.G. - Walker, W.L.     1 - 3    


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016