Whiteman, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  123  2171 (110) 8
1861  119  2199 (110) 0
1862  102  2227 (110) 0
1863  85  2255 (109) 0
1864  77  2283 (108) 0
1865  63  2311 (106) 0
1866  50  2339 (103) 0
1867  47  2368 (100) 0
1868  35  2396 (96) 0
1869  28  2424 (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
   [Era], vol. 30, 31 May 1868, page 6
   [ILN], vol. 44, 20 Feb. 1864, page 195
   [NYC], 18 July 1868
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: 21 Sept. 2017