Michaelis, Otho




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  186  1982 (122) 5
1861  188  1996 (122) 1
1862  179  2018 (123) 0
1863  162  2040 (124) 0
1864  162  2061 (125) 0
1865  154  2083 (125) 0
1866  162  2105 (125) 0
1867  153  2127 (124) 0
1868  137  2149 (124) 0
1869  118  2171 (123) 0
1870  114  2193 (121) 0
1871  102  2215 (120) 0
1872  89  2237 (118) 0
1873  86  2258 (115) 0
1874  69  2280 (112) 0
1875  69  2302 (109) 0
1876  58  2324 (105) 0
1877  52  2346 (100) 0
1878  46  2368 (95) 0
1879  44  2390 (88) 0
1880  44  2412 (81) 0
1881  42  2433 (71) 2
1882  33  2461 (62) 18
1883  44  2451 (65) 2
1884  39  2451 (67) 6
1885  50  2428 (74) 0
1886  59  2406 (79) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Michaelis, Otho Ernst  
   Also known as: Captain Otho Michaelis; Maj. Otho Ernst Michaelis; Otto Michaelis
Born: 3 Aug. 1843
Died: 1 May 1890
 
Notes:
Hilbert gives middle name as 'Ernest'. Gaige gives it as 'Ernst'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 281
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 44
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 40
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 16, 23
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 35
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 77
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 4, July 1860, page 211
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Oct. 1860, page 312
   [ILN], vol. 40, 8 Mar. 1862, page 261
   [NYC], 3 Sep. 1859
   [NYC], 19 Nov. 1859
   [NYC], 17 May 1862
   [NYTi], vol. 9, 9 Dec. 1859, page 1
Web
   Brennen, Neil.  [Supporting Chess: The Michigan State Chess Association of 1869-1870]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Winter, Edward.  [James A. Leonard]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Michaelis, O.E. 1860         (c)     2   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a rook
Michaelis, O.E. - Kaiser, J.A. 1881         (c)     1   -   0
Michaelis, O.E. - Shipley, W.P. 1881         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Steinitz, W. - Michaelis, O.E. 1882         (c)     2   -   0

Tournament data

New York 1860 (1)     1st Free Tournament    
  Michaelis, O.E. - McLean, J.D.     0 - 1          Michaelis, O.E. gave odds of pawn and two moves
New York 1860 (4)     New York - Brooklyn Club Match    
  Michaelis, O.E. - Endall, W.     1.5 - 0.5    
New York 1861 (1)     3rd Free Tournament    
  Michaelis, O.E. - Mark, L.     1 - 0    
  Michaelis, O.E. - Barnett, J.P.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1882     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     14  /  16
Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Michaelis, O.E. - Ryan, J.S.     1 - 1    
Philadelphia 1884 (1)     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     6  /  7
Albany 1886 (1)     New York and Pennsylvania Chess Association Tournament - First Class     5  /  6
Albany 1886 (5)     New York and Pennsylvania Chess Association Tournament - Play-Offs    
  Michaelis, O.E. - Cassety, J.M.     0.5 - 2.5          Michaelis, O.E. gave odds of a knight


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016