Michaelis, Otho




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  168  2049 (108) 5
1861  172  2068 (106) 1
1862  159  2094 (106) 0
1863  142  2120 (105) 0
1864  139  2146 (103) 0
1865  127  2172 (101) 0
1866  125  2198 (98) 0
1867  109  2224 (94) 0
1868  91  2250 (89) 0
1869  74  2276 (83) 12
1870  70  2290 (87) 0
1871  62  2305 (91) 0
1872  61  2320 (93) 0
1873  58  2334 (94) 0
1874  53  2349 (95) 0
1875  52  2364 (94) 0
1876  48  2378 (93) 0
1877  39  2393 (91) 0
1878  39  2408 (87) 0
1879  38  2422 (83) 0
1880  39  2437 (77) 0
1881  36  2452 (69) 2
1882  30  2473 (61) 18
1883  37  2460 (64) 2
1884  38  2457 (66) 6
1885  50  2434 (74) 0
1886  57  2411 (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, 402
   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
   [RT], vol. 9, 13 Feb. 1869, page 109
   [RT], vol. 9, 29 May 1869, page 349
   [TFF], 24 Nov. 1871
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. - Smith, H.D. 1869         (f)     6   -   5
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    
Jackson 1869     Michigan State Tournament - First Class    
  Michaelis, O.E. - Swan, J.P.     1 - 0    
  Michaelis, O.E. - Smith, H.D.     1 - 0    
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: 10 Aug. 2018