Michaelis, Otho




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  161  2054 (108) 5
1861  164  2073 (106) 1
1862  151  2099 (106) 0
1863  135  2126 (105) 0
1864  125  2152 (103) 0
1865  116  2178 (101) 0
1866  111  2204 (98) 0
1867  98  2230 (94) 0
1868  83  2256 (89) 0
1869  67  2282 (83) 12
1870  67  2296 (88) 0
1871  57  2311 (91) 0
1872  57  2325 (93) 0
1873  56  2339 (94) 0
1874  47  2354 (95) 0
1875  49  2368 (94) 0
1876  46  2382 (93) 0
1877  40  2397 (91) 0
1878  38  2411 (87) 0
1879  35  2425 (83) 0
1880  35  2440 (77) 0
1881  35  2454 (69) 2
1882  29  2474 (61) 18
1883  37  2462 (64) 2
1884  38  2459 (66) 6
1885  49  2436 (74) 0
1886  56  2413 (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
   [RT], vol. 9, 13 Feb. 1869, page 109
   [RT], vol. 9, 29 May 1869, page 349
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: 27 Mar. 2018