Michaelis, Otho




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  163  2053 (108) 5
1861  166  2072 (106) 1
1862  151  2098 (106) 0
1863  139  2124 (105) 0
1864  130  2150 (103) 0
1865  121  2176 (101) 0
1866  118  2201 (98) 0
1867  105  2227 (94) 0
1868  87  2253 (89) 0
1869  66  2279 (83) 12
1870  66  2294 (88) 0
1871  58  2308 (91) 0
1872  57  2323 (93) 0
1873  58  2337 (94) 0
1874  50  2352 (95) 0
1875  51  2366 (94) 0
1876  46  2381 (93) 0
1877  40  2395 (91) 0
1878  38  2410 (87) 0
1879  36  2424 (83) 0
1880  35  2439 (77) 0
1881  35  2453 (69) 2
1882  30  2474 (61) 18
1883  37  2462 (64) 2
1884  38  2459 (66) 6
1885  49  2436 (74) 0
1886  56  2412 (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