Michaelis, Otho




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  170  2047 (108) 5
1861  174  2066 (106) 1
1862  161  2092 (106) 0
1863  143  2118 (105) 0
1864  140  2144 (103) 0
1865  128  2170 (101) 0
1866  123  2196 (98) 0
1867  109  2223 (94) 0
1868  90  2249 (89) 0
1869  73  2275 (83) 12
1870  69  2289 (87) 0
1871  63  2304 (91) 0
1872  62  2319 (93) 0
1873  59  2333 (94) 0
1874  54  2348 (95) 0
1875  52  2363 (94) 0
1876  47  2377 (93) 0
1877  39  2392 (91) 0
1878  38  2407 (87) 0
1879  37  2422 (83) 0
1880  40  2436 (77) 0
1881  36  2451 (69) 2
1882  30  2472 (61) 18
1883  37  2460 (64) 2
1884  38  2457 (66) 6
1885  48  2434 (74) 0
1886  59  2410 (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