Lewis, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  79  2299 (84) 1
1860  68  2320 (76) 15
1861  64  2328 (78) 6

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lewis, Samuel  
   Also known as: Dr. Samuel Lewis
Born: 16 Nov. 1813
Died: 15 Nov. 1890
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 56, 361, 538
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 248
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 108, 324
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 91, 121
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 6, 68
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 26
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Oct. 1857, page 310
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Mar. 1859, page 100
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Dec. 1859, page 385
   [Era], vol. 19, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [ILN], vol. 31, 5 Sep. 1857, page 250
   [ILN], vol. 31, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [NR], vol. 4, Mar. 1863, page 87
   [NYC], 16 Jan. 1864
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [A Tale of One City], page 2
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sarah.  [The Returning Hero]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Lewis, S. 1859         (c)     1   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Montgomery, H.P. - Lewis, S. 1860         (f)     2.5   -   3.5      Montgomery, H.P. gave odds of the exchange
Leonard, J.A. - Lewis, S. 1861         (c)     3.5   -   2.5

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1860     1st Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament    
  Lewis, S. - Ash, M.     3 - 0          Lewis, S. gave odds of a knight
  Lewis, S. - Duffee, H.B.     3 - 2          Lewis, S. gave odds of pawn and move
  Lewis, S. - Stern, S.     1 - 3          Lewis, S. gave odds of pawn and move


Player information updated: 31 Jul. 2016