Sinclair, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  137  2060 (115) 6
1856  151  2048 (117) 2
1857  161  2038 (119) 0
1858  178  2028 (121) 0
1859  201  2018 (122) 0
1860  219  2008 (122) 1
1861  230  2003 (124) 0
1862  230  1998 (126) 0
1863  229  1993 (127) 0
1864  243  1987 (128) 0
1865  261  1982 (128) 0
1866  294  1977 (128) 0
1867  280  1972 (128) 0
1868  296  1966 (128) 0
1869  307  1961 (128) 0
1870  340  1956 (127) 0
1871  375  1951 (126) 0
1872  393  1946 (125) 0
1873  406  1940 (123) 0
1874  439  1935 (121) 0
1875  468  1930 (119) 2
1876  446  1928 (116) 1
1877  419  1930 (115) 1
1878  414  1935 (116) 2
1879  420  1926 (120) 0
1880  461  1917 (123) 0
1881  533  1907 (126) 0
1882  572  1898 (129) 0
1883  645  1889 (132) 1
1884  720  1882 (135) 0
1885  704  1875 (138) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Sinclair, John  
   Also known as: Dr. John Sinclair; Nemo
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Liverpool Mercury of 29 Mar. 1860 (p.3) lists his name as 'St. Clair'.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5
   Edgar, Liverpool Chess Club, page 68, 77, 78
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 59, 153, 969
   Hindle, Mystery of Edward Pindar, page 26
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1854, page 121
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 3, June 1874, page 93
   [Era], vol. 20, no. 1021, 18 Apr. 1858, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1811, 9 May 1874, page 451
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2008, 22 Dec. 1877, page 606
   [LiM], vol. 47, no. 3018, 7 Aug. 1857, page 12
   [LiM], vol. 50, no. 3783, 29 Mar. 1860, page 3
   [WP], vol. 8, no. 9, 1 Jan. 1876, page 166
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']

Tournament data

Liverpool 1855     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Fisher, A.G.     2 - 1    
Manchester 1855 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Bode, C.H.     1 - 1    
  Sinclair, J. - King, S.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1856     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Cluley, W.     1 - 1    
Manchester and Liverpool 1860     Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Pindar, E.D.     0 - 1    
Liverpool 1875     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Schlesinger (1)     1.5 - 0.5    
Manchester or Liverpool (?) 1876     Manchester Athenaeum - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Heap, H. (2)     0 - 1    
Liverpool 1877 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Giltay, K.M.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1878     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Fish, J.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1883     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Bantock, W.     0 - 1    
Liverpool 1885     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Sinclair, J. - Fish, J.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2023