King, Adelmour




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  120  1981 (99) 5
1856  142  1982 (97) 6
1857  152  1971 (103) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: King, Adelmour W.  
Born: 1818
Died: 17 May 1872
 
Notes:
Hillyer's index gives 'Dr. King', but neither of the quotations from Frère's Handbook he gives say 'Dr.', and Fiske gives 'Mr. A.W. King'. According to Gaige he was born between 18-05-1818 and 17-05-1819.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 412, 413
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 213
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 19, 209
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 86
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 157
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 42, 139
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. II, page 11, 43
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. III, page 26, 81
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 22, 80
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Jan. 1857, page 31
   [NYC], 31 May 1856
   [NYC], 1 Oct. 1859

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

Morphy, P.C. - King, A.W. 1857         (c)     2   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

New York 1855     New York Chess Club Championship    
  King, A.W. - Anderson, C.E.     2 - 3    
New York 1856     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  King, A.W. - Anderson, C.E.     2.5 - 3.5    


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016