Murphy, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  76  2241 (82) 10
1856  87  2238 (88) 0
1857  94  2236 (93) 0
1858  97  2234 (96) 0
1859  102  2232 (99) 0
1860  106  2230 (101) 0
1861  107  2228 (103) 0
1862  101  2226 (104) 0
1863  97  2224 (104) 0
1864  97  2222 (103) 0
1865  97  2220 (102) 0
1866  100  2217 (100) 0
1867  107  2215 (98) 0
1868  103  2213 (94) 0
1869  101  2211 (90) 5
1870  116  2192 (95) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Murphy, Joseph B.  
   Also known as: Dr. Murphy
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Is the 'S.B. Murphy' at the Yorkshire meeting of 1852 (Chess Player's Chronicle, 1852, p.343) an error for 'J.B. Murphy'?
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 965
   Gillam, London, 1868/9, page 4
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 4
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 288, 325
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 2, June 1854, page 171
   [CPM], vol. 2, July 1864, page 218
   [CPM], vol. 3, Feb. 1867, page 52
   [CPM], vol. 3, Apr. 1867, page 120
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 254
   [Era], vol. 16, 17 Sep. 1854, page 7
   [Era], vol. 17, 8 Oct. 1854, page 6
   [Era], vol. 23, 17 Feb. 1861, page 5
   [Era], vol. 26, 31 July 1864, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 53, 28 Nov. 1868, page 531
   [ILN], vol. 57, 6 Aug. 1870, page 155
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1870, page 54, 57

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

Lowenthal, J.J. - Murphy, J.B. 1855         (f)     5.5   -   4.5      Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves

Tournament data

London 1869 (1)     London Handicap Tournament (British Chess Association?)    
  Murphy, J.B. - Green, V.     1 - 0    
  Murphy, J.B. - Chinnery, W.M.     1 - 0    
  Murphy, J.B. - Wisker, J.     0 - 1          Wisker, J. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1869 (2)     Glowworm Prize Tournament    
  Murphy, J.B. - Wisker, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
London 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Murphy, J.B. - Frankenstein, E.N.     0.5 - 1.5    


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017