Alexandre, Aaron




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1818  2349 (158) 3
1819  2351 (157) 0
1820  2353 (156) 0
1821  2355 (155) 0
1822  2356 (154) 0
1823  2358 (153) 0
1824  2360 (151) 0
1825  2362 (150) 0
1826  2363 (148) 0
1827  2365 (146) 0
1828  2367 (144) 0
1829  10  2369 (142) 0
1830  12  2370 (140) 0
1831  12  2372 (137) 0
1832  12  2374 (134) 0
1833  13  2376 (131) 0
1834  13  2378 (128) 0
1835  13  2379 (124) 0
1836  12  2381 (120) 0
1837  13  2383 (116) 0
1838  13  2385 (111) 3
1839  18  2362 (111) 0
1840  19  2340 (111) 25
1841  22  2320 (111) 0
1842  30  2301 (110) 0
1843  38  2281 (109) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Alexandre, Aaron  
Born: 17 Nov. 1773
Died: 16 Nov. 1850
 
Notes:
Cornil and La Grande Storia degli Scacchi give year of birth as 1765; Gaige, Hooper and Whyld, Harding, and Sarah's Chess Journal website give year of birth as 1766. Staunton said he was 75 in Dec. 1844 (Chess Player's Chronicle, 1844, vol.5, p.397), which would imply that he was born in 1769 (or Dec. 1768). Staunton says in his obituary for Alexandre in the Dec. 1850 issue of the Chess Player's Chronicle (p.384) that Alexandre had reached the age of 'fourscore years' (80). The obituary in La Régence (1851, vol.3, p.4) says that he was born around 1765 or 1768. Townsend (p.109) gives evidence that he was born 17 Nov. 1773. However, he also gives evidence (p.131) that his burial record (buried 20 Nov. 1850) gives his age as 84, which is consistent with birth about 1766.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 18, 241
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 438
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 6
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 327
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 38
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 8
   Murray, History of Chess, page 877
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 35, 68
   Standage, The Turk, page 206
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 109, 131
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton, page 9, 10
   Walker, Chess Studies, page vi
Periodicals
   [BLL], 28 June 1835, page 2
   [BLL], 8 Mar. 1840, page 4
   [BLL], 24 July 1842, page 3
   [BLL], 12 Nov. 1843, page 2
   [BLL], 5 Jan. 1851, page 8
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Jan. 1857, page 28
   [CPC], vol. 5, Dec. 1844, page 397
   [CPC], vol. 11, Dec. 1850, page 384
   [ILN], vol. 17, 23 Nov. 1850, page 407
   [NR], vol. 5, Jan. 1864, page 3
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Mar. 1836, page 14
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Dec. 1841, page 10
   [Pal], vol. 5, 15 Jan. 1845, page 30
   [Pal], vol. 5, 15 Mar. 1845, page 133
   [Pal], vol. 6, 15 Jan. 1846, page 18
   [Phil], vol. 1, Feb. 1838, page 120
   [Reg], vol. 1, Sep. 1849, page 266
   [Reg], vol. 2, Dec. 1850, page 354, 363
   [Reg], vol. 3, Jan. 1851, page 3
   [RiS], vol. 1, Aug. 1859, page 119
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The London-Vienna Correspondence Match (Part 1)], page 2
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 2nd meeting of the YCA]
   Metzner, Paul.  [Philidor and the Café de la Régence Chess Masters]
   Sarah.  [John Jacob Löwenthal]
   Sarah.  [State of Chess in 1838]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Simpson's Divan]

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

Alexandre, A. - Weyle 1818         (c)     2   -   1
Alexandre, A. - Staunton, H. 1838         (s)     2   -   1
Alexandre, A. - Samuel (2) 1839         (s)     2   -   0
Alexandre, A. - Noyes, F. 1840         (f)     16   -   9
Bledow, L.E. - Alexandre, A. 1843         (c)     4   -   0
von der Lasa, T. - Alexandre, A. 1843         (c)     2   -   0
Alexandre, A. - Witholm, A. 1843         (c)     1   -   1
Alexandre, A. - Silberschmidt, H.H. 1843         (c)     0.5   -   0.5


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017