Gillam, J.F.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  136  2008 (125) 3
1857  144  2018 (119) 0
1858  148  2027 (113) 3
1859  160  2032 (109) 0
1860  170  2036 (105) 1
1861  172  2047 (101) 2
1862  166  2053 (99) 0
1863  158  2059 (96) 0
1864  160  2065 (92) 3
1865  172  2056 (91) 0
1866  192  2047 (90) 3
1867  191  2041 (93) 0
1868  189  2035 (96) 0
1869  193  2029 (97) 0
1870  209  2023 (98) 0
1871  216  2016 (98) 0
1872  223  2010 (97) 0
1873  247  2004 (95) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gillam, J.F.  
   Also known as: Lieutenant-Colonel Gillam
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Was 'Lieutentant-Colonel Gillam' the same as the 'Major Gillum' who subscribed to the international tournament of 1851 (CPC 1851, v.12, p.94, 282)? Löwenthal has 'J.P. Gillam' as secretary of the Worcester club in 1856 (Era 23 Nov. 1856, p.14). The Chess Player's Chronicle of July 1862 (p.199) has 'F.G. Gillam'.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 7, 40
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page 323, xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 2
Periodicals
   [BLL], 15 July 1855, page 5
   [CPC], vol. 12, Mar. 1851, page 94
   [CPC], vol. 12, Sep. 1851, page 282
   [CPC], vol. 1, May 1853, page 153
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1855, page 257, 260, 261
   [CPC], vol. 4, July 1856, page 213
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1859, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPC], vol. 4, July 1862, page 199
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 110
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [Era], vol. 19, 23 Nov. 1856, page 14
   [Era], vol. 19, 9 Aug. 1857, page 5
   [Era], vol. 24, 6 July 1862, page 5
   [Era], vol. 26, 8 May 1864, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 27, 7 July 1855, page 23
   [ILN], vol. 27, 14 July 1855, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 28, 24 May 1856, page 574
   [ILN], vol. 33, 4 Sep. 1858, page 229
   [ILN], vol. 44, 23 Apr. 1864, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 62, 10 May 1873, page 451
   [ILN], vol. 62, 14 June 1873, page 571

Tournament data

Birmingham 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Blyth, E.V.     0 - 3    
Worcester 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Peters (1)     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1858 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Freeman, J.     1 - 2    
Worcester 1860     Worcester Club Tournament    
  Gillam, J.F. - Fanning     0 - 1    
Bristol 1861 (2)     4th British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Gillam, J.F. - Stoate, R.T.     1 - 0          Gillam, J.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Gillam, J.F. - Langley, R.F.     0 - 1    
Worcester 1864     Worcester Club - Worcestershire County Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Yarranton, T.C.     2.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Halford, J.     1.5 - 1.5    
Worcester 1873     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Ryder, J.F.     1 - 1    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Gillam, J.F. - Best, T.F.     1 - 2    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017