Gillam, J.F.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  137  2011 (125) 3
1857  145  2021 (119) 0
1858  149  2031 (113) 3
1859  159  2035 (109) 0
1860  170  2040 (105) 1
1861  173  2050 (101) 2
1862  167  2057 (99) 0
1863  159  2063 (96) 0
1864  161  2069 (92) 3
1865  169  2060 (91) 0
1866  195  2051 (90) 3
1867  192  2045 (93) 0
1868  189  2039 (96) 0
1869  196  2033 (97) 0
1870  214  2026 (98) 0
1871  216  2020 (98) 0
1872  225  2014 (97) 0
1873  248  2008 (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, England 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, England 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, England 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, England 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