Gillam, J.F.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  146  2005 (124) 3
1857  156  2014 (118) 0
1858  162  2024 (111) 3
1859  180  2031 (108) 0
1860  190  2037 (104) 1
1861  192  2051 (100) 2
1862  184  2060 (98) 0
1863  173  2069 (95) 0
1864  178  2078 (91) 3
1865  184  2070 (91) 0
1866  212  2061 (89) 3
1867  207  2054 (93) 0
1868  208  2048 (95) 0
1869  218  2041 (97) 0
1870  244  2035 (98) 0
1871  253  2029 (97) 0
1872  263  2022 (96) 0
1873  280  2016 (94) 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
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1873, page 281
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1873, page 307
   [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: 25 Jun. 2019