Freeman, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  111  2134 (126) 3
1857  118  2138 (121) 0
1858  121  2141 (117) 3
1859  128  2142 (115) 0
1860  131  2143 (113) 0
1861  136  2143 (111) 0
1862  128  2144 (108) 0
1863  124  2145 (105) 0
1864  129  2145 (100) 0
1865  133  2146 (95) 0
1866  147  2147 (89) 14
1867  145  2143 (93) 4
1868  140  2144 (96) 0
1869  141  2146 (98) 0
1870  144  2147 (99) 0
1871  135  2148 (99) 0
1872  140  2149 (98) 0
1873  147  2150 (97) 3
1874  152  2147 (97) 3
1875  155  2151 (99) 0
1876  156  2155 (101) 2
1877  162  2143 (106) 0
1878  171  2131 (112) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Freeman, James  
   Also known as: Dr. James Freeman
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Lawson, and Sarah's Morphy website, have 'Dr. Jabez Freeman'. Fiske and Harding have 'Dr. James Freeman', as does Staunton in the Illustrated London News (26 Apr. 1856, p.443).
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 1, 7, 39, 40
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 519
   Harding, Doctoral thesis, page 156
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 119, 358
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 85, 99
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 1, Apr. 1853, page 117
   [CPC], vol. 1, May 1853, page 154
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1855, page 257
   [CPC], vol. 4, Aug. 1856, page 248
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 2, Nov. 1866, page 329
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 May 1867, page 156
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 1, 18 July 1868, page 85, 90
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Nov. 1868, page 117
   [CW], vol. 3, Apr. 1867, page 67
   [Era], vol. 17, 3 Dec. 1854, page 5
   [Era], vol. 19, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [Era], vol. 23, 25 Nov. 1860, page 6
   [ILN], vol. 28, 26 Apr. 1856, page 443
   [ILN], vol. 28, 24 May 1856, page 574
   [ILN], vol. 29, 19 July 1856, page 76
   [ILN], vol. 33, 3 July 1858, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 62, 14 June 1873, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 68, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263
   [ILN], vol. 68, 6 May 1876, page 455
Web
   Sarah.  [The Birmingham Meeting]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Tournament data

Birmingham 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Fanning     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1858 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Gillam, J.F.     2 - 1    
Worcester, England 1866     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Lewis, G.F.     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Harrison, C.     0.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1866 (2)     Birmingham Club Tournament    
  Freeman, J. - Balden, S.     4 - 0    
  Freeman, J. - Hill, H.S.     4 - 1    
Birmingham 1867     Birmingham - Stourbridge and Wolverhampton Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Eagles, H.     1 - 3    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Anthony, E.     1.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1874 (1)     Birmingham - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Young, H.H.     1 - 2    
Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Coker, J.     1.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham (?) 1878     Dudley and Stourbridge - Birmingham Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Pitchford, J.T.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017