Freeman, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  117  2106 (123) 3
1857  125  2108 (118) 0
1858  127  2111 (113) 3
1859  138  2109 (112) 0
1860  148  2107 (109) 0
1861  160  2104 (107) 0
1862  153  2102 (103) 0
1863  152  2100 (99) 0
1864  155  2098 (94) 0
1865  159  2096 (88) 0
1866  178  2093 (80) 14
1867  185  2075 (82) 4
1868  184  2076 (85) 0
1869  186  2077 (86) 0
1870  194  2078 (86) 0
1871  193  2079 (84) 4
1872  199  2088 (86) 0
1873  199  2096 (87) 3
1874  198  2100 (89) 3
1875  199  2107 (92) 0
1876  200  2113 (95) 2
1877  202  2101 (101) 0
1878  222  2090 (107) 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
   [CPQC], vol. 2, June 1871, page 281, 284
   [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 1871     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Griffith, G.     1 - 0    
Wolverhampton 1871     Wolverhampton and Stourbridge Clubs - Birmingham Club Match    
  Freeman, J. - Scott, A. (1)     1 - 2    
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: 10 Aug. 2018