Freeman, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  121  2107 (123) 3
1857  128  2109 (118) 0
1858  133  2112 (113) 3
1859  151  2110 (112) 0
1860  162  2108 (109) 0
1861  169  2106 (107) 0
1862  161  2103 (103) 0
1863  160  2101 (99) 0
1864  165  2099 (94) 0
1865  173  2097 (88) 0
1866  189  2095 (80) 14
1867  197  2076 (82) 4
1868  195  2077 (85) 0
1869  202  2078 (86) 0
1870  208  2079 (86) 0
1871  204  2080 (84) 4
1872  215  2089 (86) 0
1873  210  2098 (87) 3
1874  205  2102 (89) 3
1875  213  2109 (92) 0
1876  220  2115 (95) 2
1877  220  2104 (101) 0
1878  239  2092 (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