Kennicott, Hiram




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  141  2073 (93) 7
1858  149  2072 (95) 0
1859  166  2071 (97) 0
1860  174  2070 (98) 0
1861  181  2068 (97) 0
1862  178  2067 (97) 0
1863  176  2066 (95) 0
1864  185  2065 (92) 0
1865  189  2064 (89) 0
1866  210  2063 (84) 16
1867  211  2050 (91) 0
1868  219  2037 (97) 0
1869  234  2025 (103) 0
1870  259  2012 (107) 0
1871  275  1999 (111) 3
1872  288  1990 (116) 0
1873  309  1980 (120) 0
1874  306  1971 (124) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Kennicott, Hiram Martin Langdon  
Born: 1 Mar. 1810
Died: 22 Jan. 1880
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 39, 56, 67, 538
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 209
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 89
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 58
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Mar. 1858, page 83
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Feb. 1859, page 72
   [DDG], 21 Jan. 1959
   [Era], vol. 34, 21 Jan. 1872, page 14
   [Harp], 19 Feb. 1859
   [ILN], vol. 31, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [ILN], vol. 60, 13 Jan. 1872, page 51
   [NYTi], 7 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 7 Oct. 1857
   [RT], vol. 9, 26 June 1869, page 411
   [SoT], 23 Dec. 1871
   [TFF], 22 Dec. 1871
Web
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [Hiram Kennicott]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Morphy, P.C. - Kennicott, H.M.L. 1857         (c)     1   -   0
Brown, T.M. - Kennicott, H.M.L. 1866         (c)     13   -   3
Mackenzie, G.H. - Kennicott, H.M.L. 1871         (f)     3   -   0

Tournament data

New York 1857 (4)     1st American Chess Congress    
  Kennicott, H.M.L. - Raphael, B.I.     2.5 - 3.5    
Chicago 1874     3rd American Chess Congress     0  /  4


Player information updated: 5 May 2020