Kennicott, Hiram




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  141  2081 (93) 7
1858  145  2080 (95) 0
1859  163  2079 (97) 0
1860  174  2078 (98) 0
1861  178  2077 (98) 0
1862  174  2077 (97) 0
1863  167  2076 (95) 0
1864  177  2075 (93) 0
1865  178  2074 (89) 0
1866  199  2073 (85) 16
1867  197  2062 (93) 0
1868  204  2051 (99) 0
1869  215  2040 (105) 0
1870  241  2029 (110) 0
1871  250  2018 (115) 0
1872  263  2007 (119) 0
1873  286  1996 (123) 0
1874  288  1985 (126) 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
   [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

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: 15 Jan. 2020