Kennicott, Hiram




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  145  2075 (93) 7
1858  154  2073 (95) 0
1859  172  2072 (97) 0
1860  179  2071 (98) 0
1861  184  2069 (97) 0
1862  180  2068 (97) 0
1863  177  2067 (95) 0
1864  186  2066 (92) 0
1865  190  2064 (89) 0
1866  213  2063 (84) 16
1867  215  2050 (91) 0
1868  221  2037 (97) 0
1869  238  2024 (102) 0
1870  260  2012 (107) 0
1871  277  1999 (111) 3
1872  292  1989 (115) 0
1873  315  1980 (119) 0
1874  314  1970 (123) 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