Kennicott, Hiram




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  145  2073 (93) 7
1858  154  2071 (95) 0
1859  173  2070 (97) 0
1860  181  2069 (98) 0
1861  187  2067 (97) 0
1862  181  2066 (97) 0
1863  178  2065 (95) 0
1864  186  2063 (92) 0
1865  190  2062 (89) 0
1866  215  2061 (84) 16
1867  217  2048 (91) 0
1868  223  2035 (97) 0
1869  240  2022 (102) 0
1870  262  2009 (107) 0
1871  279  1997 (111) 3
1872  294  1987 (115) 0
1873  316  1978 (119) 0
1874  313  1968 (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