Fiske, Daniel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  72  2293 (84) 11
1858  77  2283 (91) 0
1859  86  2274 (96) 0
1860  89  2264 (100) 0
1861  95  2254 (103) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Fiske, Daniel Willard  
Born: 11 Nov. 1831
Died: 17 Sep. 1904
 
Notes:
Hillyer says sources differ as to birth year, 1831 or 1833. Gilberg and Sarah's Morphy website give 1833. Gaige gives birthdate 11-11-1831.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 70, 413
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 120
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 39
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 118
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 11, 39, 42
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 19, 73
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 117
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 48
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 7
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 139
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 95, 247
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Dec. 1858, page 382
   [ILN], vol. 30, 25 Apr. 1857, page 393
   [ILN], vol. 30, 13 June 1857, page 585
   [ILN], vol. 31, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [NYC], 30 Nov. 1867
Web
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [Daniel Willard Fiske]
   Sarah.  [Daniel Willard Fiske]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Fiske, D.W. 1857         (c)     3   -   0

Tournament data

New York 1857 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Fiske, D.W. - Marache, N.     1 - 0    
  Fiske, D.W. - Perrin, F.     1 - 0    
  Fiske, D.W. - Montgomery, W.W.     1 - 0    
New York 1857 (4)     1st American Chess Congress    
  Fiske, D.W. - Marache, N.     2 - 3    
New York 1861 (1)     3rd Free Tournament    
  Fiske, D.W. - Brenzinger, F.E.     1 - 0    
  Fiske, D.W. - Richardson, W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017