Wilson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  74  2292 (77) 13
1857  83  2266 (84) 0
1858  94  2240 (89) 0
1859  108  2214 (93) 0
1860  114  2189 (96) 0
1861  129  2163 (99) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Wilson, James  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am tentatively identifing the player named 'Wilson' at the Ries' Divan Tournament in 1856 as the James Wilson who was involved with the St. James Club in the early 1860s.
 
References
Books
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1856, page 141
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1861, page 225
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [Era], vol. 23, 12 May 1861, page 5
   [Era], vol. 23, 2 June 1861, page 16
   [Era], vol. 24, 15 Dec. 1861, page 5

Tournament data

London 1856 (2)     Ries' Divan Handicap Tournament    
  Wilson, Ja. - Green, V.     3.5 - 1.5          Green, V. gave odds of pawn and move
  Wilson, Ja. - Lowe, E.     3 - 0          Lowe, E. gave odds of pawn and move
  Wilson, Ja. - Solomons, S.     3 - 2    
London 1861 (2)     St. James's Club Handicap Tournament    
  Wilson, Ja. - Puller, A.G.     1 - 2          Wilson, Ja. gave odds of pawn and move


Player information updated: 29 Aug. 2015