Wilson, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  74  2291 (77) 13
1857  85  2265 (84) 0
1858  93  2239 (89) 0
1859  108  2213 (93) 0
1860  113  2187 (96) 0
1861  129  2161 (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