Mortimer, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1863  99  2232 (82) 1
1864  92  2250 (72) 11
1865  89  2248 (68) 9
1866  97  2239 (69) 0
1867  103  2229 (67) 10
1868  116  2210 (72) 0
1869  125  2192 (75) 10
1870  126  2195 (81) 0
1871  120  2199 (86) 0
1872  121  2202 (89) 0
1873  119  2206 (92) 0
1874  113  2209 (93) 0
1875  119  2213 (93) 0
1876  116  2217 (92) 0
1877  106  2220 (91) 0
1878  108  2224 (88) 0
1879  109  2227 (84) 0
1880  117  2231 (79) 0
1881  130  2235 (72) 0
1882  138  2238 (62) 0
1883  152  2242 (48) 30
1884  162  2246 (48) 0
1885  168  2251 (40) 21
1886  152  2261 (35) 45
1887  168  2247 (39) 9
1888  139  2286 (33) 51
1889  150  2286 (37) 15
1890  123  2308 (35) 32
1891  135  2305 (38) 19
1892  155  2280 (42) 11
1893  159  2279 (45) 1
1894  157  2282 (36) 74
1895  192  2247 (45) 0
1896  225  2211 (42) 25
1897  245  2193 (52) 0
1898  274  2174 (54) 2
1899  303  2160 (53) 0
1900  321  2145 (45) 22
1901  338  2142 (41) 17
1902  371  2124 (36) 39
1903  361  2136 (37) 20
1904  378  2144 (33) 59
1905  409  2122 (45) 5
1906  417  2122 (46) 0
1907  428  2122 (37) 45
1908  414  2134 (38) 19
1909  493  2092 (41) 17
1910  528  2065 (43) 17
1911  588  2029 (50) 16

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mortimer, James  
Born: 22 Apr. 1833
Died: 24 Feb. 1911
 
Notes:
Golombek has birth date 02-04-1833. Gaige has birth date 22-04-1833. Hilbert reports an alterate birth date of 22-04-1832 given in the British Chess Magazine of 1905, but thinks Gaige probably correct. Sergeant also gives 22-04-1832.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 312
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 89
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 324, 965
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 291
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 205
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 105
   Hilbert, Napier, page 132
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 92
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 218
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 264
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 315, 374
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 154, 255
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 183
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 87
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 218
Periodicals
   [NR], vol. 3, Jan. 1862, page 8
   [PF], vol. 1, Apr. 1865, page 355
Web
   Sarah.  [Monte Carlo 1902 - The Players]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [James Mortimer]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4879. Census information]

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

Rosenthal, S. - Mortimer, J. 1864         (f)     7   -   4
Rosenthal, S. - Mortimer, J. 1865         (f)     5   -   2
Rosenthal, S. - Mortimer, J. 1867         (f)     7.5   -   2.5
Neumann, G.R.L. - Mortimer, J. 1869 (1)         (f)     5   -   0
Neumann, G.R.L. - Mortimer, J. 1869 (2)         (f)     5   -   0
Mortimer, J. - Hunter, A. 1888         (f)     5   -   3
Gunsberg, I.A. - Mortimer, J. 1889         (f)     4.5   -   0.5
Albin, A. - Mortimer, J. 1894         (c)     54   -   20
Trenchard, H.W. - Mortimer, J. 1896         (f)     7.5   -   4.5
Jones, Ed.O. - Mortimer, J. 1901         (f)     7.5   -   4.5
Marshall, F.J. - Mortimer, J. 1903         (f)     4   -   0
Leonhardt, P.S. - Mortimer, J. 1904         (f)     6.5   -   1.5
Marshall, F.J. - Mortimer, J. 1905         (f)     4   -   0

Tournament data

Paris 1863     Café de la Régence Grand Tournoi    
  Mortimer, J. - Guibert, A.M.     0 - 1    
Paris 1865     Grand tournoi de la Régence    
  Mortimer, J. - Duclos, E.P.     1 - 0          Mortimer, J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Mortimer, J. - Rosenthal, S.     0 - 1    
London, England 1883 (5)     London Tournament     5  /  30
London, England 1885 (6)     British Chess Association - Ruskin Prize Tournament     5  /  6
London, England 1885 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     6  /  15
London, England 1886 (5)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tourney     4  /  12
London, England 1886 (8)     British Chess Club Triangular Tournament     17  /  33
London, England 1887 (4)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     0  /  9
London, England 1888 (3)     Simpson's Divan Handicap Tournament     7.5  /  14
London, England 1888 (4)     British Chess Club Handicap     6.5  /  14
Bradford 1888 (1)     British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     5.5  /  16
London, England 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     3  /  10
London, England 1890 (3)     British Chess Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Miniati, N.T.     0 - 1    
London, England 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     5.5  /  12
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     8.5  /  19
London, England 1891 (2)     British Chess Club - City of London Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Zangwill, L.     0 - 1    
London, England 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Winter     4  /  9
London, England 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     5.5  /  9
London, England 1892 (4)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     3.5  /  11
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Bilbrough, A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Smith, S.F.     0 - 1    
London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Cole, H.H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1896 (6)     Simpson's Divan Tournament     4  /  11
London, England 1898 (1)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Gattie, W.M.     1 - 0    
London, England 1898 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Ballard, W.R.     0 - 1    
Paris 1900     Paris International Tournament     3  /  18
London, England 1900 (2)     Simpson's Divan Tourney     0.5  /  4
Folkestone 1901 (1)     3nd Kent County Chess Association Tournament - Section I     2  /  5
Monte Carlo 1902     Monte Carlo International Tournament     1  /  19
Tunbridge Wells 1902     4th Kent County Chess Association Tournament     4  /  9
Norwich, Norfolk 1902     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     2.5  /  11
Canterbury, Kent 1903     5th Kent County Chess Association Tournament     4  /  8
Plymouth 1903 (2)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class I, Section B     4.5  /  8
Brighton 1904     Brighton Tournament     5  /  8
London, England 1904 (4)     City of London Club Tournament     4  /  16
Hastings 1904 (1)     London League - Three Unions Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Brown, Fred     0 - 1    
Hastings 1904 (5)     1st British Chess Federation Tournament - 1st Class Amateur Section B     3.5  /  9
London, England 1904 (5)     Metropolitan Club Rice Gambit Tournament     3.5  /  17
London, England 1905 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Hamond, F.E.     0 - 1    
Ostend 1907 (3)     Ostend Master Tournament     5  /  28
London, England 1907 (2)     17th City of London Club Championship     4  /  17
London, England 1908     18th City of London Club Championship     10  /  19
London, England 1909     19th City of London Club Championship     5  /  17
London, England 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     6  /  17
London, England 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     2.5  /  16


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018