Mortimer, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1863  98  2235 (82) 1
1864  91  2253 (72) 11
1865  90  2251 (68) 9
1866  95  2241 (69) 0
1867  101  2231 (67) 10
1868  112  2213 (72) 0
1869  121  2194 (75) 10
1870  122  2197 (81) 0
1871  117  2201 (86) 0
1872  117  2204 (89) 0
1873  117  2208 (92) 0
1874  111  2211 (93) 0
1875  116  2215 (93) 0
1876  113  2218 (92) 0
1877  105  2222 (91) 0
1878  106  2225 (88) 0
1879  106  2229 (84) 0
1880  115  2232 (79) 0
1881  127  2236 (72) 0
1882  135  2239 (62) 0
1883  148  2243 (48) 30
1884  157  2247 (48) 0
1885  164  2252 (40) 21
1886  150  2262 (35) 45
1887  167  2248 (39) 9
1888  136  2287 (33) 51
1889  147  2288 (37) 15
1890  120  2310 (35) 32
1891  134  2307 (38) 19
1892  154  2282 (42) 11
1893  157  2280 (45) 1
1894  155  2284 (36) 74
1895  192  2248 (45) 0
1896  226  2212 (42) 25
1897  244  2194 (52) 0
1898  271  2175 (54) 2
1899  301  2160 (53) 0
1900  319  2145 (45) 22
1901  337  2143 (41) 17
1902  370  2125 (36) 39
1903  360  2136 (37) 20
1904  378  2144 (33) 59
1905  409  2122 (45) 5
1906  416  2122 (46) 0
1907  427  2122 (37) 45
1908  413  2135 (38) 19
1909  492  2092 (41) 17
1910  526  2066 (43) 17
1911  585  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, Hirschfled 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 1883 (5)     London Tournament     5  /  30
London 1885 (6)     British Chess Association - Ruskin Prize Tournament     5  /  6
London 1885 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     6  /  15
London 1886 (5)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tourney     4  /  12
London 1886 (8)     British Chess Club Triangular Tournament     17  /  33
London 1887 (4)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     0  /  9
London 1888 (3)     Simpson's Divan Handicap Tournament     7.5  /  14
London 1888 (4)     British Chess Club Handicap     6.5  /  14
Bradford 1888 (1)     British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     5.5  /  16
London 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     3  /  10
London 1890 (3)     British Chess Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Miniati, N.T.     0 - 1    
London 1890 (4)     Simpson's Divan Handicap     5.5  /  12
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     8.5  /  19
London 1891 (2)     British Chess Club - City of London Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Zangwill, L.     0 - 1    
London 1891 (7)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Winter     4  /  9
London 1891 (8)     Simpson's Divan Level Tourney - Summer     5.5  /  9
London 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 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Smith, S.F.     0 - 1    
London 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Cole, H.H.     0 - 1    
London 1896 (6)     Simpson's Divan Tournament     4  /  11
London 1898 (1)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Mortimer, J. - Gattie, W.M.     1 - 0    
London 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 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 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 1904 (5)     Metropolitan Club Rice Gambit Tournament     3.5  /  17
London 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 1907 (2)     17th City of London Club Championship     4  /  17
London 1908     18th City of London Club Championship     10  /  19
London 1909     19th City of London Club Championship     5  /  17
London 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     6  /  17
London 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     2.5  /  16


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018