Mortimer, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1863  83  2258 (83) 1
1864  79  2277 (72) 11
1865  76  2278 (69) 9
1866  75  2273 (71) 0
1867  77  2268 (70) 10
1868  77  2266 (78) 0
1869  74  2265 (83) 0
1870  81  2264 (88) 0
1871  78  2263 (91) 0
1872  80  2261 (94) 0
1873  82  2260 (95) 0
1874  88  2259 (96) 0
1875  88  2257 (95) 0
1876  85  2256 (94) 0
1877  85  2255 (92) 0
1878  85  2253 (89) 0
1879  94  2252 (85) 0
1880  102  2251 (79) 0
1881  117  2250 (72) 0
1882  125  2248 (62) 0
1883  142  2247 (48) 30
1884  151  2250 (48) 0
1885  160  2253 (40) 21
1886  149  2262 (35) 45
1887  167  2248 (39) 9
1888  139  2287 (33) 51
1889  150  2288 (38) 15
1890  122  2309 (35) 32
1891  134  2306 (38) 19
1892  153  2282 (42) 11
1893  156  2281 (45) 1
1894  153  2284 (36) 74
1895  190  2248 (45) 0
1896  223  2212 (42) 25
1897  237  2193 (52) 0
1898  266  2175 (54) 2
1899  294  2160 (53) 0
1900  306  2145 (45) 22
1901  321  2142 (41) 17
1902  351  2124 (37) 39
1903  344  2135 (37) 20
1904  353  2143 (34) 59
1905  391  2122 (45) 5
1906  403  2121 (46) 0
1907  406  2121 (37) 45
1908  393  2135 (39) 19
1909  461  2093 (41) 17
1910  490  2067 (44) 17
1911  531  2031 (51) 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
   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
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 (3)     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: 16 Jul. 2017