Mortimer, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1863  108  2225 (82) 1
1864  101  2243 (72) 11
1865  104  2241 (68) 9
1866  115  2231 (69) 0
1867  119  2221 (67) 10
1868  128  2203 (72) 0
1869  135  2185 (75) 10
1870  136  2188 (81) 0
1871  126  2191 (85) 0
1872  133  2194 (88) 0
1873  133  2196 (90) 0
1874  130  2199 (91) 0
1875  134  2202 (91) 0
1876  129  2205 (89) 0
1877  125  2207 (87) 0
1878  125  2210 (83) 0
1879  129  2213 (78) 0
1880  138  2216 (72) 0
1881  150  2218 (62) 6
1882  152  2230 (57) 0
1883  162  2242 (46) 30
1884  164  2249 (47) 0
1885  167  2255 (39) 21
1886  154  2266 (35) 45
1887  173  2252 (39) 9
1888  143  2291 (33) 51
1889  155  2291 (37) 15
1890  128  2313 (35) 32
1891  136  2310 (38) 19
1892  164  2285 (42) 11
1893  166  2285 (44) 1
1894  162  2289 (35) 74
1895  205  2253 (45) 0
1896  239  2217 (42) 25
1897  252  2199 (51) 0
1898  277  2181 (54) 2
1899  310  2168 (53) 0
1900  333  2154 (44) 22
1901  347  2150 (41) 17
1902  388  2132 (36) 39
1903  378  2143 (37) 20
1904  402  2151 (33) 59
1905  430  2129 (44) 5
1906  442  2130 (46) 0
1907  452  2130 (37) 45
1908  443  2143 (38) 19
1909  534  2100 (40) 17
1910  575  2074 (43) 17
1911  668  2037 (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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 231, 578
   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
Barnes, A.P. - Mortimer, J. 1881         (c)     3   -   3
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: 5 May 2020