Rynd, Porterfield




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  179  2085 (164) 5
1869  175  2103 (161) 0
1870  171  2122 (158) 8
1871  162  2135 (154) 0
1872  152  2148 (151) 0
1873  152  2161 (147) 0
1874  145  2175 (143) 0
1875  138  2188 (139) 0
1876  125  2201 (134) 0
1877  109  2214 (129) 0
1878  104  2228 (124) 0
1879  101  2241 (118) 0
1880  102  2254 (111) 0
1881  106  2267 (104) 0
1882  111  2281 (96) 0
1883  111  2294 (87) 0
1884  107  2307 (77) 0
1885  110  2320 (64) 10
1886  109  2328 (55) 9
1887  91  2358 (53) 6
1888  90  2358 (53) 19
1889  107  2326 (61) 0
1890  140  2294 (65) 0
1891  172  2262 (65) 0
1892  208  2230 (62) 9
1893  248  2194 (62) 10
1894  285  2156 (67) 0
1895  329  2119 (70) 6
1896  347  2102 (79) 0
1897  362  2084 (87) 0
1898  387  2067 (94) 0
1899  408  2050 (99) 0
1900  422  2033 (104) 0
1901  462  2015 (108) 0
1902  493  1998 (111) 0
1903  505  1981 (114) 0
1904  556  1964 (116) 0
1905  607  1946 (118) 0
1906  626  1929 (120) 0
1907  659  1912 (121) 0
1908  659  1895 (122) 0
1909  713  1877 (123) 0
1910  710  1860 (123) 0
1911  711  1843 (123) 0
1912  669  1826 (122) 0
1913  636  1808 (122) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Rynd, James Alexander Porterfield  
   Also known as: A. Rynd
Born: 6 Apr. 1846
Died: 17 Mar. 1917
 
Notes:
Gaige says born '1855?' but David McAlister cites notice of death 17-03-1917 'in his 71st year', so born 18-03-1846 to 17-03-1847? Harding gives birth date as 6-04-1846.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 968
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 367
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 14
   Saint James' Chess Club, Chess Match by Electric Telegraph, page 8
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 198
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 185
   [CPM], vol. 1, Sep. 1865, page 283
   [Era], vol. 27, 18 June 1865, page 14
   [Era], vol. 28, 1 Oct. 1865, page 6
   [Era], vol. 33, 30 Oct. 1870, page 2
   [ILN], vol. 47, 7 Oct. 1865, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 57, 29 Oct. 1870, page 458
   [WP], vol. 3, 1 Nov. 1870, page 106
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The Last Homecoming of Mars], page 6
   McAlister, David.  [History of the Early Irish Championships]
   McAlister, David and Forster, Richard.  [Porterfield Rynd 1846-1917]
   Sericano, C.  [Dublino 1885]

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

Rynd, J.A.P. - Cranwell, T.S. 1870         (f)     7   -   1      Rynd, J.A.P. gave odds of a knight
Rynd, J.A.P. - Burn, A. 1887         (c)     3   -   1
Mason, Ja. - Rynd, J.A.P. 1888         (f)     2.5   -   2.5
Rynd, J.A.P. - Morphy, J. 1888         (f)     9   -   2      Rynd, J.A.P. gave odds of pawn and move
Rynd, J.A.P. - Harvey, E.L. 1893         (f)     6   -   4
O'Hanlon, J.J. - Rynd, J.A.P. 1913         (f)     3   -   0

Tournament data

Dublin 1868     First Cordner Cup Tournament    
  Rynd, J.A.P. - Barry, G.F.     1.5 - 3.5    
Dublin 1885     1st Irish Chess Association Congress     8.5  /  10
Nottingham 1886 (6)     Counties Chess Association - International Masters' Tournament     1.5  /  9
Liverpool 1887 (2)     Liverpool Club - Irish Chess Association Match    
  Rynd, J.A.P. - Burn, A.     0 - 2    
London 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Rynd, J.A.P. - Puller, C.G.     1 - 0    
London 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Rynd, J.A.P. - Gattie, W.M.     0 - 1    
Dublin 1888     Dublin City - Phoenix Club Match    
  Rynd, J.A.P. - Soffe, G.D.     1 - 0    
Dublin 1892     Irish Championship     7.5  /  9
Llandudno 1895 (1)     3rd Craigside Tournament     1  /  6


Player information updated: 16 May 2018