Rynd, Porterfield




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  197  2087 (164) 5
1869  193  2106 (161) 0
1870  191  2124 (158) 8
1871  186  2138 (154) 0
1872  176  2151 (151) 0
1873  167  2164 (147) 0
1874  158  2178 (143) 0
1875  149  2191 (139) 0
1876  136  2204 (134) 0
1877  121  2217 (129) 0
1878  112  2231 (124) 0
1879  109  2244 (118) 0
1880  110  2257 (111) 0
1881  116  2271 (104) 0
1882  119  2284 (96) 0
1883  123  2297 (87) 0
1884  123  2311 (77) 0
1885  117  2324 (64) 10
1886  112  2331 (55) 9
1887  97  2362 (53) 6
1888  95  2361 (52) 19
1889  115  2329 (61) 0
1890  155  2297 (65) 0
1891  192  2265 (65) 0
1892  233  2233 (61) 9
1893  269  2197 (61) 10
1894  325  2159 (67) 0
1895  384  2121 (69) 6
1896  408  2103 (79) 0
1897  438  2085 (87) 0
1898  475  2067 (94) 0
1899  510  2049 (99) 0
1900  542  2031 (104) 0
1901  572  2013 (108) 0
1902  603  1995 (111) 0
1903  621  1977 (114) 0
1904  692  1960 (116) 0
1905  734  1942 (118) 0
1906  766  1924 (120) 0
1907  801  1906 (121) 0
1908  804  1888 (121) 0
1909  899  1870 (122) 0
1910  881  1852 (122) 0
1911  961  1834 (122) 0
1912  927  1816 (121) 0
1913  939  1798 (121) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 235, 331, 579
   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, no. 6, June 1865, page 185
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 9, Sep. 1865, page 283
   [Era], vol. 27, no. 1395, 18 June 1865, page 14
   [Era], vol. 28, no. 1410, 1 Oct. 1865, page 6
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1675, 30 Oct. 1870, page 2
   [Fld], 29 Oct. 1870
   [ILN], vol. 47, no. 1337, 7 Oct. 1865, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1620, 29 Oct. 1870, page 458
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 31, 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 (7)     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, England 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Rynd, J.A.P. - Puller, C.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 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: 5 May 2020