Rynd, Porterfield




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  221  2082 (164) 5
1869  207  2101 (161) 0
1870  202  2119 (158) 8
1871  197  2132 (154) 0
1872  187  2146 (151) 0
1873  183  2159 (147) 0
1874  174  2172 (143) 0
1875  168  2185 (139) 0
1876  152  2198 (134) 0
1877  133  2212 (129) 0
1878  124  2225 (124) 0
1879  119  2238 (118) 0
1880  115  2251 (111) 0
1881  122  2264 (104) 0
1882  122  2278 (96) 0
1883  125  2291 (87) 0
1884  128  2304 (77) 0
1885  120  2317 (64) 10
1886  117  2324 (55) 9
1887  100  2355 (53) 6
1888  97  2355 (52) 19
1889  115  2323 (61) 0
1890  157  2290 (64) 0
1891  192  2258 (64) 0
1892  238  2226 (61) 9
1893  283  2188 (61) 10
1894  333  2150 (67) 0
1895  401  2112 (69) 6
1896  425  2094 (79) 0
1897  460  2076 (87) 0
1898  510  2058 (94) 0
1899  551  2040 (99) 0
1900  584  2023 (104) 0
1901  622  2005 (108) 0
1902  667  1987 (111) 0
1903  679  1969 (114) 0
1904  754  1951 (116) 0
1905  799  1933 (118) 0
1906  830  1915 (119) 0
1907  870  1897 (121) 0
1908  875  1879 (121) 0
1909  985  1861 (122) 0
1910  974  1843 (122) 0
1911  1027  1825 (122) 0
1912  1004  1807 (121) 0
1913  1022  1789 (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
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 111, 383
   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: 3 Apr. 2022