Rynd, Porterfield




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1868  106  2204 (156) 5
1869  101  2212 (153) 0
1870  104  2219 (151) 0
1871  94  2227 (148) 0
1872  90  2234 (145) 0
1873  95  2242 (141) 0
1874  90  2249 (138) 0
1875  89  2257 (134) 0
1876  78  2264 (130) 0
1877  83  2272 (125) 0
1878  77  2279 (120) 0
1879  77  2287 (115) 0
1880  81  2294 (109) 0
1881  85  2302 (102) 0
1882  92  2309 (95) 0
1883  100  2316 (86) 0
1884  100  2324 (76) 0
1885  103  2331 (64) 10
1886  100  2335 (55) 9
1887  90  2363 (53) 6
1888  88  2361 (53) 19
1889  107  2329 (61) 0
1890  138  2296 (65) 0
1891  170  2264 (65) 0
1892  209  2231 (62) 9
1893  248  2195 (62) 10
1894  286  2158 (67) 0
1895  330  2121 (70) 6
1896  344  2104 (79) 0
1897  357  2087 (87) 0
1898  385  2070 (94) 0
1899  410  2053 (99) 0
1900  420  2036 (104) 0
1901  457  2019 (108) 0
1902  485  2002 (111) 0
1903  496  1985 (114) 0
1904  548  1968 (117) 0
1905  592  1951 (119) 0
1906  608  1934 (120) 0
1907  638  1917 (122) 0
1908  632  1900 (122) 0
1909  685  1883 (123) 0
1910  663  1866 (123) 0
1911  661  1849 (123) 0
1912  613  1832 (123) 0
1913  562  1815 (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
   [ILN], vol. 47, 7 Oct. 1865, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 57, 29 Oct. 1870, page 458
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. - 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: 30 Oct. 2016