Minckwitz, Johannes




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  40  2385 (60) 20
1867  33  2403 (61) 0
1868  27  2422 (58) 0
1869  24  2440 (50) 13
1870  23  2445 (48) 15
1871  20  2458 (51) 10
1872  20  2467 (57) 9
1873  21  2464 (64) 0
1874  24  2460 (67) 0
1875  24  2457 (67) 0
1876  27  2454 (65) 0
1877  28  2451 (58) 0
1878  27  2447 (47) 18
1879  26  2452 (45) 6
1880  22  2480 (37) 38
1881  23  2478 (43) 16
1882  28  2476 (53) 0
1883  35  2473 (57) 0
1884  33  2471 (55) 0
1885  33  2469 (48) 17
1886  46  2441 (55) 0
1887  57  2413 (56) 0
1888  69  2386 (52) 7
1889  71  2386 (49) 17
1890  94  2349 (62) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Minckwitz, Johannes  
   Also known as: Hans Minckwitz; von Minckwitz
Born: 11 Apr. 1843
Died: 20 May 1901
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper, Golombek, Hooper and Whyld, and La Grande Storia degli Scacchi have 'Minckwitz, Johannes'. Gaige (Chess Personalia) has 'Minckwitz [Jr.], Hans (Johannes) von'. Di Felice has 'Minckwitz von, Hans Johannes'. Forster has 'Johannes von Minckwitz' (p.965) but also 'Johann von Minckwitz' (p.26). Staunton has 'Minkwitz' in the Illustrated London News of 30 June 1866 (p.651) and 'F. Minkwitz' in the 5 June 1869 issue (p.579). Hans is obviously short for Johannes. Günter Brunold (personal communication) informs me that Minckwitz was not an aristocrat and not 'von Minckwitz', as indicated in an obituary in the Deutsche Schachzeitung of 1901 (p.188), and that on covers of the Deutsche Schachzeitung he always appeared as 'J. Minckwitz'. Feenstra Kuiper has birth date 11-12-1843 and death date 21-05-1901 (Hundert Jahre Schachturnire) or 20-05-1901 (Hundert Jahre Schachzweikämpfe). Golombek has birth date 10-12-1843 and death date 21-05-1901. Gaige has birth date 11-04-1843 and death date 20-05-1901.
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 274
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 89
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 26, 390, 965
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 284
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 201
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 214
Periodicals
   [BLL], 28 Dec. 1867, page 10
   [ILN], vol. 48, 30 June 1866, page 651
   [ILN], vol. 54, 5 June 1869, page 579
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

von Schmidt, E.A. - Minckwitz, J. 1866         (f)     5.5   -   2.5
Anderssen, K.E.A. - Minckwitz, J. 1866         (f)     8.5   -   3.5
Minckwitz, J. - Mieses, S. 1872         (f)     5.5   -   3.5
Schwarz, A. - Minckwitz, J. 1878         (f)     5   -   4

Tournament data

Hamburg 1869     2nd North German Chess Congress     2  /  5
Barmen 1869     8th West German Chess Congress     2.5  /  6
  Minckwitz, J. - Zukertort, J.H.     1 - 0    
  Minckwitz, J. - Schallopp, E.     1 - 0    
Baden-Baden 1870     Baden-Baden Tournament     4  /  15
Krefeld 1871     9th West German Chess Congress     3  /  4
  Minckwitz, J. - Paulsen, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Minckwitz, J. - Anderssen, K.E.A.     0 - 1    
Wiesbaden 1871 (1)     Wiesbaden Tournament, Section I     2  /  4
Frankfurt 1878     12th West German Chess Congress     5  /  9
Leipzig 1879     1st German Chess Federation Tournament     2.5  /  6
Wiesbaden 1880 (1)     Wiesbaden Meisterturnier     8  /  15
Braunschweig 1880 (1)     13th West German Chess Congress - Meisterturnier     7  /  10
  Minckwitz, J. - Schwarz, A.     0 - 1    
  Minckwitz, J. - Wemmers, C.     0 - 1    
Graz 1880     Graz Tournament     4.5  /  7
  Minckwitz, J. - Schwarz, A.     1 - 1    
  Minckwitz, J. - Weiss, M.     1 - 1    
Berlin 1881 (1)     2nd German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     8.5  /  16
Hamburg 1885 (6)     4th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     9  /  17
Leipzig 1888     Augustea 40th Jubilee Tournament     1.5  /  7
Breslau 1889 (3)     6th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     7  /  17
Berlin 1890     German Chessmaster Association Tournament     0  /  3


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017