Minckwitz, Johannes




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  31  2423 (65) 3
1866  37  2425 (54) 20
1867  29  2444 (57) 0
1868  25  2463 (55) 0
1869  23  2481 (46) 18
1870  22  2476 (46) 15
1871  22  2476 (50) 11
1872  23  2480 (56) 9
1873  24  2475 (63) 0
1874  24  2470 (67) 0
1875  25  2465 (67) 0
1876  28  2459 (64) 0
1877  31  2454 (58) 0
1878  31  2449 (47) 18
1879  29  2454 (45) 6
1880  22  2483 (37) 38
1881  23  2481 (43) 16
1882  30  2479 (53) 0
1883  39  2478 (57) 0
1884  39  2476 (55) 0
1885  35  2474 (48) 17
1886  47  2447 (55) 0
1887  61  2419 (56) 0
1888  72  2392 (51) 7
1889  75  2391 (49) 17
1890  95  2354 (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
   Fiala, Olrich Duras, Vol.1, page 150
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 26, 390, 965
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 284
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 201
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 73, 152, 578
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 214
   Minckwitz, Neunte Rheinische Schachcongress, page 4
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 238, 374
Periodicals
   [BLL], no. 2384, 28 Dec. 1867, page 10
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1378, 30 June 1866, page 651
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1542, 5 June 1869, page 579
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Neumann, G.R.L. - Minckwitz, J. 1865         (s)     1.5   -   1.5
von Schmidt, E.A. - Minckwitz, J. 1866         (f)     5.5   -   2.5
Anderssen (offhand) - Minckwitz, J. 1866         (c)     8.5   -   3.5
Minckwitz, J. - Zukertort, J.H. 1869         (f)     3   -   2
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     5  /  15
Krefeld 1871 (1)     9th West German Chess Congress - Allgemeines Hauptturnier     3.5  /  5
  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: 5 May 2020