O'Sullivan, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1838  22  2054 (126) 3
1839  27  2063 (126) 0
1840  27  2071 (125) 0
1841  30  2079 (124) 0
1842  37  2088 (122) 0
1843  45  2096 (121) 0
1844  44  2104 (119) 0
1845  48  2113 (116) 5
1846  52  2117 (114) 0
1847  60  2122 (113) 0
1848  51  2126 (110) 0
1849  82  2131 (107) 0
1850  83  2135 (103) 0
1851  86  2140 (99) 0
1852  82  2144 (94) 0
1853  86  2149 (88) 0
1854  89  2153 (80) 5
1855  95  2152 (79) 27

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: O'Sullivan, John L.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Chess Monthly of Mar. 1860 (p.85) has 'J.S. O'Sullivan'. The Era of 9 Nov. 1862 (p.13) has 'Colonel Sulivan late American Ambassador at the Court of Lisbon'. I presume that this should be Colonel O'Sullivan.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 101, 109
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 402
   Kieseritzky, Cinquante Parties, page 12
Periodicals
   [BLL], 12 July 1840, page 2
   [BLL], 23 July 1843, page 2
   [BLL], 14 Dec. 1845, page 3
   [BLL], 24 Jan. 1847, page 8
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Mar. 1860, page 85
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Nov. 1860, page 352
   [CPC], vol. 4, Aug. 1843, page 248
   [CPC], vol. 6, Dec. 1845, page 385
   [CPM], vol. 2, Jan. 1864, page 13
   [Era], vol. 17, 1 July 1855, page 10
   [Era], vol. 23, 2 Dec. 1860, page 13
   [Era], vol. 25, 9 Nov. 1862, page 13
   [ILN], vol. 7, 29 Nov. 1845, page 352
   [ILN], vol. 35, 29 Oct. 1859, page 428
   [NR], vol. 1, Jan. 1860, page 10, 30
   [NR], vol. 2, Apr. 1861, page 123
   [Pal], vol. 5, 15 Nov. 1845, page 524

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

Picquet, A.F. - O'Sullivan, J.L. 1838         (c)     1.5   -   1.5
Horwitz, B. - O'Sullivan, J.L. 1845         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Pulling, W. - O'Sullivan, J.L. 1845         (c)     3.5   -   0.5
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - O'Sullivan, J.L. 1855         (f)     22.5   -   4.5

Tournament data

New York 1854     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  O'Sullivan, J.L. - Loyd, T.     2 - 3    


Player information updated: 31 Jul. 2016