O'Sullivan, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1838  22  2060 (127) 3
1839  27  2069 (126) 0
1840  27  2077 (125) 0
1841  30  2086 (124) 0
1842  39  2094 (123) 0
1843  46  2102 (121) 0
1844  45  2111 (119) 0
1845  48  2119 (116) 5
1846  52  2124 (115) 0
1847  60  2129 (113) 0
1848  51  2133 (110) 0
1849  81  2138 (107) 0
1850  83  2143 (104) 0
1851  85  2147 (99) 0
1852  80  2152 (94) 0
1853  86  2157 (88) 0
1854  89  2161 (80) 5
1855  95  2160 (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