O'Sullivan, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1838  22  2056 (127) 3
1839  27  2065 (126) 0
1840  27  2073 (125) 0
1841  30  2082 (124) 0
1842  39  2090 (123) 0
1843  46  2098 (121) 0
1844  45  2107 (119) 0
1845  48  2115 (116) 5
1846  52  2120 (115) 0
1847  60  2124 (113) 0
1848  51  2129 (110) 0
1849  82  2133 (107) 0
1850  83  2138 (104) 0
1851  86  2142 (99) 0
1852  81  2147 (94) 0
1853  86  2151 (88) 0
1854  89  2156 (80) 5
1855  95  2155 (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