O'Sullivan, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1838  22  2051 (127) 3
1839  27  2059 (126) 0
1840  27  2068 (125) 0
1841  30  2076 (124) 0
1842  39  2084 (123) 0
1843  46  2093 (121) 0
1844  45  2101 (119) 0
1845  48  2109 (116) 5
1846  53  2114 (115) 0
1847  61  2118 (113) 0
1848  53  2122 (110) 0
1849  82  2127 (107) 0
1850  83  2131 (104) 0
1851  86  2136 (99) 0
1852  82  2140 (94) 0
1853  88  2145 (88) 0
1854  90  2149 (81) 5
1855  97  2147 (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