Jefferson, Bradford




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1914  80  2371 (84) 10
1915  86  2357 (88) 0
1916  99  2344 (91) 0
1917  106  2330 (92) 0
1918  129  2317 (93) 0
1919  153  2303 (92) 0
1920  184  2290 (91) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Jefferson, Bradford B.  
   Also known as: B.B. Jefferson, Sr.
Born: 8 July 1874
Died: 14 May 1963
 
Notes:
Gaige in Chess Personalia has 'Jefferson [Sr.], B[radford] B.' so presumably the first name is uncertain. There was also a Jefferson, who was champion of Tennesee in 1884 (according to the History of the Mechanics Institute Chess Room web site), but that could not have been the same person, because B.B. Jefferson was only born in 1874.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 307
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 193
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 122

Tournament data

Memphis 1914     15th Western Chess Association Tournament Play-off     4  /  6
  Jefferson, B.B. - Wolbrecht, G.H.     2.5 - 1.5    
Memphis 1920     21st Western Chess Association Tournament     4.5  /  7


Player information updated: 24 Dec. 2015