West, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  336  2015 (67) 3
1883  391  2011 (54) 25
1884  388  2024 (61) 1
1885  389  2037 (65) 0
1886  366  2050 (65) 0
1887  354  2063 (63) 1
1888  335  2072 (56) 12
1889  341  2075 (61) 1
1890  328  2093 (63) 9
1891  342  2094 (74) 0
1892  352  2094 (83) 0
1893  363  2095 (90) 1
1894  372  2095 (97) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: West, James Samuel  
Born: 21 Nov. 1851
Died: 21 Jan. 1937
 
Notes:
Gaige (Chess Personalia) has birth date 1852; Steve Mann has 21-11-1851.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 971
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 461
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 208
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 6, 13 Dec. 1882, page 592
   [LW], 16 Dec. 1882, page 488
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - James Samuel West]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]

Tournament data

Derby 1882 (1)     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Browne, H.     1 - 0    
Derby 1882 (2)     Nottingham - Midland Railway Institute Match    
  West, J.S. - Stevenson, A.St.J.     1 - 1    
London 1883 (6)     Vizayanagaram Tournament     7  /  25
Leicester 1884     Leicestershire - Derbyshire County Match    
  West, J.S. - Collier, E.H.     1 - 0    
Bradford 1887 (2)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  West, J.S. - Hardman, R.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Bradford 1888 (2)     British Chess Association Amateur Championship     7.5  /  12
Leeds 1889 (1)     Sheffield - Leeds Match    
  West, J.S. - Huntsman, E.J.     0 - 1    
Cambridge 1890 (2)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     6.5  /  10
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  West, J.S. - Womersley, F.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  West, J.S. - Howard, T.R.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1896     Cheshire - Yorkshire County Match    
  West, J.S. - Powell, J.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 31 Dec. 2014