West, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  393  2013 (58) 7
1883  439  2014 (48) 29
1884  430  2036 (55) 3
1885  422  2048 (61) 0
1886  396  2060 (63) 0
1887  380  2071 (61) 1
1888  362  2079 (55) 12
1889  356  2081 (60) 1
1890  352  2098 (62) 9
1891  368  2098 (73) 0
1892  382  2098 (82) 0
1893  396  2098 (89) 1
1894  411  2098 (96) 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
   Zavatarelli, Gloomy Fate of Arthur Towle Marriott, page 89, 109
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    
Nottingham 1882 (1)     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Johnson, L.     1 - 1    
Leeds 1882 (6)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Rayner, Ja.     0 - 2    
Derby 1882 (2)     Nottingham - Midland Railway Institute Match    
  West, J.S. - Stevenson, A.St.J.     1 - 1    
Nottingham 1883 (1)     Nottingham - Midland Railway Institute Match    
  West, J.S. - Dickins, J.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Derby 1883 (1)     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Marriott, T.W.     0 - 1    
London, England 1883 (6)     Vizayanagaram Tournament     7  /  25
Nottingham 1883 (4)     Nottingham - Derby Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Marriott, T.W.     0 - 1    
Derby 1883 (2)     Nottingham - Midland Railway Institute Match    
  West, J.S. - Marriott, T.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Leeds 1884 (1)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Bilbrough, A.     1 - 0    
Nottingham 1884     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Midland Club Match    
  West, J.S. - Marriott, E.     0 - 1    
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, England 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: 30 Dec. 2020