Russell, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  287  2157 (75) 11
1887  327  2133 (79) 0
1888  347  2108 (81) 1
1889  366  2092 (84) 1
1890  400  2083 (87) 0
1891  425  2074 (89) 1
1892  484  2056 (93) 0
1893  536  2038 (95) 0
1894  580  2020 (97) 0
1895  599  2002 (97) 0
1896  608  1985 (97) 0
1897  639  1967 (96) 1
1898  667  1955 (96) 0
1899  702  1943 (95) 0
1900  728  1931 (93) 1
1901  763  1920 (90) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Russell, John  
Born: 1853
Died: 14 July 1919
 
Notes:
Gaige says died 'age 66?', so born about 1853. Di Felice gives John Russell at Glasgow 1886, but Gaige also has a James Russell who died 1898 in Glasgow, and a Joseph Walter Russell of England.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 231
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 315
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 968
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 366
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 412, 579
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 202
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1899]

Tournament data

Glasgow 1886     3rd Scottish Championship     9  /  11
Glasgow 1888 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1891 (2)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Kaizer, M.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1897 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Dod, A.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1900     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. (1) - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1901 (2)     18th Scottish Championship     2  /  7


Player information updated: 5 May 2020