Russell, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  257  2149 (75) 11
1887  292  2125 (79) 0
1888  303  2101 (82) 1
1889  322  2085 (84) 1
1890  348  2075 (88) 0
1891  375  2066 (90) 1
1892  414  2049 (93) 0
1893  446  2031 (96) 0
1894  480  2014 (97) 0
1895  472  1997 (98) 0
1896  488  1979 (98) 0
1897  501  1962 (97) 1
1898  519  1950 (96) 0
1899  532  1939 (95) 0
1900  538  1927 (93) 1
1901  566  1917 (91) 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
   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. - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1891 (2)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. - Kaizer, M.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1897 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. - Dod, A.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1900     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Russell, J. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1901 (2)     18th Scottish Championship     2  /  7