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Most Dominant Player between 1845 and 1855 See more details
   Howard Staunton: 4.7 years as #1 (between January 1845 and August 1849)
The player who was ranked #1 most often between 1845 and 1855 was Howard Staunton, with 56 different months as the top-ranked player (a total of 4.7 years). Next on the list were Daniel Harrwitz (2.0 years) and Lionel Kieseritzky (1.9 years).

Highest-Rated Player between 1845 and 1855 See more details
   Lionel Kieseritzky: 2734 (January 1851)
The player who achieved the highest peak rating between 1845 and 1855 was Lionel Kieseritzky, with a rating of 2734 on the January 1851 list. The next-highest peak ratings between 1845 and 1855 were achieved by Howard Staunton (2706 on the November 1846 list) and Daniel Harrwitz (2644 on the June 1853 list).

Strongest Tournament between 1845 and 1855 See more details
   London International Tournament, 1851: Class 5 (#4, #6)
The strongest tournament held between 1845 and 1855 was London International Tournament 1851. This was a Class 5 tournament, including two of the top ten players in the world (from the May 1851 rating list). There were no other tournaments held between 1845 and 1855 with any rated players.

Strongest Match between 1845 and 1855 See more details
   Anderssen-Kieseritzky Match, 1851: #1 vs #4
The strongest match held between 1845 and 1855 was Anderssen-Kieseritzky Match, 1851. This was a matchup of #1 vs #4, including #1 Lionel Kieseritzky (2633) and #4 Adolf Anderssen (2516) from the June 1851 rating list. Next on the list were Harrwitz-Horwitz II (Brighton), 1849 (#4 vs #5) and Harrwitz-Horwitz I (London), 1846 (#4 vs #5).

Best Individual Event Performance between 1845 and 1855 See more details
   Johann L÷wenthal: 2705 in Kieseritzky-Lowenthal Match, 1851
The best individual event performance between 1845 and 1855 was achieved by Johann L÷wenthal with a Chessmetrics Performance Rating of 2705 in Kieseritzky-Lowenthal Match, 1851. The next-best individual event performances were achieved by Daniel Harrwitz (2700 performance) in Harrwitz-Williams II (London), 1852, and by Adolf Anderssen (2668 performance) in London International Tournament, 1851.