Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  161  2159 (85) 6
1875  165  2156 (82) 3
1876  174  2153 (84) 2
1877  170  2151 (86) 0
1878  168  2150 (86) 0
1879  172  2149 (85) 0
1880  186  2147 (83) 0
1881  210  2146 (79) 2
1882  212  2160 (78) 3
1883  220  2174 (79) 1
1884  222  2182 (80) 1
1885  231  2184 (81) 1
1886  232  2182 (81) 1
1887  261  2167 (83) 1
1888  253  2165 (85) 0
1889  265  2163 (85) 1
1890  286  2159 (87) 1
1891  294  2156 (88) 0
1892  308  2153 (89) 0
1893  307  2150 (88) 0
1894  317  2147 (86) 0
1895  314  2144 (83) 7
1896  312  2138 (91) 0
1897  323  2132 (98) 0
1898  345  2126 (105) 0
1899  370  2119 (110) 0
1900  383  2113 (115) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Stevens, Samuel John  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that the 'Stevens' who played for the Bedford Institute Team in London in 1876 was S.J. Stevens, who was active in London clubs at the time.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 233
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 193
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 63, 15 Nov. 1873, page 471
   [ILN], vol. 71, 14 July 1877, page 47
   [ILN], vol. 71, 10 Nov. 1877, page 462
   [ILN], vol. 71, 1 Dec. 1877, page 535
   [ILN], vol. 71, 29 Dec. 1877, page 631
   [ILN], vol. 72, 25 May 1878, page 495
   [WP], vol. 6, 1 Oct. 1873, page 104
   [WP], vol. 9, 1 Aug. 1876, page 73

Tournament data

London, England 1874 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Manning, J.A.     2 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Stevens, S.J. - de Vere, C.V.     1.5 - 2.5          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Wisker, J.     1 - 2          Wisker, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1876 (9)     Bedford Institute - International Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Tarrant, J.     2 - 0    
London, England 1881 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Gattie, W.M.     0 - 2    
London, England 1882 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - 4th Class Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Coster, C.H.     1 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1882 (8)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Pizzi, P.     1 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Stevens, S.J. - Maczuski, L.     0 - 1          Maczuski, L. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1883 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Carr, F.P.     1 - 0    
London, England 1884 (3)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Gunston, W.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Ball, W.F.     1 - 0    
London, England 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Lambert, C.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Puller, C.G.     0 - 1    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Warner, J.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Pearse, A.     1 - 0    
Hastings 1895 (3)     7th British Amateur Championship - Section III     2.5  /  7
London, England 1896 (5)     City of London Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Bush, C.     1 - 0    
London, England (?) 1900     City of London - Oxford and Cambridge University Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Softlaw, H.G.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019