Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  164  2159 (85) 6
1875  173  2156 (82) 3
1876  180  2153 (84) 2
1877  176  2152 (86) 0
1878  179  2151 (86) 0
1879  183  2149 (85) 0
1880  194  2148 (83) 0
1881  217  2147 (79) 2
1882  220  2162 (78) 3
1883  227  2176 (79) 1
1884  228  2184 (79) 1
1885  233  2186 (80) 1
1886  238  2184 (81) 1
1887  265  2169 (83) 1
1888  258  2167 (85) 0
1889  272  2165 (85) 1
1890  292  2161 (87) 1
1891  299  2158 (88) 0
1892  316  2155 (89) 0
1893  315  2152 (88) 0
1894  324  2149 (86) 0
1895  325  2146 (83) 7
1896  324  2140 (91) 0
1897  336  2133 (98) 0
1898  355  2127 (105) 0
1899  379  2121 (110) 0
1900  393  2114 (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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 128, 230
   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: 5 May 2020