Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  194  2149 (69) 9
1875  211  2143 (62) 14
1876  198  2141 (69) 2
1877  194  2139 (74) 0
1878  200  2136 (77) 0
1879  202  2134 (79) 0
1880  224  2131 (78) 0
1881  253  2129 (76) 2
1882  244  2144 (76) 3
1883  259  2159 (77) 1
1884  261  2167 (78) 1
1885  263  2169 (79) 1
1886  264  2168 (80) 1
1887  293  2153 (82) 1
1888  292  2152 (84) 0
1889  293  2151 (84) 1
1890  319  2148 (86) 1
1891  326  2145 (88) 0
1892  342  2142 (88) 0
1893  343  2139 (87) 0
1894  353  2135 (85) 0
1895  369  2132 (82) 7
1896  369  2127 (91) 0
1897  389  2121 (98) 0
1898  417  2115 (104) 0
1899  427  2110 (110) 0
1900  448  2104 (114) 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
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 1, Feb. 1874, page 23
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 9, Oct. 1874, page 210
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 11, Dec. 1874, page 272
   [Fld], 31 Jan. 1874
   [Fld], 17 Oct. 1874
   [ILN], vol. 63, no. 1785, 15 Nov. 1873, page 471
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 1983, 14 July 1877, page 47
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2000, 10 Nov. 1877, page 462
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2003, 1 Dec. 1877, page 535
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2009, 29 Dec. 1877, page 631
   [ILN], vol. 72, no. 2030, 25 May 1878, page 495
   [WP], vol. 6, no. 6, 1 Oct. 1873, page 104
   [WP], vol. 9, no. 4, 1 Aug. 1876, page 73

Tournament data

London, England 1874 (4)     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 1874 (6)     City of London Club 4th Class - Bedford Institute Club    
  Stevens, S.J. - Theobald, J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1874 (8)     City of London Club 4th Class - Bedford Institute Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Manning, J.A.     2 - 0    
London, England 1875 (5)     City of London Club Old Members - New Members Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Humphreys, E.E.     0 - 1    
London, England 1875 (7)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Wisker, J.     1 - 2          Wisker, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stevens, S.J. - Conyers (1)     2 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stevens, S.J. - Rabbeth, J.E.     2 - 1          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Stevens, S.J. - Peyer, V.C.     0.5 - 2.5          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1875 (15)     City of London Club Junior Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Gumpel, C.G.     1 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stevens, S.J. - Gastineau, H.F.     1 - 0          Stevens, S.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, A.L.     0 - 1          Maczuski, A.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    
London, England 1894 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Morton-Smith     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: 22 Jul. 2022