Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  170  2158 (85) 6
1875  172  2155 (82) 3
1876  181  2152 (84) 2
1877  177  2151 (86) 0
1878  184  2150 (86) 0
1879  187  2149 (85) 0
1880  201  2148 (83) 0
1881  228  2147 (79) 2
1882  232  2163 (78) 3
1883  238  2177 (79) 1
1884  240  2184 (79) 1
1885  239  2186 (80) 1
1886  244  2184 (81) 1
1887  266  2169 (82) 1
1888  263  2167 (85) 0
1889  271  2165 (85) 1
1890  293  2161 (87) 1
1891  306  2159 (88) 0
1892  319  2157 (88) 0
1893  321  2155 (87) 0
1894  336  2152 (85) 0
1895  339  2150 (82) 7
1896  347  2146 (90) 0
1897  358  2141 (97) 0
1898  375  2137 (104) 0
1899  394  2132 (109) 0
1900  402  2128 (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
   [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 (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    
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: 27 Apr. 2021