Shaw, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1847  79  2126 (82) 26
1848  80  2124 (89) 0
1849  110  2122 (95) 0
1850  111  2120 (99) 0
1851  116  2118 (103) 0
1852  106  2116 (107) 0
1853  115  2114 (109) 0
1854  116  2112 (111) 0
1855  127  2110 (113) 0
1856  134  2108 (114) 0
1857  139  2106 (114) 0
1858  150  2104 (115) 5
1859  163  2111 (117) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Shaw, John  
Born:
Died:
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 534, 539
Periodicals
   [ACMa], vol. 1, no. 10, 1847, page 238
   [DAC], vol. 9, no. 122, 3 May 1857, page 2
   [DAC], vol. 10, no. 59, 1 Mar. 1858, page 2
   [DAC], vol. 10, no. 70, 12 Mar. 1858, page 2
   [DAC], vol. 10, no. 81, 23 Mar. 1858, page 2
   [DSC], vol. 15, no. 1129, 23 Apr. 1858, page supp.2
   [NYC], 5 June 1858
   [SZ], vol. 13, no. 9, Sep. 1858, page 373
Web
   Donaldson, John.  [History of the MI Chess Room]
   Hilbert, John S.  [California Chess 1858 - 1859]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Dudley, E.A. - Shaw, John 1847         (f)     19   -   7

Tournament data

San Francisco 1858 (1)     California Chess Congress - First Class    
  Shaw, John - Kalkman, P.     3 - 0    
  Shaw, John - Jones, Ed.     2 - 3    
San Francisco 1859 (1)     Cosmopolitan Club Tournament - First Class, First Division     3  /  3


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2023