Watts, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  239  2064 (86) 1
1871  241  2077 (76) 6
1872  238  2087 (70) 5
1873  227  2102 (68) 0
1874  223  2116 (64) 6
1875  204  2132 (66) 6
1876  201  2137 (72) 2
1877  191  2135 (78) 0
1878  196  2133 (82) 0
1879  204  2131 (84) 0
1880  221  2129 (85) 0
1881  248  2127 (85) 0
1882  263  2125 (84) 1
1883  294  2126 (81) 1
1884  320  2126 (80) 3
1885  321  2128 (83) 3
1886  316  2129 (90) 0
1887  323  2130 (96) 0
1888  314  2131 (101) 0
1889  309  2132 (105) 0
1890  334  2133 (109) 0
1891  342  2134 (112) 1
1892  370  2126 (117) 0
1893  385  2118 (121) 0
1894  404  2110 (125) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Watts, John J.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Era of 22 Jan. 1871 (p.4) has 'I.I. Watts'.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 971
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 581
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 180, 198, 306
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 121, 122
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 1, Feb. 1874, page 23
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 28, Apr. 1861, page 128
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 2, Feb. 1864, page 50
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1867, page 72
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1687, 22 Jan. 1871, page 4
   [Fld], 20 Sep. 1873
   [Fld], 10 Jan. 1874
   [Fld], 31 Jan. 1874
   [Fld], 17 Oct. 1874
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1585, 19 Mar. 1870, page 307
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1607, 6 Aug. 1870, page 155
   [ILN], vol. 63, no. 1785, 15 Nov. 1873, page 471
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2000, 10 Nov. 1877, page 462
   [SoT], 11 Oct. 1873
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 9, 1 Jan. 1872, page 153
Web
   Sarah.  [der Schwarze Tod]

Tournament data

London, England 1870 (1)     Westminster Club - City of London Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - de Saint-Amant, P.C.F.     0 - 1    
London, England 1871 (3)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 3    
  Watts, J.J. - Parley     2 - 1          Watts, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Watts, J.J. - de Vere, C.V.     1 - 2          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1872 (1)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Watts, J.J. - Mellor, W. (2)     1.5 - 0.5          Watts, J.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Watts, J.J. - Cole, A.J.     0 - 1          Cole, A.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1872 (5)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Watts, J.J. - Lowson, H.     1 - 0          Watts, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Watts, J.J. - Down, H.F.     0 - 1    
London, England 1874 (4)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Watts, J.J. - Bussy, B.F.     1 - 2    
  Watts, J.J. - Ballard, W.R.     0 - 2          Ballard, W.R. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1874 (9)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Bird, H.E.     1 - 0          Bird, H.E. gave odds of a knight
London, England 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Watts, J.J. - Eschwege, H.     1.5 - 2.5    
London, England 1875 (7)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Physick, T.     1 - 1    
London, England 1876 (1)     Bermondsey Club - International Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Hill (1)     1 - 0    
London, England 1876 (10)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Horwitz, B.     1 - 0          Horwitz, B. gave odds of a knight
London, England 1877 (3)     Bermondsey - Shaftesbury Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Swyer (1)     1 - 0    
London, England 1882 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - 4th Class Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Horsfall, C.F.     1 - 0          Watts, J.J. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1882 (8)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Watts, J.J. - Cutler, C.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1883 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Raymond, E.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1884 (3)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Sherrard, H.W.     1 - 0    
Brighton 1884 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Wilson, W.V.     0 - 2    
London, England 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Lucas, P.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Marett, C.     0 - 1    
London, England 1885 (3)     City of London - Universities Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Wainwright, G.E.     1 - 0    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Colborne, J.G.     1 - 0    
Rochester, Kent 1891     Kent - Surrey County Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Taylor, J.H.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (2)     Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Schomberg, R.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Yarnold, C.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022