Watts, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  260  2039 (85) 1
1871  263  2051 (75) 6
1872  268  2057 (68) 5
1873  265  2064 (66) 0
1874  275  2070 (60) 6
1875  278  2073 (58) 13
1876  263  2085 (66) 2
1877  250  2089 (73) 0
1878  255  2092 (78) 0
1879  249  2095 (81) 0
1880  258  2099 (83) 0
1881  285  2102 (83) 0
1882  291  2105 (82) 1
1883  316  2111 (80) 1
1884  336  2116 (78) 3
1885  331  2122 (81) 3
1886  326  2126 (87) 0
1887  329  2130 (93) 0
1888  317  2134 (97) 1
1889  312  2136 (102) 0
1890  335  2137 (106) 0
1891  343  2139 (109) 1
1892  372  2131 (115) 0
1893  381  2123 (119) 0
1894  401  2115 (123) 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 (5)     City of London Club Old Members - New Members Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Rosenbaum, A. (1)     0 - 1    
London, England 1875 (7)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Watts, J.J. - Eschwege, H.     1.5 - 2.5    
  Watts, J.J. - Sharpe, F.     1 - 0          Watts, J.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Watts, J.J. - Garraway, W.     1 - 2          Watts, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1875 (10)     Endeavour Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Peyer, V.C.     0.5 - 1.5    
London, England 1875 (16)     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    
London, England 1888 (3)     City of London - Universities Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Topham, R.S.     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: 19 Aug. 2022