Watts, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  263  2034 (85) 1
1871  272  2046 (75) 6
1872  272  2052 (68) 5
1873  273  2058 (66) 0
1874  285  2064 (60) 6
1875  293  2066 (58) 13
1876  279  2077 (66) 2
1877  259  2080 (73) 0
1878  263  2083 (78) 0
1879  261  2086 (81) 0
1880  272  2089 (83) 0
1881  303  2092 (83) 0
1882  301  2096 (81) 1
1883  327  2101 (80) 1
1884  349  2104 (78) 3
1885  339  2111 (81) 3
1886  333  2115 (87) 0
1887  333  2119 (93) 0
1888  330  2123 (97) 1
1889  317  2125 (102) 0
1890  345  2126 (106) 0
1891  353  2128 (109) 1
1892  376  2120 (114) 0
1893  387  2112 (119) 0
1894  406  2104 (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 (15)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Watts, J.J. - Horwitz, B.     1 - 0          Horwitz, B. gave odds of a knight
London, England 1877 (4)     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