Watts, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  269  2030 (86) 1
1871  276  2042 (75) 6
1872  281  2047 (68) 5
1873  278  2053 (66) 0
1874  287  2058 (60) 6
1875  297  2061 (58) 13
1876  280  2072 (66) 2
1877  266  2075 (73) 0
1878  271  2078 (78) 0
1879  270  2081 (81) 0
1880  284  2084 (83) 0
1881  314  2087 (83) 0
1882  309  2091 (81) 1
1883  332  2096 (80) 1
1884  355  2100 (78) 3
1885  347  2106 (81) 3
1886  337  2110 (87) 0
1887  337  2114 (93) 0
1888  334  2118 (97) 1
1889  322  2120 (102) 0
1890  353  2122 (106) 0
1891  358  2124 (109) 1
1892  385  2116 (114) 0
1893  393  2108 (119) 0
1894  411  2100 (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