Burt, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  237  2025 (84) 6
1866  226  2061 (81) 2
1867  208  2073 (80) 0
1868  213  2086 (78) 0
1869  208  2098 (74) 0
1870  205  2110 (68) 0
1871  207  2122 (59) 10
1872  196  2134 (60) 0
1873  188  2145 (57) 7
1874  178  2169 (58) 11
1875  163  2179 (67) 0
1876  156  2189 (73) 0
1877  143  2199 (77) 0
1878  141  2210 (79) 0
1879  129  2220 (79) 0
1880  128  2230 (78) 0
1881  139  2240 (75) 0
1882  138  2250 (70) 0
1883  147  2260 (62) 2
1884  163  2262 (53) 12
1885  163  2267 (55) 9
1886  173  2258 (64) 4
1887  177  2260 (73) 0
1888  177  2262 (80) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Burt, John Norman  
Born: 1834
Died: 11 Apr. 1888
 
Notes:
Gaige says died age c53. John Richards (Introduction to 'The Bristol Chess Club') says died age 55. Given as 'T. Burt' in the Illustrated London News of 12 Nov. 1870 (p.507), or was that a different Burt? The Chess Player's Magazine of Feb. 1865 (p.57) has 'Burtt' playing for Bristol. I am guessing that this was J.N. Burt. The Chess Players' Quarterly Chronicle of Feb. 1869 (vol.1, p.133) and Apr. 1869 (vol.1, p.186) has 'J. Birt' of Bristol. I am guessing that this, too, was J.N. Burt.
 
References
Books
   Burt, Bristol Chess Club, page 13, 26
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 956
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 59
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 85, 258
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 215
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 10
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, June 1872, page 89
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 9, June 1873, page 283
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 2, Feb. 1865, page 57
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1866, page 325
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1866, page 370
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 3, 18 July 1868, page 86
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 5, Feb. 1869, page 133
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 6, Apr. 1869, page 186
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 10, Dec. 1869, page 313
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1717, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1622, 12 Nov. 1870, page 507
   [ILN], vol. 60, no. 1709, 8 June 1872, page 555
   [WDP], 14 Sep. 1927, page 8
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 3, 1 July 1871, page 43
Web
   Burt, John.  [The Bristol Chess Club]
   Sericano, C.  [Malvern 1871]

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

Lowenthal, J.J. - Burt, J.N. (1) 1866         (c)     0   -   2      Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

Bath 1865     Bristol - Bath Club Match    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Kennedy, H.A.     0.5 - 0.5          Kennedy, H.A. gave odds of a knight
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Cowdry (1)     2 - 1    
Bath and Bristol 1865     Bath and Bristol Handicap     0  /  2      odds player in a knight class
Cardiff 1871     Cardiff - Bristol Athenaeum Club Match    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Fedden, N.     0 - 1    
Malvern 1871 (1)     2nd Counties Chess Association Meeting, 3rd British Chess Association Challenge Cup     4  /  9
Bristol 1873 (2)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Minchin, J.I.     0 - 1    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Wayte, W.     0 - 1          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
Bristol 1873 (3)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A     2  /  5
Birmingham 1874 (3)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class     10.5  /  12
Birmingham 1874 (4)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Skipworth, A.B.     0 - 1          Skipworth, A.B. gave odds of pawn and move
Bath 1883     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Mills, D.Y.     2 - 0    
Bath 1884 (1)     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Harsant, W.H.     0.5 - 1.5    
Bath 1884 (4)     14th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     6  /  10
Bristol 1885     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Mills, D.Y.     1 - 1    
Hereford 1885 (2)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class IB     2.5  /  5
Hereford 1885 (6)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Ranken, C.E.     1 - 0          Ranken, C.E. gave odds of pawn and move
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Rudge, Ms. M.     1 - 0          Burt, J.N. (1) gave odds of pawn and move
Clifton 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Jones, G.H.D.     1.5 - 0.5    
Bath 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Harsant, W.H.     1 - 1    
Clifton 1888 (1)     Bristol and Clifton - City Chess and Draughts Club Match    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Fedden, N.     1.5 - 0.5    
Clifton 1888 (2)     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Burt, J.N. (1) - Leonard, H.L.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022