de Soyres, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  154  2185 (64) 4
1872  128  2224 (53) 7
1873  127  2226 (43) 21
1874  122  2236 (42) 23
1875  140  2216 (45) 13
1876  150  2200 (47) 14
1877  171  2160 (50) 9
1878  187  2147 (52) 10
1879  165  2187 (56) 0
1880  132  2226 (54) 10
1881  166  2210 (61) 0
1882  194  2195 (64) 0
1883  231  2179 (63) 0
1884  270  2163 (58) 0
1885  298  2148 (49) 26
1886  295  2145 (62) 0
1887  310  2142 (71) 0
1888  302  2139 (77) 0
1889  304  2137 (81) 0
1890  331  2134 (84) 0
1891  350  2131 (86) 0
1892  365  2128 (86) 0
1893  371  2126 (85) 0
1894  380  2123 (82) 4
1895  395  2118 (87) 0
1896  396  2113 (90) 0
1897  402  2109 (92) 0
1898  421  2104 (93) 0
1899  433  2099 (93) 0
1900  456  2095 (92) 0
1901  481  2090 (90) 0
1902  497  2085 (88) 0
1903  509  2081 (84) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: de Soyres, John  
   Also known as: Rev. John de Soyres
Born: 26 Apr. 1849
Died: 3 Feb. 1905
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 80, 969
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 91, 400
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 147
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 216, 235
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 150
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 202, 292, 344
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 1, Feb. 1874, page 23
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 9, Oct. 1874, page 227
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, June 1872, page 94
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 57
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1753, 28 Apr. 1872, page 2
   [Fld], 10 Jan. 1874
   [Fld], 4 Apr. 1874
   [IJ], no. 7161, 8 Nov. 1873, page 8
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1662, 29 July 1871, page 99
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1682, 9 Dec. 1871, page 555
   [ILN], vol. 60, no. 1701, 13 Apr. 1872, page 363
   [NSC], 20 May 1888
   [NYC], 3 Oct. 1874
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: John de Soyres]
   Harding, Tim.  [Another Blast from the Postal Past], page 11
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Oxford-Cambridge University Match], page 7
   Sericano, C.  [Boston (Inghilterra) 1880]

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

Zukertort, J.H. - de Soyres, J. 1874 (1)         (c)     1   -   1
Zukertort, J.H. - de Soyres, J. 1874 (2)         (c)     2   -   0      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Zukertort, J.H. - de Soyres, J. 1874 (3)         (c)     1.5   -   0.5      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Zukertort, J.H. - de Soyres, J. 1874 (4)         (c)     2   -   0      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of a knight
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (1)         (f)     3   -   0
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (2)         (f)     2   -   1      Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (3)         (f)     2   -   1      Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (4)         (f)     1   -   2      Burn, A. gave odds of a knight
de Soyres, J. - Wayte, W. 1880         (f)     3   -   1
de Soyres, J. - Barry, G. (1) 1894         (c)     2   -   1
de Soyres, J. - Short, R. 1894         (c)     0.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Wiesbaden 1871 (1)     Wiesbaden Tournament, Section I     0  /  4
London, England 1872 (5)     City of London Club Handicap    
  de Soyres, J. - Shedlock, J.     1 - 0          de Soyres, J. gave odds of a rook
  de Soyres, J. - Lovelock, J.F.     1 - 0          de Soyres, J. gave odds of a rook
  de Soyres, J. - Down, H.F.     1 - 0          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Vyse, W.E.     0 - 1          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  de Soyres, J. - Fenton, R.H.F.     2 - 1    
London, England 1873 (1)     1st Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  de Soyres, J. - Parratt, W.     0 - 2    
Bristol 1873 (2)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  de Soyres, J. - Kempson, S.G.     1 - 0          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Lambert, C.J.     1 - 0    
  de Soyres, J. - Ranken, C.E.     1 - 0          Ranken, C.E. gave odds of pawn and move
Bristol 1873 (4)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section B     2  /  9
Ipswich, Suffolk 1873 (1)     East Anglian Chess Tournament - Class I     5  /  7
London, England 1874 (3)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  de Soyres, J. - Parratt, W.     2 - 1    
London, England 1874 (4)     City of London Club Handicap    
  de Soyres, J. - Eschwege, H.     1 - 2          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Mayow     1 - 2          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
Birmingham 1874 (4)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap    
  de Soyres, J. - Murray, A.K.     1 - 0    
  de Soyres, J. - Skipworth, A.B.     1 - 0          Skipworth, A.B. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Newham, W.L.     1 - 0    
  de Soyres, J. - Burn, A.     0.5 - 1.5          Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Wayte, W.     0.5 - 0.5          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  de Soyres, J. - Vyse, W.E.     0 - 1          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
Cheltenham 1876 (2)     7th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class     13  /  15
Louth 1877 (1)     Lincoln County Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     5.5  /  9      odds player in pawn and move class
London, England 1878 (4)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     5.5  /  8
London, England 1878 (5)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  de Soyres, J. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1          Thorold, E. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Gumpel, C.G.     0 - 1          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
Boston, England 1880     10th Counties Chess Association Meeting     4  /  6
London, England 1885 (7)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     2  /  5
London, England 1885 (8)     British Chess Association - Ruskin Prize Tournament     4  /  6
London, England 1885 (9)     British Chess Association Tournament     4  /  15
Hilversum 1903     3rd Netherland Chess Federation International Tournament     2  /  9


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022