Jones, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1862  185  2078 (119) 1
1863  172  2090 (114) 0
1864  173  2103 (108) 0
1865  174  2115 (102) 0
1866  185  2128 (95) 0
1867  173  2140 (86) 70
1868  172  2155 (77) 19
1869  161  2172 (76) 2
1870  145  2199 (77) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Jones, William B.  
   Also known as: Dr. W.B. Jones
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that Dr. W.B. Jones is the player referred to as 'Dr. Jones of Washington, D.C.'.
 
References
Books
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 130, 368
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. II, page 88
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. III, page 31
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 14, 56
Periodicals
   [Alb], 26 June 1869
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 11, Nov. 1859, page 349
   [FLIN], 22 May 1858
   [FLIN], 29 May 1858
   [HWT], 15 Apr. 1871
   [ILN], vol. 55, no. 1547, 10 July 1869, page 51
   [NYC], 10 May 1862
   [NYC], 31 May 1862
   [NYC], 14 Nov. 1868
   [NYC], 21 Nov. 1868
   [NYC], 15 Jan. 1870
   [NYC], 29 Apr. 1871
   [PDEB], 15 Nov. 1867
   [RT], vol. 9, no. 226, 22 May 1869, page 333
   [RT], vol. 9, no. 227, 29 May 1869, page 349
   [TFF], 24 June 1870

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

Lichtenhein, T. - Jones, W.B. 1862         (c)     1   -   0
Jones, W.B. - Ingersoll, E.C. 1867         (c)     52   -   18
Reichhelm, G.C. - Jones, W.B. 1868         (c)     5   -   4      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of a knight
Jones, W.B. - Williamson (1) 1868         (f)     7   -   3

Tournament data

New York 1869 (4)     New York Club Tournament    
  Jones, W.B. - Ware, P.     0 - 2    
New York 1870 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Jones, W.B. - Mackenzie, G.H.     1 - 1          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
New York 1870 (4)     Brooklyn Club - Cafe International Team Match     3.5  /  5


Player information updated: 5 May 2020