Jones, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1862  186  2074 (119) 1
1863  173  2086 (114) 0
1864  174  2099 (108) 0
1865  171  2111 (102) 0
1866  182  2124 (95) 0
1867  172  2136 (86) 70
1868  165  2151 (77) 19
1869  153  2167 (76) 2
1870  143  2194 (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