Baird, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  380  1860 (100) 2
1871  395  1886 (96) 0
1872  379  1911 (91) 0
1873  370  1936 (85) 0
1874  331  1962 (77) 0
1875  325  1987 (67) 0
1876  317  2012 (54) 38
1877  270  2057 (61) 0
1878  232  2101 (64) 0
1879  190  2146 (63) 0
1880  170  2190 (58) 13
1881  163  2208 (60) 0
1882  161  2226 (58) 0
1883  161  2244 (50) 18
1884  153  2267 (53) 0
1885  139  2291 (49) 14
1886  140  2291 (53) 0
1887  145  2292 (49) 8
1888  150  2295 (47) 2
1889  151  2295 (34) 49
1890  126  2318 (42) 4
1891  102  2360 (37) 27
1892  116  2345 (39) 20
1893  105  2354 (42) 9
1894  113  2349 (41) 21
1895  140  2320 (51) 6
1896  147  2314 (59) 0
1897  145  2307 (62) 0
1898  160  2300 (62) 3
1899  161  2302 (63) 4
1900  177  2289 (68) 0
1901  193  2275 (71) 0
1902  211  2262 (71) 0
1903  245  2249 (68) 0
1904  281  2236 (62) 0
1905  309  2223 (53) 17
1906  301  2229 (59) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Baird, John Washington  
Born: 22 Feb. 1852
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that the 'Baird' who played in the Brooklyn Club Tournament of 1870 was J.W. Baird.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 300
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 19
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 154
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 276, 337, 571
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 74, 179
   Hilbert, Napier, page 9, 128
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 2, 435
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 112
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 16
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 70
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 157, 161
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 22
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [New York 1891: A Day to Remember Part 1], page 8
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Lasker, Em. - Baird, J.W. 1892         (f)     3   -   0

Tournament data

New York 1870 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament     0  /  2
New York 1876 (1)     Cafe International Tournament     2  /  22
New York 1876 (2)     Clipper Tournament     6  /  16
New York 1880 (2)     5th American Chess Congress - Minor Tourney     9  /  13
Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Priester, A.     0 - 2    
New York 1883     5th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     8  /  16
New York 1885 (3)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Rosenfeld, T.     0 - 1    
New York 1885 (4)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Rosenfeld, T.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1885 (5)     8th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     6.5  /  12
New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Limbeck, G.A.T.     1.5 - 0.5    
New York 1887 (4)     Manhattan Club Championship     2.5  /  6
New York 1888 (2)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 1)    
  Baird, J.W. - Densmore, D.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1888 (3)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 2)    
  Baird, J.W. - Densmore, D.J.     1 - 0    
New York 1889 (1)     11th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Todd, J.H.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Stein, R.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Hanham, J.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Loyd, S.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Johnston, Wm. (2)     1 - 0    
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     10  /  44
New York 1890 (2)     12th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Hein, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Hanham, J.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Hathaway, C.H.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Halpern, J.C.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Yeaton, F.H.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Lipschutz, S.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Olly, E.N.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Simonson, G.     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     18.5  /  28
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Keyes, R.B.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Burlingame, E.E.     0 - 1    
  Baird, J.W. - Souweine, A.J.     0 - 1    
New York and New Orleans 1892     Manhattan - New Orleans telegraph match    
  Baird, J.W. - Dameron, F.     0.5 - 0.5    
Dresden 1892 (4)     7th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier C     4  /  6
Dresden 1892 (5)     7th German Chess Federation Congress - Siegergruppe     4  /  8
New York 1893 (14)     Manhattan Café Tournament     4.5  /  9
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Halpern, J.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Souweine, A.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Showalter, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Hodges, A.B.     0 - 1    
  Baird, J.W. - Showalter, J.W.     0 - 1    
Leipzig 1894 (1)     9th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     6.5  /  16
New York 1895 (2)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Bradford, R.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (4)     Manhattan - Staten Island Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Frank, S.A.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Nugent, C.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (10)     New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Showalter, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Ryan, J.S.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (11)     Manhattan - Newark Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Hymes, E.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (14)     Manhattan - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Arnheim, A.     0 - 1    
New York 1898 (1)     20th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     1  /  3
New York 1899 (2)     New York State Championship     3  /  4
Barmen 1905 (2)     Barmen Tournament - Meisterturnier B     3.5  /  17
Nuremberg 1906 (2)     15th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier, Section 1     6  /  9


Player information updated: 5 May 2020