Turner, J. Spencer




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  240  2048 (96) 2
1871  236  2065 (90) 0
1872  231  2082 (83) 0
1873  220  2098 (74) 17
1874  219  2097 (83) 0
1875  227  2095 (90) 0
1876  245  2093 (96) 0
1877  237  2091 (101) 0
1878  249  2089 (105) 0
1879  247  2087 (108) 0
1880  260  2085 (111) 0
1881  299  2083 (114) 0
1882  317  2081 (116) 0
1883  355  2079 (117) 0
1884  375  2078 (118) 0
1885  390  2076 (119) 0
1886  379  2074 (120) 0
1887  390  2072 (120) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Turner, John Spencer  
Born: 1830
Died: 18 Sep. 1905
 
Notes:
Gaige gives date of birth between 19-09-1829 and 18-09-1830. Harper's of 19 Feb. 1859 has 'S. Turner'.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 56, 146, 540
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 433
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 89, 175
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 15, 372
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. III, page 81, 99
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 14
Periodicals
   [BACA], vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 1858, page 4
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 295, 16 Dec. 1871, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 299, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [BDE], vol. 33, no. 114, 13 May 1872, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 34, no. 31, 6 Feb. 1873, page 4
   [CMNY], vol. 1, no. 12, Dec. 1857, page 378
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 2, Feb. 1859, page 72
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1859, page 101
   [DDG], 21 Jan. 1859
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1739, 21 Jan. 1872, page 14
   [Harp], 19 Feb. 1859
   [HWT], 18 May 1872
   [ILN], vol. 60, no. 1688, 13 Jan. 1872, page 51
   [NYC], 4 Apr. 1857
   [NYC], 29 Jan. 1859
   [NYC], 28 Mar. 1863
   [NYC], 8 June 1867
   [SoT], 23 Dec. 1871
   [SoT], 1 June 1872
   [TFF], 22 Dec. 1871
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

Tournament data

New York 1870 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament     0  /  2
New York 1873     Brooklyn Club Tournament     10  /  17
New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Turner, J.S. - Vorrath, A.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020