Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  143  2156 (85) 6
1875  148  2153 (82) 3
1876  157  2150 (84) 2
1877  156  2148 (86) 0
1878  159  2147 (86) 0
1879  162  2145 (85) 0
1880  179  2144 (83) 0
1881  200  2143 (80) 2
1882  202  2157 (78) 3
1883  207  2172 (79) 1
1884  208  2179 (80) 1
1885  213  2181 (81) 1
1886  221  2179 (81) 1
1887  247  2164 (83) 1
1888  239  2162 (85) 0
1889  253  2160 (85) 1
1890  271  2157 (87) 1
1891  277  2154 (88) 0
1892  290  2151 (89) 0
1893  292  2149 (88) 0
1894  298  2146 (86) 0
1895  296  2143 (83) 7
1896  299  2137 (91) 0
1897  301  2131 (98) 0
1898  323  2124 (105) 0
1899  339  2118 (110) 0
1900  344  2112 (115) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Stevens, Samuel John  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that the 'Stevens' who played for the Bedford Institute Team in London in 1876 was S.J. Stevens, who was active in London clubs at the time.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 233
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 193
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 63, 15 Nov. 1873, page 471
   [ILN], vol. 71, 14 July 1877, page 47
   [ILN], vol. 71, 10 Nov. 1877, page 462
   [ILN], vol. 71, 1 Dec. 1877, page 535
   [ILN], vol. 71, 29 Dec. 1877, page 631
   [ILN], vol. 72, 25 May 1878, page 495
   [WP], vol. 9, 1 Aug. 1876, page 73

Tournament data

London 1874 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Manning, J.A.     2 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Stevens, S.J. - de Vere, C.V.     1.5 - 2.5          de Vere, C.V. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Wisker, J.     1 - 2          Wisker, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1876 (9)     Bedford Institute - International Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Tarrant, J.     2 - 0    
London 1881 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Gattie, W.M.     0 - 2    
London 1882 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - 4th Class Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Coster, C.H.     1 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1882 (8)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Pizzi, P.     1 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Stevens, S.J. - Maczuski, L.     0 - 1          Maczuski, L. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London 1883 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Carr, F.P.     1 - 0    
London 1884 (3)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Gunston, W.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Ball, W.F.     1 - 0    
London 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Lambert, C.J.     1 - 0    
London 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Puller, C.G.     0 - 1    
London 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Warner, J.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Pearse, A.     1 - 0    
Hastings 1895 (3)     7th British Amateur Championship - Section III     2.5  /  7
London 1896 (5)     City of London Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Bush, C.     1 - 0    
London (?) 1900     City of London - Oxford and Cambridge University Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Softlaw, H.G.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016