Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  193  2151 (69) 9
1875  209  2146 (62) 14
1876  197  2144 (69) 2
1877  192  2141 (74) 0
1878  196  2139 (77) 0
1879  202  2136 (79) 0
1880  220  2134 (78) 0
1881  248  2131 (76) 2
1882  243  2147 (76) 3
1883  260  2161 (77) 1
1884  262  2169 (78) 1
1885  264  2172 (79) 1
1886  262  2170 (80) 1
1887  292  2155 (82) 1
1888  284  2154 (84) 0
1889  292  2153 (85) 1
1890  317  2150 (87) 1
1891  320  2148 (88) 0
1892  337  2147 (88) 0
1893  339  2145 (87) 0
1894  352  2143 (85) 0
1895  363  2141 (82) 7
1896  357  2137 (90) 0
1897  367  2133 (97) 0
1898  385  2129 (104) 0
1899  404  2125 (109) 0
1900  406  2121 (114) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 128, 230
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 193
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 1, Feb. 1874, page 23
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 9, Oct. 1874, page 210
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 11, Dec. 1874, page 272
   [Fld], 31 Jan. 1874
   [Fld], 17 Oct. 1874
   [ILN], vol. 63, no. 1785, 15 Nov. 1873, page 471
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 1983, 14 July 1877, page 47
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2000, 10 Nov. 1877, page 462
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2003, 1 Dec. 1877, page 535
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 2009, 29 Dec. 1877, page 631
   [ILN], vol. 72, no. 2030, 25 May 1878, page 495
   [WP], vol. 6, no. 6, 1 Oct. 1873, page 104
   [WP], vol. 9, no. 4, 1 Aug. 1876, page 73

Tournament data

London, England 1874 (4)     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, England 1874 (6)     City of London Club 4th Class - Bedford Institute Club    
  Stevens, S.J. - Theobald, J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1874 (8)     City of London Club 4th Class - Bedford Institute Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Manning, J.A.     2 - 0    
London, England 1875 (5)     City of London Club Old Members - New Members Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Humphreys, E.E.     0 - 1    
London, England 1875 (7)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Wisker, J.     1 - 2          Wisker, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stevens, S.J. - Conyers (1)     2 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stevens, S.J. - Rabbeth, J.E.     2 - 1          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Stevens, S.J. - Peyer, V.C.     0.5 - 2.5          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1875 (15)     City of London Club Junior Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Gumpel, C.G.     1 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stevens, S.J. - Gastineau, H.F.     1 - 0          Stevens, S.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1876 (9)     Bedford Institute - International Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Tarrant, J.     2 - 0    
London, England 1881 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Gattie, W.M.     0 - 2    
London, England 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, England 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, A.L.     0 - 1          Maczuski, A.L. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1883 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Carr, F.P.     1 - 0    
London, England 1884 (3)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Gunston, W.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Ball, W.F.     1 - 0    
London, England 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Lambert, C.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Puller, C.G.     0 - 1    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Warner, J.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Pearse, A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Morton-Smith     1 - 0    
Hastings 1895 (3)     7th British Amateur Championship - Section III     2.5  /  7
London, England 1896 (5)     City of London Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Bush, C.     1 - 0    
London, England (?) 1900     City of London - Oxford and Cambridge University Club Match    
  Stevens, S.J. - Softlaw, H.G.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022