Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  165  2155 (85) 6
1875  172  2153 (82) 3
1876  179  2150 (84) 2
1877  176  2149 (86) 0
1878  183  2148 (86) 0
1879  185  2147 (85) 0
1880  199  2145 (83) 0
1881  225  2144 (79) 2
1882  231  2160 (78) 3
1883  238  2174 (79) 1
1884  241  2181 (79) 1
1885  238  2184 (80) 1
1886  244  2182 (81) 1
1887  269  2167 (82) 1
1888  264  2166 (84) 0
1889  273  2164 (85) 1
1890  290  2161 (87) 1
1891  300  2159 (88) 0
1892  310  2156 (88) 0
1893  311  2154 (87) 0
1894  319  2151 (85) 0
1895  324  2149 (82) 7
1896  324  2145 (90) 0
1897  330  2141 (97) 0
1898  352  2136 (104) 0
1899  363  2132 (109) 0
1900  372  2128 (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
   [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 (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, England 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Wisker, J.     1 - 2          Wisker, 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, L.     0 - 1          Maczuski, 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    
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: 5 May 2020