Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  144  2154 (85) 6
1875  148  2151 (82) 3
1876  159  2148 (84) 2
1877  155  2147 (86) 0
1878  157  2146 (86) 0
1879  161  2144 (85) 0
1880  179  2143 (83) 0
1881  200  2142 (80) 2
1882  201  2156 (78) 3
1883  208  2171 (79) 1
1884  207  2178 (80) 1
1885  214  2180 (81) 1
1886  220  2178 (81) 1
1887  248  2164 (83) 1
1888  239  2162 (85) 0
1889  254  2160 (85) 1
1890  270  2156 (87) 1
1891  278  2153 (88) 0
1892  291  2151 (89) 0
1893  294  2148 (88) 0
1894  298  2145 (86) 0
1895  296  2143 (83) 7
1896  299  2136 (91) 0
1897  302  2130 (98) 0
1898  325  2124 (105) 0
1899  340  2118 (110) 0
1900  345  2111 (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