Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  153  2157 (85) 6
1875  156  2154 (82) 3
1876  161  2151 (84) 2
1877  156  2150 (86) 0
1878  158  2148 (86) 0
1879  164  2147 (85) 0
1880  180  2145 (83) 0
1881  200  2143 (80) 2
1882  204  2158 (78) 3
1883  208  2172 (79) 1
1884  210  2179 (80) 1
1885  217  2181 (81) 1
1886  223  2180 (81) 1
1887  249  2165 (83) 1
1888  242  2163 (85) 0
1889  254  2161 (85) 1
1890  273  2157 (87) 1
1891  281  2155 (88) 0
1892  296  2152 (89) 0
1893  297  2149 (88) 0
1894  299  2147 (86) 0
1895  298  2144 (83) 7
1896  300  2138 (91) 0
1897  305  2131 (98) 0
1898  325  2125 (105) 0
1899  340  2119 (110) 0
1900  346  2113 (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