Stevens, Samuel




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  162  2180 (81) 9
1875  164  2177 (78) 5
1876  167  2170 (81) 2
1877  167  2166 (84) 0
1878  173  2162 (84) 0
1879  181  2158 (84) 0
1880  199  2154 (82) 0
1881  226  2150 (78) 2
1882  228  2164 (77) 3
1883  236  2176 (78) 1
1884  244  2182 (79) 1
1885  246  2184 (80) 1
1886  249  2181 (81) 1
1887  274  2164 (82) 1
1888  267  2163 (85) 0
1889  272  2161 (85) 1
1890  296  2157 (87) 1
1891  306  2155 (88) 0
1892  320  2153 (88) 0
1893  317  2151 (88) 0
1894  335  2149 (85) 0
1895  344  2146 (82) 7
1896  349  2142 (90) 0
1897  362  2138 (97) 0
1898  380  2134 (104) 0
1899  402  2129 (109) 0
1900  407  2125 (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 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Stevens, S.J. - Wisker, J.     1 - 2          Wisker, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1875 (6)     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, 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    
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: 25 Dec. 2021