Babson, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1893  373  2084 (64) 24
1894  396  2071 (65) 10
1895  397  2058 (73) 0
1896  412  2044 (78) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Babson, Joseph Ney  
Born: 26 Dec. 1852
Died: 20 Dec. 1929
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 18
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 129
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 12
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 7
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 25
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 121
   Rowland, Pollock Memories, page 151
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 42, 108
Web
   Donaldson, John.  [History of the MI Chess Room]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4320. Multiple problem]
   Wright, Stephen.  [BCCF E-mail Bulletin #5], page 4
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]
   Wright, Stephen.  [A Tale of Three Cities: the 1895 Pacific Cable Matches]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Steinitz, W. - Babson, J.N. 1893         (c)     1   -   1
Piper, T.H. - Babson, J.N. 1896         (f)     7   -   2

Tournament data

Montreal 1893 (1)     Montreal Club Handicap Tournament     19  /  24
  Babson, J.N. - Marshall, F.J.     0.5 - 2.5          Babson, J.N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Montreal 1893 (2)     1st Montreal Club Championship     8.5  /  18
Montreal 1894     21st Canadian Championship     3  /  10
Seattle and San Francisco 1899     Seattle - San Francisco Cable Match    
  Babson, J.N. - Manson, N.J.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 14 Nov. 2015