John, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1902  56  2416 (37) 49
1903  55  2423 (45) 0
1904  55  2429 (41) 12
1905  37  2465 (37) 21
1906  31  2474 (37) 15
1907  24  2498 (34) 28
1908  25  2504 (37) 23
1909  33  2476 (46) 0
1910  48  2449 (45) 17
1911  45  2453 (55) 0
1912  44  2458 (58) 0
1913  37  2463 (58) 0
1914  34  2468 (52) 11
1915  30  2474 (56) 0
1916  29  2480 (55) 0
1917  30  2486 (49) 16
1918  31  2480 (50) 12
1919  34  2466 (51) 0
1920  39  2453 (44) 15
1921  50  2441 (44) 17
1922  71  2411 (55) 4
1923  77  2401 (65) 0
1924  91  2391 (72) 0
1925  100  2381 (76) 0
1926  111  2371 (78) 0
1927  139  2362 (79) 0
1928  166  2352 (77) 0
1929  188  2342 (74) 0
1930  208  2332 (69) 0
1931  225  2322 (61) 0
1932  234  2312 (49) 14
1933  224  2313 (47) 7
1934  203  2321 (44) 27

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: John, Walter  
Born: 29 Jan. 1879
Died: 27 Dec. 1944
 
Notes:
Gaige and Woodger give date of birth as 1879, and say he died c1940. Alan McGowan, in a comment on the Walter John page at chessgames.com, gives precise birth and death dates.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 308
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 388
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 264
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 83
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 195
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 448, 458, 576
   McGowan, Kurt Richter, page 362
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 123
   Woodger, Reuben Fine, page 351
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]
   [Walter John]

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

John, Wa. - Marco, G. 1905         (f)     3   -   3
John, Wa. - Spielmann, R. 1908         (f)     5   -   3
Mieses, J. - John, Wa. 1917         (f)     2.5   -   2.5

Tournament data

Berlin 1902 (5)     Berlin Finckenschaft-Turnier     9  /  14
Berlin 1902 (6)     Café Kerkau Free Tournament     9  /  13
Berlin 1902 (9)     Berlin Summer Tournament - Section II     6  /  7
Hanover 1902 (2)     13th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier A     15  /  21
Berlin 1902 (10)     1st Tournament of the General Chess Federation of Berlin     4  /  7
Coburg 1904 (1)     14th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     4  /  12
Barmen 1905 (1)     Barmen Tournament - Meisterturnier A     7  /  15
Ostend 1906 (1)     Ostend Tournament - First Stage, Section A - Section B     4.5  /  9
Ostend 1906 (4)     Ostend Tournament - Second Stage, Section B - Section D     2.5  /  6
Ostend 1907 (3)     Ostend Master Tournament     16  /  28
Dusseldorf 1908 (1)     16th German Chess Federation Congress - Master Tournament     9  /  15
Hamburg 1910 (1)     17th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     5.5  /  17
Mannheim 1914 (1)     19th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     5  /  11
Berlin 1917     Berlin Tournament     9.5  /  11
Breslau 1918     Breslau Tournament     11  /  12
Goteborg 1920 (2)     Göteborg Tournament - Section B     9  /  15
Hamburg 1921 (1)     21st German Chess Federation Congress - Master Tournament     6.5  /  11
Berlin 1921 (5)     Berlin Tournament     4.5  /  6
Berlin 1922 (4)     Germany - Holland Match    
  John, Wa. - te Kolste, J.W.     1 - 1    
Berlin 1922 (5)     Germany - Sweden Match    
  John, Wa. - Nilsson, A.     1 - 1    
Berlin 1932 (6)     Berlin Tournament     6.5  /  14
Bad Salzbrunn 1933     20th Silesian Chess Federation Congress - Master Tournament     3  /  7
Aachen 1934     30th Congress of the Deutschen Schachbundes     7.5  /  17
Berlin 1934     Berlin West District Championship     7  /  10


Player information updated: 19 Jan. 2022