John, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1902  57  2416 (37) 49
1903  57  2423 (45) 0
1904  57  2430 (41) 12
1905  37  2467 (37) 21
1906  32  2476 (37) 15
1907  24  2499 (34) 28
1908  25  2505 (37) 23
1909  33  2477 (46) 0
1910  48  2449 (45) 17
1911  46  2454 (55) 0
1912  43  2458 (59) 0
1913  37  2463 (58) 0
1914  35  2467 (52) 11
1915  29  2473 (56) 0
1916  29  2479 (56) 0
1917  30  2485 (49) 16
1918  32  2477 (50) 12
1919  35  2463 (51) 0
1920  37  2448 (44) 15
1921  49  2436 (44) 17
1922  71  2406 (55) 4
1923  79  2396 (65) 0
1924  94  2386 (72) 0
1925  103  2376 (77) 0
1926  114  2366 (79) 0
1927  141  2356 (80) 0
1928  158  2346 (79) 0
1929  181  2336 (77) 0
1930  199  2326 (73) 0
1931  195  2316 (66) 0
1932  186  2306 (56) 14
1933  167  2298 (61) 7

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 (5)     Berlin Tournament     6.5  /  14
Bad Salzbrunn 1933     20th Silesian Chess Federation Congress - Master Tournament     3  /  7


Player information updated: 15 Jun. 2021