Withers, John


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  131  2136 (159) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Withers, John  
Born: 1804
Died: 24 Mar. 1882
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth between 25-03-1804 and 24-03-1805. The Chess Player (1852, v.3, p.120) gives name as 'Whithers'.
 
References
Books
   Burt, Bristol Chess Club, page 1, 23
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 467
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 109
   Walker, A Selection of Games at Chess, page 280
   Williams, Souvenir of the Bristol Club, page 143
Periodicals
   [BLL], 17 May 1840, page 2
   [BLL], 9 Feb. 1845, page 2
   [BLL], 17 Sep. 1848, page 8
   [BLL], 1 Dec. 1850, page 8
   [CP], vol. 3, Dec. 1852, page 120
   [CPC], vol. 2, 22 Jan. 1842, page 208
   [CPC], vol. 5, Dec. 1844, page 380
   [CPC], vol. 6, Aug. 1845, page 225
   [CPC], vol. 1, Apr. 1853, page 125
   [CPC], vol. 3, Nov. 1855, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [Era], vol. 22, 16 Sep. 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, 11 Nov. 1860, page 5
   [Era], vol. 23, 2 June 1861, page 16
   [Era], vol. 24, 23 Feb. 1862, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 15, 15 Dec. 1849, page 395
   [ILN], vol. 27, 29 Dec. 1855, page 774
   [NCG], 7 Nov. 1840
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 June 1842, page 319
Web
   Burt, John.  [The Bristol Chess Club]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7

Tournament data

Bristol 1864 (2)     Bristol Grand Tournament    
  Withers, J. - Fedden, N.     1 - 0    
  Withers, J. - Holloway, A.     1 - 0    
  Withers, J. - Bolt, W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017