Young, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  136  2098 (81) 4
1860  136  2122 (76) 3
1861  141  2124 (72) 7
1862  131  2125 (76) 0
1863  133  2126 (77) 0
1864  136  2127 (77) 2
1865  133  2135 (78) 0
1866  141  2144 (77) 1
1867  134  2162 (75) 2
1868  128  2160 (75) 2
1869  124  2163 (76) 2
1870  136  2157 (78) 1
1871  125  2159 (80) 0
1872  129  2160 (80) 3
1873  139  2156 (85) 0
1874  149  2151 (88) 1
1875  162  2140 (92) 0
1876  179  2129 (95) 0
1877  177  2118 (97) 0
1878  194  2107 (99) 0
1879  212  2095 (99) 0
1880  237  2084 (99) 0
1881  267  2073 (99) 0
1882  294  2062 (97) 0
1883  347  2051 (94) 2
1884  385  2028 (95) 4
1885  432  2010 (100) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Young, John William  
Born: 1835
Died: 8 Sep. 1889
 
Notes:
Steve Mann gives date of birth as 1834-1835, but probably 1835.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 6
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 972
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 473
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 12
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, Dec. 1884, page 439
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1859, page 190
   [CPM], vol. 2, July 1864, page 205
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 184
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 July 1867, page 217
   [CPQC], vol. 1, 18 July 1868, page 90
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Nov. 1868, page 120
   [CW], vol. 2, July 1866, page 156
   [CW], vol. 3, July 1867, page 145
   [Era], vol. 27, 4 June 1865, page 6
   [Era], vol. 29, 2 June 1867, page 7
   [HCWYA], 1 June 1867, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 31, 14 Nov. 1857, page 494
   [ILN], vol. 36, 2 June 1860, page 542
   [ILN], vol. 38, 15 June 1861, page 565
   [ILN], vol. 40, 4 Jan. 1862, page 30
   [ILN], vol. 48, 9 June 1866, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 54, 12 June 1869, page 603
   [ILN], vol. 64, 6 June 1874, page 547
   [LeM], vol. 109, 13 May 1872, page 3
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Early Games of Chess by Telephone], page 9
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1868: YCA Meeting, build-up]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - John William Young]

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

Parratt, W. - Young, J.W. (2) 1859         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
Watkinson, J. - Young, J.W. (2) 1861         (c)     2   -   3      Watkinson, J. gave odds of a knight

Tournament data

Huddersfield and Manchester 1859     4th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1860 (3)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament - 2nd Class    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Marsden, D.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Ammelburg, H.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Winterbottom, D.     1 - 0    
Wakefield 1861     Huddersfield - Wakefield Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Brook, G.     1 - 1    
Huddersfield 1864 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 1st Class Tournament    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Cadman, R.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Tegeler, J.G.F.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1866 (1)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Tournament 1    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Skipworth, A.B.     0 - 1    
Wakefield 1867 (1)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Tournament 1    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Cadman, R.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Werner, M.G.E.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1867     West Riding - North Riding Match    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Park, W.     2 - 0    
Sheffield 1868 (1)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Class I    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Cutler, G.O.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Skipworth, A.B.     0 - 1    
Huddersfield 1869 (2)     Bradford - Wakefield Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Werner, M.G.E.     1 - 1    
Halifax 1870 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 1st Class Tournament    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Watkinson, J.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1872 (1)     17th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting, Tournament 1    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Finlinson, J.H.S.     0 - 1    
Wakefield 1872     Bradford - Wakefield Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Werner, M.G.E.     1.5 - 0.5    
Huddersfield 1874     Wakefield - Leeds Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (2) - White, Ja.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Baddeley, J.     1.5 - 0.5    
Leeds 1884 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting - Class I    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Rayner, Ja.     0 - 1    
Bradford and Wakefield 1884     Bradford - Wakefield Telephone Match    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Macmaster, R.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Burn, A.     0 - 2    
Wakefield 1885 (1)     Bradford - Wakefield Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Young, J.W. (2) - Hall, J.E.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017