Craven, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  490  1787 (117) 3
1877  457  1793 (111) 0
1878  466  1799 (103) 0
1879  461  1804 (95) 4
1880  482  1802 (91) 0
1881  555  1801 (86) 2
1882  622  1799 (83) 2
1883  667  1813 (79) 2
1884  730  1818 (76) 7
1885  708  1805 (79) 3
1886  704  1801 (84) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Craven, John  
Born: 15 Apr. 1837
Died: 19 June 1900
 
Notes:
John Craven of Leeds, active in the 1870s and 1880s, is not to be confused with Alderman John Craven of Halifax, who was president of the Halifax Chess Club in the 1850s, or an older John Craven, also of Halifax, and also a chess player. See Steve Mann's web page on the Leeds player for clarification.
 
References
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 3, Feb. 1883, page 69
   [ILN], vol. 72, 11 May 1878, page 446
   [LeM], vol. 113, 11 Apr. 1876, page 5
   [LeM], vol. 116, 31 Mar. 1879, page 3
   [LeM], vol. 121, 28 Apr. 1884, page 7
   [LeM], 2 May 1885, page 7
   [LW], 27 Jan. 1883
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - John Craven (of Leeds)]
   [West Yorkshire v. Tyne and Tees-Side]

Tournament data

Bradford 1876     Leeds - Bradford Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Himings     2 - 1    
Leeds 1879     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Cooper, R.O.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1879     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Evans, E.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1881 (1)     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Cooper, R.O.     1 - 1    
Leeds 1882 (4)     Leeds - Hull Church Institute Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Rust     0 - 2    
Leeds 1882 (5)     Leeds - Bradford Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Glaser, H.     0 - 2    
Leeds 1882 (7)     Leeds - Frizinghall Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Whitley, J.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Craven, J. - Horrocks, W.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1883 (2)     Leeds - Ilkley Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Petty, J.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1884 (1)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Harris, W.J.     1 - 0    
Bradford 1884 (2)     Leeds - Bradford Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Glaser, H.     1 - 1    
Leeds 1884 (2)     Leeds - Scarborough Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Amos, R.     1 - 1    
Leeds 1884 (3)     Leeds - Bradford Exchange Match    
  Craven, J. - Dyson, E.C.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1884 (5)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting - Class II    
  Craven, J. - Wright, M.     1 - 0    
  Craven, J. - Rea, W.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Craven, J. - Greenwood, T.     0 - 2    
Bradford 1885     Leeds - Bradford Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Craven, J. - Ferrand, W.C.     1 - 1    
Wakefield 1885 (4)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Class C    
  Craven, J. - Rhodes, M.     1 - 0    
  Craven, J. - Stringer, J.W.     0 - 1    
Sheffield 1886 (1)     Sheffield and District - Leeds Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Craven, J. - Camm, W.H.     1 - 1    
Huddersfield 1886 (6)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Class B, Section 1    
  Craven, J. - Woollard, J.A.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1886 (3)     1st Yorkshire County Chess Club Meeting - Class B    
  Craven, J. - Hawke, A.H.     0 - 1    
Harrogate 1888     Tyneside and Tees-Side - West Yorkshire Match    
  Craven, J. - Bell, C.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 17 Dec. 2017