Craven, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1875  543  1865 (95) 2
1876  531  1855 (90) 5
1877  496  1848 (89) 0
1878  501  1842 (86) 0
1879  508  1835 (81) 4
1880  545  1824 (80) 0
1881  623  1814 (77) 2
1882  693  1805 (75) 2
1883  746  1813 (73) 2
1884  822  1816 (71) 7
1885  791  1802 (75) 3
1886  785  1798 (81) 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, no. 2, Feb. 1883, page 69
   [HCM], vol. 3, no. 8, May 1875, page 162
   [ILN], vol. 72, no. 2028, 11 May 1878, page 446
   [LeM], vol. 113, no. 11857, 11 Apr. 1876, page 5
   [LeM], vol. 116, no. 12783, 31 Mar. 1879, page 3
   [LeM], vol. 121, no. 14369, 28 Apr. 1884, page 7
   [LeM], no. 14685, 2 May 1885, page 7
   [LW], 27 Jan. 1883
   [WP], vol. 9, no. 2, 1 June 1876, page 26
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

Sheffield 1875 (3)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 3rd Class    
  Craven, J. - Field, T.W.     1 - 0    
  Craven, J. - Walton, T.     1 - 0    
Bradford 1876     Leeds - Bradford Club Match    
  Craven, J. - Himings     2 - 1    
Halifax 1876 (4)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 3rd Tournament    
  Craven, J. - Wall, C.E.F.     1 - 0    
  Craven, J. - Plate, W.     0 - 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: 5 Jan. 2023