de Soyres, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  139  2154 (67) 4
1872  119  2190 (57) 3
1873  119  2201 (45) 21
1874  108  2215 (43) 23
1875  124  2199 (45) 13
1876  141  2186 (48) 14
1877  159  2147 (50) 9
1878  167  2137 (52) 10
1879  145  2178 (56) 0
1880  123  2219 (55) 10
1881  149  2204 (62) 0
1882  175  2190 (64) 0
1883  207  2175 (63) 0
1884  224  2160 (59) 0
1885  261  2146 (50) 26
1886  267  2141 (64) 0
1887  279  2137 (74) 0
1888  276  2132 (82) 0
1889  282  2128 (88) 0
1890  305  2123 (93) 0
1891  318  2119 (96) 0
1892  333  2115 (99) 0
1893  345  2110 (102) 0
1894  357  2106 (103) 0
1895  353  2101 (104) 0
1896  358  2097 (104) 0
1897  354  2092 (104) 0
1898  369  2088 (103) 0
1899  378  2083 (102) 0
1900  387  2079 (99) 0
1901  412  2074 (96) 0
1902  423  2070 (93) 0
1903  426  2066 (88) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: de Soyres, John  
   Also known as: Rev. John de Soyres
Born: 26 Apr. 1849
Died: 3 Feb. 1905
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 80, 969
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 91, 400
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 147
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 150
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 202, 292, 344
Periodicals
   [IJ], 8 Nov. 1873, page 8
   [ILN], vol. 59, 29 July 1871, page 99
   [ILN], vol. 59, 9 Dec. 1871, page 555
   [ILN], vol. 60, 13 Apr. 1872, page 363
   [NSC], 20 May 1888
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: John de Soyres]
   Harding, Tim.  [Another Blast from the Postal Past], page 11
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Oxford-Cambridge University Match], page 7
   Sericano, C.  [Boston (Inghilterra) 1880]

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

Zukertort, J.H. - de Soyres, J. 1874 (1)         (c)     1   -   1
Zukertort, J.H. - de Soyres, J. 1874 (2)         (c)     2   -   0      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Zukertort, J.H. - de Soyres, J. 1874 (3)         (c)     1.5   -   0.5      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Zukertort, J.H. - de Soyres, J. 1874 (4)         (c)     2   -   0      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of a knight
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (1)         (f)     3   -   0
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (2)         (f)     2   -   1      Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and move
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (3)         (f)     2   -   1      Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Burn, A. - de Soyres, J. 1875 (4)         (f)     1   -   2      Burn, A. gave odds of a knight
de Soyres, J. - Wayte, W. 1880         (f)     3   -   1

Tournament data

Wiesbaden 1871 (1)     Wiesbaden Tournament, Section I     0  /  4
London 1872 (5)     City of London Club Handicap    
  de Soyres, J. - Shedlock, J.     1 - 0          de Soyres, J. gave odds of a rook
  de Soyres, J. - Lovelock, J.F.     1 - 0          de Soyres, J. gave odds of a rook
  de Soyres, J. - Down, H.F.     1 - 0          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1873     1st Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  de Soyres, J. - Parratt, W.     0 - 2    
Bristol 1873 (1)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  de Soyres, J. - Kempson, S.G.     1 - 0          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Lambert, C.J.     1 - 0    
  de Soyres, J. - Ranken, C.E.     1 - 0          Ranken, C.E. gave odds of pawn and move
Bristol 1873 (3)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section B     2  /  9
Ipswich, Suffolk 1873 (1)     East Anglian Chess Tournament - Class I     5  /  7
London 1874 (1)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  de Soyres, J. - Parratt, W.     2 - 1    
London 1874 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  de Soyres, J. - Eschwege, H.     1 - 2          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Mayow     1 - 2          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
Birmingham 1874 (4)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap    
  de Soyres, J. - Murray, A.K.     1 - 0    
  de Soyres, J. - Skipworth, A.B.     1 - 0          Skipworth, A.B. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Newham, W.L.     1 - 0    
  de Soyres, J. - Burn, A.     0.5 - 1.5          Burn, A. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Wayte, W.     0.5 - 0.5          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1875 (2)     City of London Club Handicap    
  de Soyres, J. - Vyse, W.E.     0 - 1          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
Cheltenham 1876 (2)     7th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class     13  /  15
Louth 1877 (1)     Lincoln County Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     5.5  /  9      odds player in pawn and move class
London 1878 (4)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     5.5  /  8
London 1878 (5)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  de Soyres, J. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1          Thorold, E. gave odds of pawn and move
  de Soyres, J. - Gumpel, C.G.     0 - 1          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and move
Boston, England 1880     10th Counties Chess Association Meeting     4  /  6
London 1885 (5)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     2  /  5
London 1885 (6)     British Chess Association - Ruskin Prize Tournament     4  /  6
London 1885 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     4  /  15
Hilversum 1903     3rd Netherland Chess Federation International Tournament     2  /  9


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017