de Soyres, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  147  2185 (64) 4
1872  126  2224 (53) 7
1873  127  2226 (43) 21
1874  121  2235 (42) 23
1875  140  2215 (45) 13
1876  147  2199 (47) 14
1877  170  2159 (50) 9
1878  186  2147 (52) 10
1879  161  2186 (56) 0
1880  129  2226 (54) 10
1881  161  2211 (61) 0
1882  193  2195 (64) 0
1883  232  2180 (63) 0
1884  264  2164 (58) 0
1885  291  2149 (49) 26
1886  284  2146 (62) 0
1887  301  2143 (71) 0
1888  295  2141 (77) 0
1889  295  2138 (81) 0
1890  322  2135 (84) 0
1891  339  2133 (86) 0
1892  350  2130 (86) 0
1893  359  2127 (85) 0
1894  366  2124 (82) 4
1895  378  2120 (87) 0
1896  387  2115 (90) 0
1897  395  2110 (92) 0
1898  419  2106 (93) 0
1899  433  2101 (93) 0
1900  455  2097 (92) 0
1901  480  2092 (90) 0
1902  494  2087 (88) 0
1903  501  2083 (84) 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
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 1, Feb. 1874, page 23
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 9, Oct. 1874, page 227
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, June 1872, page 94
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 57
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1753, 28 Apr. 1872, page 2
   [Fld], 10 Jan. 1874
   [Fld], 4 Apr. 1874
   [IJ], no. 7161, 8 Nov. 1873, page 8
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1662, 29 July 1871, page 99
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1682, 9 Dec. 1871, page 555
   [ILN], vol. 60, no. 1701, 13 Apr. 1872, page 363
   [NSC], 20 May 1888
   [NYC], 3 Oct. 1874
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
de Soyres, J. - Barry, G. (1) 1894         (c)     2   -   1
de Soyres, J. - Short, R. 1894         (c)     0.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Wiesbaden 1871 (1)     Wiesbaden Tournament, Section I     0  /  4
London, England 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
  de Soyres, J. - Vyse, W.E.     0 - 1          de Soyres, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  de Soyres, J. - Fenton, R.H.F.     2 - 1    
London, England 1873 (1)     1st Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  de Soyres, J. - Parratt, W.     0 - 2    
Bristol 1873 (2)     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 (4)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section B     2  /  9
Ipswich, Suffolk 1873 (1)     East Anglian Chess Tournament - Class I     5  /  7
London, England 1874 (3)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  de Soyres, J. - Parratt, W.     2 - 1    
London, England 1874 (4)     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, England 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, England 1878 (4)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     5.5  /  8
London, England 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, England 1885 (7)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     2  /  5
London, England 1885 (8)     British Chess Association - Ruskin Prize Tournament     4  /  6
London, England 1885 (9)     British Chess Association Tournament     4  /  15
Hilversum 1903     3rd Netherland Chess Federation International Tournament     2  /  9


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021