de Soyres, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  149  2151 (67) 4
1872  129  2187 (57) 3
1873  123  2199 (45) 21
1874  111  2213 (43) 23
1875  130  2198 (45) 13
1876  147  2185 (48) 14
1877  167  2146 (50) 9
1878  175  2136 (52) 10
1879  150  2176 (56) 0
1880  127  2217 (55) 10
1881  155  2202 (62) 0
1882  182  2188 (64) 0
1883  214  2173 (63) 0
1884  233  2158 (59) 0
1885  270  2144 (50) 26
1886  271  2139 (64) 0
1887  284  2135 (74) 0
1888  280  2131 (82) 0
1889  284  2126 (88) 0
1890  306  2122 (93) 0
1891  319  2117 (96) 0
1892  334  2113 (99) 0
1893  345  2109 (102) 0
1894  359  2104 (103) 0
1895  357  2100 (104) 0
1896  361  2096 (104) 0
1897  359  2091 (104) 0
1898  372  2087 (103) 0
1899  391  2083 (102) 0
1900  405  2078 (99) 0
1901  429  2074 (96) 0
1902  441  2070 (93) 0
1903  452  2065 (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
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1872, page 94
   [Era], vol. 34, 28 Apr. 1872, page 2
   [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, 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
London, England 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, England 1874 (1)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  de Soyres, J. - Parratt, W.     2 - 1    
London, England 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, 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 (5)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     2  /  5
London, England 1885 (6)     British Chess Association - Ruskin Prize Tournament     4  /  6
London, England 1885 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     4  /  15
Hilversum 1903     3rd Netherland Chess Federation International Tournament     2  /  9


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018