Chambers, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  490  1961 (58) 9
1885  472  1979 (49) 11
1886  470  1976 (42) 39
1887  454  1990 (48) 9
1888  438  1991 (51) 6
1889  427  1998 (51) 11
1890  413  2023 (53) 9
1891  398  2043 (55) 5
1892  441  2026 (56) 11
1893  483  2008 (62) 0
1894  514  1990 (63) 0
1895  510  1973 (61) 7
1896  509  1968 (62) 0
1897  509  1963 (59) 11
1898  519  1963 (64) 0
1899  530  1964 (66) 0
1900  520  1964 (65) 0
1901  540  1964 (59) 8
1902  519  1989 (58) 5
1903  525  1992 (57) 4
1904  553  2005 (56) 5
1905  570  2003 (53) 8
1906  555  2021 (53) 7
1907  582  2017 (53) 7
1908  580  2016 (53) 7
1909  633  1999 (54) 11
1910  636  1986 (61) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Chambers, John Dibbin  
Born: 1842
Died: 15 June 1930
 
Notes:
Forster and Di Felice have 'Chambers, John Dillon'. McGowan has 'John Dibbin Chambers'. Possibly the 'G.D. Chambers' who played in the circulating chess game reported in the Chess Monthly of Sept. 1883 (see Chess Note 4652), but the first initial 'G' would then have to be an error. Gaige has date of birth as 1842. McGowan has date of birth as 'c1845'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 223
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 302
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 261, 956
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 67
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 192
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 45
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Blackburne in Sheffield]
   McGowan, Alan.  [John Dibbin Chambers]
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1895]
   Sericano, C.  [Belfast 1886]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]

Tournament data

Glasgow 1884     1st Scottish Championship     2.5  /  9
Edinburgh 1885     2nd Scottish Championship     6  /  11
Glasgow 1886     3rd Scottish Championship     4  /  11
Nottingham 1886 (1)     Counties Chess Association - Minor Tourney, Division I     1.5  /  6
Nottingham 1886 (5)     Counties Chess Association - Handicap Tournament    
  Chambers, J.D. - Job, J.     0 - 1          Chambers, J.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Belfast 1886 (1)     2nd Irish Chess Association Congress     3  /  8
Belfast 1886 (2)     Handicap Tournament     7.5  /  13      odds player in pawn and two moves class
Edinburgh 1887     4th Scottish Championship     4.5  /  8
Stamford 1887 (3)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Chambers, J.D. - Mills, D.Y.     0 - 1          Mills, D.Y. gave odds of the move
Glasgow 1888 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Chambers, J.D. - Howard, F.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
Glasgow 1888 (2)     5th Scottish Championship     1  /  5
Edinburgh 1889     6th Scottish Championship     6  /  10
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Chambers, J.D. - Sugden, E.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Dundee 1890     7th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  9
Glasgow 1891 (1)     8th Scottish Championship     5  /  5
Edinburgh 1892     9th Scottish Championship     6  /  11
Edinburgh 1895 (1)     12th Scottish Championship     2.5  /  7
Glasgow 1897     14th Scottish Championship     4.5  /  10
Liverpool 1897 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Chambers, J.D. - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1901 (1)     Lancashire - Cheshire County Match    
  Chambers, J.D. - Wellington, S.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1901 (2)     18th Scottish Championship     2  /  7
Perth, Scotland 1902     19th Scottish Championship     3  /  5
Edinburgh 1903     20th Scottish Championship     1  /  4
Dundee 1904     21st Scottish Championship     3  /  5
Stirling 1905     22nd Scottish Championship     3  /  8
Glasgow 1906     23rd Scottish Championship     3.5  /  7
Edinburgh 1907     24th Scottish Championship     2.5  /  7
Dundee 1908     25th Scottish Championship     3.5  /  7
Glasgow 1909     26th Scottish Championship     4  /  11
Edinburgh 1910     27th Scottish Championship     3  /  9


Player information updated: 16 Dec. 2018