Chambers, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  485  1962 (58) 9
1885  467  1980 (49) 11
1886  468  1977 (42) 39
1887  452  1991 (48) 9
1888  434  1992 (51) 6
1889  425  1999 (51) 11
1890  411  2024 (53) 9
1891  396  2044 (55) 5
1892  437  2027 (56) 11
1893  480  2009 (62) 0
1894  507  1991 (63) 0
1895  500  1973 (61) 7
1896  502  1969 (62) 0
1897  500  1964 (59) 11
1898  510  1964 (64) 0
1899  508  1964 (66) 0
1900  497  1965 (65) 0
1901  517  1965 (59) 8
1902  499  1990 (58) 5
1903  500  1993 (57) 4
1904  524  2006 (56) 5
1905  558  2004 (54) 8
1906  547  2023 (53) 7
1907  570  2018 (53) 7
1908  563  2017 (53) 7
1909  617  2000 (54) 11
1910  610  1987 (61) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Chambers, John Dillon  
Born: 1842
Died: June 1930
 
Notes:
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.
 
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 D 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: 17 Dec. 2017