Jones, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1862  185  2083 (118) 1
1863  173  2096 (113) 0
1864  176  2109 (108) 0
1865  178  2121 (101) 0
1866  186  2134 (94) 0
1867  174  2146 (86) 70
1868  170  2161 (76) 19
1869  157  2180 (76) 2
1870  140  2210 (76) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Jones, William B.  
   Also known as: Dr. W.B. Jones
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that Dr. W.B. Jones is the player referred to as 'Dr. Jones of Washington, D.C.'.
 
References
Books
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 130, 368
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. II, page 88
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. III, page 31
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 14, 56
Periodicals
   [Alb], 26 June 1869
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 11, Nov. 1859, page 349
   [FLIN], 22 May 1858
   [FLIN], 29 May 1858
   [HWT], 15 Apr. 1871
   [ILN], vol. 55, no. 1547, 10 July 1869, page 51
   [NYC], 10 May 1862
   [NYC], 31 May 1862
   [NYC], 14 Nov. 1868
   [NYC], 21 Nov. 1868
   [NYC], 15 Jan. 1870
   [NYC], 29 Apr. 1871
   [PDEB], 15 Nov. 1867
   [RT], vol. 9, no. 226, 22 May 1869, page 333
   [RT], vol. 9, no. 227, 29 May 1869, page 349
   [TFF], 24 June 1870

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

Lichtenhein, T. - Jones, W.B. 1862         (c)     1   -   0
Jones, W.B. - Ingersoll, E.C. 1867         (c)     52   -   18
Reichhelm, G.C. - Jones, W.B. 1868         (c)     5   -   4      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of a knight
Jones, W.B. - Williamson (1) 1868         (f)     7   -   3

Tournament data

New York 1869 (4)     New York Club Tournament    
  Jones, W.B. - Ware, P.     0 - 2    
New York 1870 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Jones, W.B. - Mackenzie, G.H.     1 - 1          Mackenzie, G.H. gave odds of pawn and move
New York 1870 (4)     Brooklyn Club - Cafe International Team Match     3.5  /  5


Player information updated: 5 May 2020