Baird, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  369  1861 (100) 2
1871  370  1887 (96) 0
1872  360  1912 (91) 0
1873  354  1937 (85) 0
1874  320  1963 (77) 0
1875  314  1988 (67) 0
1876  307  2013 (54) 38
1877  263  2058 (61) 0
1878  224  2103 (64) 0
1879  183  2147 (63) 0
1880  168  2192 (58) 13
1881  161  2210 (60) 0
1882  157  2228 (58) 0
1883  158  2245 (50) 18
1884  146  2269 (53) 0
1885  134  2292 (49) 14
1886  130  2292 (53) 0
1887  139  2293 (50) 8
1888  142  2296 (47) 2
1889  145  2295 (35) 49
1890  121  2319 (42) 4
1891  95  2364 (37) 27
1892  113  2349 (39) 20
1893  101  2358 (42) 9
1894  106  2353 (42) 21
1895  127  2324 (51) 6
1896  132  2317 (59) 0
1897  139  2311 (62) 0
1898  145  2304 (62) 3
1899  147  2305 (63) 4
1900  168  2292 (69) 0
1901  184  2279 (71) 0
1902  200  2265 (71) 0
1903  231  2252 (68) 0
1904  266  2239 (63) 0
1905  296  2225 (53) 17
1906  293  2232 (59) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Baird, John Washington  
Born: 22 Feb. 1852
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that the 'Baird' who played in the Brooklyn Club Tournament of 1870 was J.W. Baird.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 300
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 19
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 154
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 276, 337, 571
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 74, 179
   Hilbert, Napier, page 9, 128
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 2, 435
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 112
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 16
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 70
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 157, 161
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 22
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [New York 1891: A Day to Remember Part 1], page 8
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

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

Lasker, Em. - Baird, J.W. 1892         (f)     3   -   0

Tournament data

New York 1870 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament     0  /  2
New York 1876 (1)     Cafe International Tournament     2  /  22
New York 1876 (2)     Clipper Tournament     6  /  16
New York 1880 (2)     5th American Chess Congress - Minor Tourney     9  /  13
Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Priester, A.     0 - 2    
New York 1883     5th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     8  /  16
New York 1885 (3)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Rosenfeld, T.     0 - 1    
New York 1885 (4)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Rosenfeld, T.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1885 (5)     8th Manhattan Chess Club Championship     6.5  /  12
New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Limbeck, G.A.T.     1.5 - 0.5    
New York 1887 (4)     Manhattan Club Championship     2.5  /  6
New York 1888 (2)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 1)    
  Baird, J.W. - Densmore, D.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1888 (3)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 2)    
  Baird, J.W. - Densmore, D.J.     1 - 0    
New York 1889 (1)     11th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Todd, J.H.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Stein, R.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Hanham, J.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Loyd, S.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Johnston, Wm. (2)     1 - 0    
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     10  /  44
New York 1890 (2)     12th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Hein, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Hanham, J.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Hathaway, C.H.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Halpern, J.C.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Yeaton, F.H.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Lipschutz, S.     1 - 0    
  Baird, J.W. - Olly, E.N.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Simonson, G.     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (2)     Manhattan Club Championship     18.5  /  28
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Keyes, R.B.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Burlingame, E.E.     0 - 1    
  Baird, J.W. - Souweine, A.J.     0 - 1    
New York and New Orleans 1892     Manhattan - New Orleans telegraph match    
  Baird, J.W. - Dameron, F.     0.5 - 0.5    
Dresden 1892 (4)     7th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier C     4  /  6
Dresden 1892 (5)     7th German Chess Federation Congress - Siegergruppe     4  /  8
New York 1893 (14)     Manhattan Café Tournament     4.5  /  9
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Halpern, J.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Souweine, A.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Showalter, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Hodges, A.B.     0 - 1    
  Baird, J.W. - Showalter, J.W.     0 - 1    
Leipzig 1894 (1)     9th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     6.5  /  16
New York 1895 (2)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Bradford, R.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (4)     Manhattan - Staten Island Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Frank, S.A.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Nugent, C.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (10)     New York State Championship    
  Baird, J.W. - Showalter, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Baird, J.W. - Ryan, J.S.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (11)     Manhattan - Newark Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Hymes, E.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (14)     Manhattan - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Baird, J.W. - Arnheim, A.     0 - 1    
New York 1898 (1)     20th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     1  /  3
New York 1899 (2)     New York State Championship     3  /  4
Barmen 1905 (2)     Barmen Tournament - Meisterturnier B     3.5  /  17
Nuremberg 1906 (2)     15th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier, Section 1     6  /  9


Player information updated: 5 May 2020