Baird, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  370  1861 (100) 2
1871  371  1886 (96) 0
1872  361  1911 (91) 0
1873  357  1937 (85) 0
1874  321  1962 (77) 0
1875  317  1987 (67) 0
1876  311  2012 (54) 38
1877  265  2057 (61) 0
1878  230  2102 (64) 0
1879  185  2146 (63) 0
1880  169  2191 (58) 13
1881  163  2209 (60) 0
1882  162  2226 (58) 0
1883  164  2244 (50) 18
1884  152  2267 (53) 0
1885  139  2291 (49) 14
1886  138  2291 (53) 0
1887  144  2291 (50) 8
1888  146  2294 (47) 2
1889  150  2293 (35) 49
1890  125  2317 (42) 4
1891  97  2361 (37) 27
1892  115  2347 (39) 20
1893  104  2356 (42) 9
1894  109  2350 (42) 21
1895  134  2322 (51) 6
1896  140  2315 (59) 0
1897  144  2308 (62) 0
1898  153  2301 (62) 3
1899  155  2303 (63) 4
1900  172  2290 (69) 0
1901  188  2276 (71) 0
1902  203  2263 (71) 0
1903  235  2250 (68) 0
1904  271  2237 (63) 0
1905  300  2223 (53) 17
1906  295  2230 (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