Baird, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  396  1881 (100) 2
1871  405  1901 (96) 0
1872  397  1922 (91) 0
1873  396  1943 (85) 0
1874  395  1964 (77) 0
1875  388  1984 (67) 0
1876  347  2005 (54) 38
1877  291  2050 (61) 0
1878  253  2095 (64) 0
1879  199  2140 (63) 0
1880  187  2185 (58) 13
1881  178  2203 (60) 0
1882  168  2221 (58) 0
1883  175  2239 (50) 18
1884  162  2263 (53) 0
1885  150  2286 (49) 14
1886  148  2287 (53) 0
1887  151  2288 (49) 8
1888  155  2291 (47) 2
1889  158  2292 (34) 49
1890  133  2315 (42) 4
1891  101  2357 (37) 27
1892  118  2343 (39) 20
1893  105  2353 (42) 9
1894  109  2350 (41) 21
1895  139  2325 (49) 7
1896  143  2317 (58) 0
1897  140  2309 (62) 0
1898  158  2302 (62) 3
1899  160  2303 (63) 4
1900  172  2289 (68) 0
1901  204  2276 (71) 0
1902  223  2263 (71) 0
1903  255  2249 (68) 0
1904  291  2236 (62) 0
1905  321  2223 (53) 17
1906  318  2229 (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     1  /  3
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: 1 Sept. 2022