Muñoz, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  339  1955 (69) 25
1874  323  1958 (78) 0
1875  339  1960 (85) 0
1876  351  1963 (90) 0
1877  338  1965 (94) 0
1878  337  1968 (97) 0
1879  342  1970 (100) 0
1880  356  1973 (102) 0
1881  402  1975 (103) 0
1882  431  1978 (103) 0
1883  481  1980 (103) 0
1884  503  1983 (102) 0
1885  506  1986 (100) 0
1886  493  1988 (98) 0
1887  491  1991 (95) 4
1888  505  1974 (97) 0
1889  532  1957 (99) 2
1890  559  1953 (102) 0
1891  574  1948 (105) 1
1892  610  1935 (109) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Muñoz, John B.  
   Also known as: Juan Muñoz
Born: 1844
Died: 18 Mar. 1894
 
Notes:
Brother of Manuel Muñoz, jr., and son of Manuel Muñoz, sr. (Manuel Muñoz y Castro). The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of 9 Dec. 1872 gives 'T.B. Munoz'. The obituary in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle of 29 Mar. 1894 says he died 'Sunday week', which I take to mean 18 Mar. 1894. He died at age 49, so was born between 19 Mar. 1844 and 18 Mar. 1845. The passenger list of the Ida, which arrived in Philadelphia on 24 July 1862 from Venezuela, has 'Juan Munoz' age 17, which further constrains his data of birth to no earlier than 25 July 1844. The Brookly Daily Eagle of 25 Oct. 1885 (p.16) has 'J.I. Munoz', which I am guessing is an error for 'J.B. Munoz'.
 
References
Books
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 118
   Rogers, New York State Chess Association, page 22
   Sánchez, José Raúl Capablanca, page 27, 31, 500
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. III, page 99
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 131, 138
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 33, 9 Dec. 1872, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 34, 16 July 1873, page 2
   [BDE], vol. 42, 22 Feb. 1881, page 4
   [BDE], vol. 43, 20 Oct. 1882, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 44, 7 Oct. 1883, page 8
   [BDE], vol. 46, 25 Oct. 1885, page 16
   [BDE], vol. 46, 7 Nov. 1886, page 10
   [BDE], vol. 52, 18 Jan. 1892, page 1
   [BDE], vol. 54, 29 Mar. 1894, page 8
   [CCC], vol. 4, 7 Mar. 1889, page 87
   [Era], vol. 33, 9 Apr. 1871, page 7
   [SoT], 12 Nov. 1870
Web
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]

Tournament data

New York 1873     Brooklyn Club Tournament     10  /  25
New York 1887 (1)     10th New York State Championship    
  Munoz, J.B. - Bixby, W.C.     1 - 0    
  Munoz, J.B. - Shipley, W.P.     1 - 0    
  Munoz, J.B. - Angresius, C.F.     0 - 1    
  Munoz, J.B. - Mintz, F.     0 - 1    
New York 1889 (1)     11th New York State Championship    
  Munoz, J.B. - Loyd, S.     0 - 1    
  Munoz, J.B. - Bishop, A.     1 - 0    
  Munoz, J.B. - Catlin, H.C.     0 - 1    
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Munoz, J.B. - Baird, D.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1892 (1)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Munoz, J.B. - Broughton, L.D.     0 - 1    
New York 1892 (2)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Munoz, J.B. - Broughton, L.D.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020