Champion, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  292  1852 (104) 2
1865  331  1855 (99) 3
1866  357  1855 (98) 4
1867  347  1851 (100) 2
1868  370  1837 (105) 0
1869  381  1822 (108) 0
1870  435  1808 (111) 0
1871  479  1793 (114) 0
1872  505  1779 (116) 1
1873  545  1770 (120) 0
1874  585  1761 (123) 0
1875  616  1752 (126) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Champion, John James  
Born: 7 Apr. 1834
Died:
 
Notes:
The Era of 9 Feb. 1868 (p.4) has 'T. Champion' in error.
 
References
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 10, Nov. 1874, page 234
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 3, Mar. 1866, page 92
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 5, May 1866, page 153
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 7, July 1866, page 218
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1866, page 332
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1866, page 383
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 1, Jan. 1867, page 31
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1867, page 72
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 7, 1 July 1867, page 217
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 1, Mar. 1866, page 25
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 5, July 1866, page 156
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 4, July 1867, page 145
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 12, Mar. 1868, page 466
   [Era], vol. 28, no. 1430, 18 Feb. 1866, page 6
   [Era], vol. 39, no. 1533, 9 Feb. 1868, page 4
   [HCM], vol. 3, no. 8, May 1875, page 162
   [HCWYA], no. 893, 1 June 1867, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1374, 9 June 1866, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 50, no. 1430, 8 June 1867, page 586
   [LeM], vol. 109, no. 10636, 13 May 1872, page 3
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1873: Blackburne Visits Sheffield]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - John James Champion]

Tournament data

Huddersfield and Sheffield 1864     Huddersfield - Sheffield Club Match    
  Champion, J.J. - Miller, W.J.C.     0.5 - 1.5    
Sheffield 1865     Sheffield Athenaeum Club Tournament    
  Champion, J.J. - Roddewig, W.     2 - 0          Champion, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Champion, J.J. - Bennett, J.     1 - 2    
Sheffield 1866 (2)     Sheffield Athenaeum Club Handicap     11  /  17      odds player in pawn and move class
Wakefield 1867 (3)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Tournament 3    
  Champion, J.J. - Ellis, W.     1 - 0    
  Champion, J.J. - Waldheim, F.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1872 (2)     17th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting, Tournament 2    
  Champion, J.J. - Fawcett, J.A.     0 - 1    
Sheffield 1875 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 2nd Class    
  Champion, J.J. - Marks, J.C.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022