Witton, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  662  1896 (105) 1
1885  617  1906 (98) 1
1886  616  1901 (92) 0
1887  601  1896 (86) 9
1888  595  1891 (89) 0
1889  595  1885 (91) 0
1890  623  1879 (92) 0
1891  636  1874 (91) 0
1892  675  1868 (90) 2
1893  696  1874 (90) 1
1894  696  1887 (91) 0
1895  674  1900 (91) 0
1896  646  1913 (89) 0
1897  625  1926 (86) 1
1898  615  1928 (84) 1
1899  619  1937 (81) 1
1900  597  1952 (79) 1
1901  588  1969 (76) 1
1902  579  1977 (72) 1
1903  587  1971 (67) 1
1904  640  1972 (60) 10
1905  716  1930 (57) 15
1906  730  1925 (57) 9
1907  751  1923 (56) 19
1908  783  1871 (62) 11
1909  863  1875 (74) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Witton, John George  
Born: 24 Jan. 1852
Died: 26 Apr. 1910
 
Notes:
Gaige and Di Felice give 'Witton, Joseph George'. OzBase gives the same in several events, but gives 'Witton, John G.' at Adelaide 1887. According to Tim Harding (personal communication), Paul Dunn cites several Australian newspapers with 'John G. Witton' also.
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 14, 51, 61
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 320
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 467
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 215, 582
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [11th NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1884]
   Dunn, Paul.  [1902 NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match]
   Dunn, Paul.  [2nd Australian Championship 1887]
   Sarah.  [Joseph Henry Blackburne]

Tournament data

Sydney and Melbourne 1884     11th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Tullidge, W.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1885     12th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Heiman, D.     1 - 0    
Adelaide 1887     2nd Australian Championship     2  /  9
Sydney and Melbourne 1892     13th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Channon, Ja.     0 - 1    
Melbourne and Adelaide 1892     Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Harrison, W.F.     0 - 1    
Melbourne and Adelaide 1893     Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Pavia, V.J.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1897     17th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Ridley, W.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1898     18th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Miles, W.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1899     19th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Jonas, W.H.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1900     20th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Turner, C.E.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1901     21st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Henderson, S.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1902     22nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Crakanthorp, S.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1903     23rd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Wallis, F.J. (2)     0.5 - 0.5    
Melbourne 1904     11th Victoria Championship     5  /  9
Sydney and Melbourne 1904     24th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Taylour, H.     1 - 0    
Melbourne 1905 (1)     12th Victoria Championship     4.5  /  15
Sydney and Melbourne 1906     25th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Crakanthorp, L.S.     0 - 1    
Melbourne 1906     13th Victoria Championship     3.5  /  8
Sydney and Melbourne 1907     26th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Crakanthorp, L.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Melbourne 1907     15th Victoria Championship     11  /  18
Melbourne 1908 (1)     16th Victoria Championship     2  /  11
Sydney and Melbourne 1909     28th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Witton, J.G. - Cummings, E.L.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020