Witton, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  551  1902 (107) 1
1885  540  1912 (101) 1
1886  544  1908 (96) 0
1887  531  1904 (90) 9
1888  511  1904 (94) 0
1889  514  1904 (96) 0
1890  529  1904 (98) 0
1891  540  1905 (99) 0
1892  558  1905 (99) 1
1893  575  1913 (100) 0
1894  579  1921 (99) 0
1895  538  1928 (98) 0
1896  530  1936 (96) 0
1897  520  1944 (92) 1
1898  523  1947 (90) 1
1899  523  1948 (87) 1
1900  503  1955 (85) 1
1901  512  1965 (82) 1
1902  514  1970 (78) 1
1903  510  1962 (73) 1
1904  552  1959 (67) 10
1905  623  1916 (64) 15
1906  628  1909 (64) 9
1907  647  1906 (64) 19
1908  651  1855 (69) 11
1909  692  1859 (79) 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
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 320
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 467
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. - Heimann, 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 1893     2nd 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.     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     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: 9 Jul. 2015