Witton, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  639  1899 (105) 1
1885  609  1909 (98) 1
1886  607  1904 (93) 0
1887  594  1899 (86) 9
1888  586  1893 (89) 0
1889  586  1887 (91) 0
1890  612  1882 (92) 0
1891  625  1876 (91) 0
1892  666  1870 (90) 2
1893  683  1876 (91) 1
1894  679  1889 (91) 0
1895  638  1902 (91) 0
1896  623  1915 (89) 0
1897  603  1928 (86) 1
1898  587  1931 (84) 1
1899  600  1939 (81) 1
1900  574  1955 (79) 1
1901  573  1971 (76) 1
1902  567  1980 (73) 1
1903  576  1974 (68) 1
1904  626  1975 (60) 10
1905  689  1933 (57) 15
1906  707  1927 (57) 9
1907  721  1926 (57) 19
1908  757  1874 (62) 11
1909  827  1878 (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