Jenkin, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  118  2185 (92) 3
1871  104  2205 (85) 3
1872  101  2225 (81) 0
1873  93  2245 (75) 0
1874  81  2266 (67) 0
1875  75  2286 (56) 12
1876  73  2285 (56) 2
1877  66  2311 (53) 11
1878  73  2290 (57) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Jenkin, John  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The name appears in the Illustrated London News as 'John Jenkins' (e.g. 14 Oct. 1871, p.363; 9 Nov. 1872, p.479), and 'Jenkins' (e.g. 9 Apr. 1870, p.387; 24 Apr. 1880, p.414).
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 227
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 962
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 194
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 546
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 166, 168
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 58, 29 Apr. 1871, page 427
   [ILN], vol. 59, 14 Oct. 1871, page 363
   [ILN], vol. 62, 17 May 1873, page 475
   [ILN], vol. 67, 4 Dec. 1875, page 566
   [ILN], vol. 68, 29 Apr. 1876, page 431
   [ILN], vol. 71, 11 Aug. 1877, page 143
   [ILN], vol. 76, 24 Apr. 1880, page 414
   [TG], vol. 33, 6 Jan. 1877, page 7
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Chess Book Heaven at the Royal Dutch Library], page 4
   Harding, Tim.  [A History of the City of London Chess Magazine (Part 2)]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Irregular Regularity, Or, The Fifth Series], page 1
   Sericano, C.  [Glasgow 1875]

Tournament data

Glasgow 1870     Glasgow Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Jenkin, J. - Stenhouse, W.M.     2 - 1    
Edinburgh 1871     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Jenkin, J. - Robertson, Ja.A.     2 - 1    
Glasgow 1875 (1)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Scotland - England Match    
  Jenkin, J. - Halford, J.     1 - 0    
Glasgow 1875 (2)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Provincial Champion's Cup     7  /  11
Edinburgh 1876     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Jenkin, J. - Fraser, G.B.     0 - 2    
Birmingham 1877 (1)     Counties Chess Association - 1st Class     8  /  10
  Jenkin, J. - Wayte, W.     1 - 0    
London 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting     7  /  12


Player information updated: 14 Sept. 2015