Jenkin, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  128  2187 (92) 3
1871  111  2207 (85) 3
1872  106  2228 (81) 0
1873  98  2248 (75) 0
1874  85  2269 (67) 0
1875  80  2290 (56) 12
1876  78  2289 (56) 2
1877  67  2315 (53) 11
1878  75  2294 (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). The Westminster Papers of 1 Jun. 1871 (p.19) also has 'Jenkins'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 227
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 962
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 194
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 143
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 546
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 166, 168
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 34, 15 Oct. 1871, page 7
   [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
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 June 1871, page 19
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 - Class I     7  /  12


Player information updated: 10 Aug. 2018