Jenkin, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  132  2196 (90) 3
1871  118  2215 (82) 3
1872  104  2237 (77) 0
1873  94  2258 (70) 8
1874  86  2278 (64) 0
1875  83  2298 (55) 12
1876  81  2295 (55) 2
1877  68  2321 (52) 11
1878  81  2299 (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'. The Field of 15 Feb. 1873 has 'T. 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 112, 115
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 546
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 166, 168
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 34, 15 Oct. 1871, page 7
   [Fld], 15 Feb. 1873
   [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]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Jenkin, J. - Grant, R.M. 1873         (f)     5   -   3

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, England 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     7  /  12


Player information updated: 5 May 2020