Shaw, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  429  1875 (75) 12
1877  378  1925 (70) 9
1878  350  1972 (70) 0
1879  309  2019 (66) 10
1880  288  2048 (65) 0
1881  298  2078 (60) 18
1882  306  2085 (60) 12
1883  308  2109 (66) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Shaw, Joseph William  
Born: 1834
Died: 25 Feb. 1897
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 387
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 500
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 51
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 21
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 27
Periodicals
   [CP], vol. 2, no. 48, 12 June 1852, page 192
   [ILN], vol. 38, no. 1093, 15 June 1861, page 565
   [WSoT], 26 May 1866
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess Trivia]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Closed]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Joseph Shaw]
   Harding, Tim.  [Chess Books for Christmas], page 12
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

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

Henderson, John - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (1)         (f)     2   -   2      Henderson, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
Henderson, John - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (2)         (f)     2   -   2      Henderson, John gave odds of the exchange
Henderson, John - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (3)         (f)     1.5   -   2.5      Henderson, John gave odds of a knight
Shaw, Jos.W. - Champion, C.P. 1881         (f)     3   -   3
Kittson, H.N. - Shaw, Jos.W. 1881         (c)     2   -   2
Shaw, Jos.W. - Gudju, H.A. 1883         (c)     1   -   1
Shaw, Jos.W. - Taubenhaus, J. 1883         (f)     1   -   1

Tournament data

Quebec 1877     6th Canadian Championship     3.5  /  9
Montreal 1879     7th Canadian Chess Championship Tournament     7.5  /  12
Ottawa 1881     9th Canadian Championship Tournament     7  /  8
Quebec 1882     10th Canadian Championship Tournament     7.5  /  13
Montreal 1883     11th Canadian Championship     3  /  5


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2020