Shaw, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  385  1874 (82) 12
1877  337  1923 (78) 9
1878  304  1969 (78) 0
1879  277  2016 (74) 10
1880  263  2043 (75) 0
1881  268  2071 (72) 9
1882  301  2058 (72) 12
1883  345  2060 (79) 4

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, 12 June 1852, page 192
   [ILN], vol. 38, 15 June 1861, page 565
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, J. - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (1)         (f)     2   -   2      Henderson, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Henderson, J. - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (2)         (f)     2   -   2      Henderson, J. gave odds of the exchange
Henderson, J. - Shaw, Jos.W. 1876 (3)         (f)     1.5   -   2.5      Henderson, J. gave odds of a knight

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     8  /  9
Quebec 1882     10th Canadian Championship Tournament     7.5  /  13
Montreal 1883     11th Canadian Championship     3  /  5