Young, John




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  175  2227 (71) 1
1885  171  2239 (59) 5
1886  154  2256 (46) 24
1887  140  2280 (43) 17
1888  118  2310 (41) 22
1889  110  2321 (36) 50
1890  123  2309 (39) 19
1891  155  2276 (38) 23
1892  158  2277 (36) 35
1893  151  2290 (39) 17
1894  152  2286 (38) 26
1895  174  2264 (36) 39
1896  163  2276 (38) 25
1897  169  2265 (39) 25
1898  174  2263 (41) 15
1899  189  2256 (43) 12
1900  185  2252 (45) 19
1901  189  2246 (57) 1
1902  195  2246 (65) 0
1903  205  2245 (69) 0
1904  218  2245 (70) 0
1905  228  2244 (69) 0
1906  235  2243 (65) 8
1907  236  2244 (69) 0
1908  236  2245 (71) 3
1909  261  2234 (76) 3
1910  270  2225 (85) 0
1911  283  2216 (92) 0
1912  294  2207 (98) 0
1913  287  2199 (103) 0
1914  274  2190 (108) 0
1915  263  2181 (112) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Young, John Welsh  
Born: 3 Aug. 1866
Died: 23 Oct. 1940
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 79
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 473
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 215
   Hilbert, Napier, page 3
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 32, 42
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 431
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 57
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 17
   Rogers, New York State Chess Association, page 28, 52
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 303
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [More Recovered Chess Games: Steinitz, Pillsbury, Lasker and Capablanca]
   Hilbert, John S.  [New York 1891: A Day to Remember Part 1], page 4

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

Bird, H.E. - Young, J.W. (1) 1889         (c)     5   -   1

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1884 (2)     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Ferris, W.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Wilmington 1885     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match (1)    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Ferris, W.J.     0.5 - 1.5    
Philadelphia 1885 (1)     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match (2)    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Pieconka, J.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1885 (2)     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match (3)    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Bertolette, L.A.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1885 (3)     Junior Club - 26th Ward Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Wells, H.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1886 (2)     1st Franklin Chess Club Championship     13.5  /  23      odds player in pawn and move class
Wilmington 1886     Junior Club - Wilmington Club Match (1)    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Ferris, W.J.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1887 (2)     2nd Franklin Chess Club Championship     5.5  /  16      odds player in pawn and move class
Wilmington 1887     Junior Club - Wilmington Club Match (1)    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Bertolette, L.A.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1888 (2)     Junior Club - Columbia Club Match (1)    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Isaacson, C.B.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1888 (4)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     17.5  /  23
Philadelphia 1889 (1)     4th Franklin Chess Club Championship     20  /  26
Philadelphia 1889 (2)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     14  /  21
New York 1890     12th New York State Championship    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Proeshold, F.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Boardman, A.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Clapp, A.C.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Hanham, J.M.     0 - 1    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1890 (1)     5th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8  /  14
Philadelphia 1890 (2)     Junior Club - Penn Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Finn (1)     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (1)     13th New York State Championship    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Baird, D.G.     0 - 1    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Hopcroft, W.N.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Richards, G.H.     0 - 1    
Skaneateles 1891 (1)     4th New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     4  /  8
Philadelphia 1891 (1)     6th Franklin Chess Club Championship    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Shipley, W.P.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1891 (2)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     6.5  /  12
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Yeaton, F.H.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Stubbs, H.D.     0 - 1    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Voigt, H.G.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia or New York (?) 1892     Junior Club - New York City Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Halpern, J.C.     0 - 1    
Skaneateles 1892 (2)     New York State Chess Association - Rice Trophy, First Class     2  /  7
Philadelphia 1892 (1)     7th Franklin Chess Club Championship     6.5  /  10
Philadelphia 1892 (2)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     9.5  /  16
New York 1893 (1)     15th New York State Championship    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Ryan, J.S.     0 - 1    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Hymes, E.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Halpern, J.C.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1893 (2)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     9.5  /  14
Philadelphia 1894 (1)     Franklin Chess Club Knock-Out Tournament    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Wistar, D.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Morgan, M.     1 - 0    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Robinson, D.S.     0 - 1    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Barrett, S.R.     0 - 1    
Buffalo 1894 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     4  /  7
Philadelphia 1894 (5)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     11  /  14
  Young, J.W. (1) - Morgan, M.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - de Visser, W.M.     1 - 0    
Skaneateles 1895 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     3.5  /  6
Philadelphia 1895 (2)     10th Franklin Chess Club Championship     10  /  20
Philadelphia 1895 (6)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     8  /  14
New York 1896 (1)     New York State Championship     1  /  3
Philadelphia 1896 (3)     11th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8.5  /  13
Philadelphia 1896 (5)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     6  /  9
Philadelphia 1897 (1)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Sweeney, F.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Lipschutz, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1897 (3)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association - New York State Chess Association Match     3  /  7
Philadelphia 1897 (2)     12th Franklin Chess Club Championship     3.5  /  10
Philadelphia 1897 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Baxter, H.F.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1897 (6)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     4  /  5
Philadelphia 1898 (1)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     4.5  /  8
Philadelphia 1898 (2)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Ferris, W.J.     0 - 1    
Lake Keuka 1898     Pennsylvania State Chess Association - New York State Chess Association Match     4  /  7
Philadelphia 1899 (1)     14th Junior Chess Club Championship     6  /  9
Philadelphia 1899 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Baird, D.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
Saratoga Springs 1899     New York State Chess Association - Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament     2  /  7
New York 1900 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Hymes, E.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1900     15th Franklin Chess Club Championship     6.5  /  18
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Koehler, G.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1906 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Jones (4)     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1906     21st Franklin Chess Club Championship     6  /  10
Philadelphia 1908 (3)     Junior Chess Club Championship     5.5  /  7
Philadelphia 1909 (4)     24th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8  /  12
Philadelphia 1915     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Young, J.W. (1) - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 14 Sept. 2015