Wayte, W. – Thorold, E. 1885

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Wayte, William    2398 (41) 9/16 
Thorold, Edmund    2343 (38) 7/16 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Bath and London, England
Start date: 1884
End date: 1885
Date given as 1884 in Feenstra Kuiper and Di Felice. However, the Newark Sunday Call of 16 Aug. 1885 says that 'The long drawn out contest... has come to an end.' Sergeant attributes it to the year 1885, and says it was begun at Bath and finished at the St. George's Club in London. The result is also given in the 25 Jul. 1885 issue of Land and Water (information from Tim Harding).
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 94
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 131
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 144
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 199
   [LW], 2 May 1885
   [NSC], 16 Aug. 1885

Match information updated: 16 Jul. 2017