Gover, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  169  2084 (116) 2
1860  163  2111 (114) 0
1861  160  2138 (112) 0
1862  147  2164 (109) 0
1863  134  2191 (106) 0
1864  121  2217 (102) 6
1865  125  2209 (109) 0
1866  139  2201 (115) 0
1867  143  2192 (121) 0
1868  143  2184 (126) 0
1869  147  2175 (131) 0
1870  156  2167 (135) 0
1871  167  2158 (139) 0
1872  177  2150 (143) 0
1873  184  2141 (147) 0
1874  189  2133 (150) 0
1875  199  2124 (153) 0
1876  216  2116 (156) 0
1877  220  2107 (159) 0
1878  235  2099 (162) 0
1879  241  2091 (165) 0
1880  265  2082 (167) 0
1881  308  2074 (169) 0
1882  333  2065 (171) 0
1883  385  2057 (174) 0
1884  421  2048 (176) 0
1885  442  2040 (177) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gover, William Sutton  
Born: 17 Nov. 1822
Died: 24 Nov. 1894
 
Notes:
The Era of 22 May 1864 (p.6) has 'S. Gover'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 147
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 2
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 3, Sep. 1863, page 83
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 1865, page 25
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1866, page 110
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 5, May 1866, page 153
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 6, 1 June 1867, page 188
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 5, Feb. 1869, page 153
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 4, Aug. 1870, page 119
   [CW], vol. 4, no. 9, Dec. 1868, page 345
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1277, 15 Mar. 1863, page 13
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1280, 5 Apr. 1863, page 12
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1309, 25 Oct. 1863, page 14
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1329, 13 Mar. 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1335, 24 Apr. 1864, page 12
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1339, 22 May 1864, page 6
   [Era], vol. 27, no. 1378, 19 Feb. 1865, page 4
   [Era], vol. 27, no. 1385, 9 Apr. 1865, page 6
   [ILN], vol. 53, no. 1513, 28 Nov. 1868, page 531
   [PDEB], 15 Dec. 1865
   [ST], Mar. 1859

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

Gover, W.S. - Cruikshank, R.J. 1864         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Lowenthal, J.J. - Gover, W.S. 1864         (c)     2   -   2

Tournament data

London, England 1859 (2)     Purssell's Chess Rooms Handicap    
  Gover, W.S. - Fontanella     2 - 0    
  Gover, W.S. - Ogg     0 - 2    
London, England 1885 (4)     Saint George's Club - Oxford Univesity Club Match    
  Gover, W.S. - Seward, H.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 27 Apr. 2021