Butler, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  178  2208 (73) 2
1883  201  2211 (61) 11
1884  204  2227 (54) 9
1885  214  2213 (50) 38
1886  208  2224 (61) 0
1887  206  2234 (69) 0
1888  196  2245 (73) 0
1889  189  2255 (76) 0
1890  190  2265 (76) 0
1891  182  2276 (74) 0
1892  176  2286 (70) 8
1893  199  2264 (79) 1
1894  240  2237 (88) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Butler, Henry William  
Born: 1858
Died: 10 Mar. 1935
 
Notes:
The birth registration was in the Sept. quarter of 1858 (so birth date in July, August or September). Thanks to Tomislav Chagall for pointing out the FreeBMD web site, which also has his full name.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 137
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 60
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 285
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 218
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 142
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 3, no. 4, Apr. 1883, page 145
   [CML], vol. 5, no. 9, May 1884, page 261
   [LW], 25 Feb. 1882
   [LW], 24 Mar. 1883, page 230
Web
   [Butler, Henry William, Brighton]

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

Butler, H.W. - Mead, W. 1883         (f)     5   -   4
Erskine, H. - Butler, H.W. 1885 (1)         (f)     9.5   -   8.5
Erskine, H. - Butler, H.W. 1885 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   7.5

Tournament data

Chichester 1882     Brighton Club - Chichester Club Match    
  Butler, H.W. - McArthur, W. (1)     2 - 0    
Brighton 1883     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Coupe, W.     1 - 1    
London, England 1884 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Wilson, J. (2)     0.5 - 0.5    
Brighton 1884 (1)     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Cheshire, H.F.S.     2 - 0    
London, England 1884 (6)     Universities - Brighton Club Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Locock, C.D.     1.5 - 0.5    
Brighton 1884 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Bayliss, W.     1 - 1    
Havant 1884     Brighton - Southampton Club Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Chipperfield, R.     1 - 1    
London, England 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Bussy, B.F.     1 - 1    
Brighton 1885 (1)     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Minchin, C.C.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (6)     Universities - Brighton Club Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Sherrard, H.W.     0 - 2    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Beardsell, T.J.     1 - 0    
Sussex 1885     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Minchin, C.C.     1 - 1    
Brighton 1892 (1)     Counties Chess Association Tournament     5.5  /  8
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Common, A.W.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Butler, H.W. - Brown, Frank     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 8 Aug. 2021