Horner, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  87  2283 (62) 25
1858  98  2264 (60) 3
1859  108  2257 (54) 15
1860  113  2251 (50) 18
1861  107  2263 (55) 12
1862  106  2258 (68) 0
1863  102  2253 (77) 0
1864  109  2248 (84) 0
1865  113  2242 (90) 0
1866  119  2237 (94) 0
1867  119  2232 (98) 0
1868  125  2227 (100) 0
1869  128  2222 (102) 0
1870  133  2216 (103) 0
1871  140  2211 (104) 0
1872  144  2206 (104) 0
1873  154  2201 (103) 0
1874  156  2196 (102) 0
1875  165  2190 (100) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Horner, William  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Staunton has a problem by a 'W. Horner' in the 22 Mar. 1851 issue of the Illustrated London News (p.234).
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 226
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 80, 92
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 42, 174
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 7
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 19
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 139
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. II, page 114
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. III, page 26
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 134
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 18, no. 59, 11 Mar. 1859, page 2
   [BDE], vol. 20, no. 235, 5 Oct. 1861, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 33, no. 107, 4 May 1872, page 4
   [CMNY], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1858, page 351
   [FLIN], 17 Apr. 1858
   [FLIN], 26 Mar. 1859
   [GWT], 23 Aug. 1867
   [SoT], 20 Feb. 1869
Web
   Winter, Edward.  [James A. Leonard]

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

Marache, N. - Horner, W. 1858         (f)     1   -   2      Marache, N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Horner, W. - Seebach, W. 1859         (f)     7   -   5
Perrin, F. - Horner, W. 1860         (f)     9.5   -   5.5

Tournament data

New York 1857 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Jee, C.E.     1 - 0    
  Horner, W. - Knott, H.J.B.     0 - 1    
New York 1857 (3)     1st American Chess Congress Minor Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Carples, B.     3.5 - 0.5    
  Horner, W. - Julien, D.     3 - 1    
  Horner, W. - Seebach, W.     3.5 - 1.5    
  Horner, W. - Solomons, M.     6 - 5    
New York 1859 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Thompson, J. (1)     1 - 0    
  Horner, W. - Perrin, F.     0.5 - 1.5    
New York 1860 (4)     New York - Brooklyn Club Match    
  Horner, W. - Loyd, S.     1 - 2    
New York 1861 (1)     3rd Free Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Leonard, J.A.     1.5 - 2.5    
New York 1861 (2)     New York Chess Club Grand Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Marache, N.     3 - 2    
  Horner, W. - Loyd, S.     1 - 2    
New York 1875 (3)     Brooklyn Club Tournament     15.5  /  20


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022