Horner, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  87  2282 (62) 25
1858  99  2264 (60) 3
1859  108  2256 (54) 15
1860  114  2251 (50) 18
1861  106  2263 (55) 12
1862  107  2258 (68) 0
1863  102  2252 (77) 0
1864  107  2247 (84) 0
1865  114  2242 (90) 0
1866  120  2237 (94) 0
1867  117  2232 (98) 0
1868  125  2226 (100) 0
1869  128  2221 (102) 0
1870  133  2216 (103) 0
1871  139  2211 (104) 0
1872  144  2206 (104) 0
1873  154  2200 (103) 0
1874  155  2195 (102) 0
1875  164  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