Rayner, James




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  147  2221 (82) 6
1883  176  2212 (75) 2
1884  190  2202 (70) 3
1885  208  2189 (67) 2
1886  212  2191 (63) 11
1887  231  2185 (69) 1
1888  229  2180 (75) 1
1889  235  2182 (80) 0
1890  244  2183 (84) 0
1891  248  2184 (86) 1
1892  254  2183 (88) 0
1893  257  2182 (89) 1
1894  264  2172 (92) 1
1895  267  2166 (95) 0
1896  271  2160 (98) 1
1897  278  2157 (101) 1
1898  296  2148 (106) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Rayner, James  
Born: 16 July 1859
Died: 4 June 1898
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 430, 458, 967
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 348
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 120
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 206, 233
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, Dec. 1884, page 439
   [LeM], 2 May 1885, page 7
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [NCCU History: Yorkshire Chess Association]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1882 (Nov): Halifax v Leeds]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Isaac McIntyre Brown]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - James Rayner]
   [West Yorkshire v. Tyne and Tees-Side]

Tournament data

Leeds 1882 (4)     Leeds - Hull Church Institute Club Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Smith (8)     2 - 0    
Ilkley 1882 (2)     Leeds - Ilkley Club Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - McKean, J.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1882 (6)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - West, J.S.     2 - 0    
Halifax 1882     Leeds - Halifax Club Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Spenser, N.B.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Leather, R.K.     1 - 1    
Leeds 1884 (4)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting - Class I    
  Rayner, Ja. - Young, J.W. (2)     1 - 0    
  Rayner, Ja. - Macmaster, R.M.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Wellington, S.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1885     Leeds - Bradford Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Spencer, T.     0 - 1    
Wakefield 1885 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Class A    
  Rayner, Ja. - Hussey, E.B.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1886     Wakefield - Leeds Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Hunter, W.W.     1 - 1    
Bradford 1886 (2)     Leeds - Bradford Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Onions, G.F.     2 - 0    
Sheffield 1886 (1)     Sheffield and District - Leeds Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Huntsman, E.J.     1 - 1    
Huddersfield and Leeds 1886 (1)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Class A, Section 2    
  Rayner, Ja. - Schott, G.A.     1 - 0    
  Rayner, Ja. - Jackson, H. (2)     1 - 0    
Bradford 1886 (7)     1st Yorkshire County Chess Club Meeting - Class A    
  Rayner, Ja. - Stokoe, T.Y.     1 - 0    
  Rayner, Ja. - Scholefield, W.R.     1 - 0    
  Rayner, Ja. - Wright, F.H.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1887 (2)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Leather, R.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
Harrogate 1888     Tyneside and Tees-Side - West Yorkshire Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Downey, F.T.     0.5 - 0.5    
Leeds 1891     Sheffield - Leeds Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Huntsman, E.J.     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Evans, W.J.     1 - 0    
London 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Locock, C.D.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1896     Cheshire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
London and Leeds 1897     City of London Club - Yorkshire Chess Association Telephone Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Smith, S.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1898     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Rayner, Ja. - Jones, H. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 17 Dec. 2017