Sayen, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  206  2047 (70) 14
1865  225  2043 (71) 4
1866  227  2064 (74) 14
1867  207  2080 (80) 0
1868  205  2097 (84) 0
1869  200  2113 (86) 0
1870  199  2130 (87) 0
1871  187  2147 (87) 0
1872  175  2163 (86) 0
1873  166  2180 (83) 0
1874  154  2196 (79) 0
1875  144  2213 (73) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Sayen, William Henry  
Born: 14 May 1846
Died: 14 June 1921
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 374
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 103
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 10
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 72
Periodicals
   [BDE], 30 Dec. 1874
   [MCR], vol. 1, no. 12, Dec. 1874, page 497
   [MCR], vol. 2, no. 18, June 1875, page 206
   [NYC], 2 Apr. 1870
   [NYC], 26 Dec. 1874
   [PDEB], 5 Mar. 1864
   [PDEB], 7 June 1867
   [WSoT], 4 Nov. 1865

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

Maurian, C.A. - Sayen, W.H. 1864         (c)     4   -   0
Reichhelm, G.C. - Sayen, W.H. 1865         (f)     4   -   0      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of a knight
Sayen, W.H. - Knox, J.W. 1866         (f)     8   -   6

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1864     Philadelphia Club Handicap     8  /  12      odds player in a knight class
Philadelphia 1875     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     29  /  52


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022