Sayen, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  213  2045 (70) 14
1865  231  2040 (71) 4
1866  233  2061 (74) 14
1867  210  2077 (80) 0
1868  209  2093 (84) 0
1869  201  2109 (86) 0
1870  205  2125 (87) 0
1871  196  2141 (87) 0
1872  180  2157 (86) 0
1873  172  2173 (83) 0
1874  165  2189 (79) 0
1875  154  2205 (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
   [DCJ], no. 71, Mar. 1876, page 138
   [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: 5 Jan. 2023