Grundy, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  247  2095 (94) 2
1875  250  2104 (88) 2
1876  228  2116 (85) 4
1877  226  2108 (86) 2
1878  237  2103 (89) 0
1879  242  2097 (90) 0
1880  263  2091 (91) 0
1881  305  2086 (90) 0
1882  324  2080 (88) 4
1883  361  2078 (92) 0
1884  390  2076 (95) 1
1885  414  2069 (98) 0
1886  414  2062 (101) 0
1887  427  2055 (103) 1
1888  424  2059 (107) 0
1889  409  2064 (110) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Grundy, William  
   Also known as: Rev. William Grundy
Born: 13 Oct. 1850
Died: 5 Dec. 1891
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 152
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 216, 344
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 7, no. 4, Apr. 1887, page 156
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 57
   [Fld], 4 Apr. 1874
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1804, 21 Mar. 1874, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1911, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1916, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
   [WP], vol. 7, no. 12, 1 Apr. 1875, page 237
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Oxford-Cambridge University Match], page 3
   Saunders, John.  [Varsity Oxford-Cambridge Match: Pen Pictures of Players]

Tournament data

London, England 1874 (3)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Ball, W.W.R.     1 - 1    
London, England 1875 (6)     3rd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Willis, H.G.     0.5 - 1.5    
Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Syndercombe, H.E.     2 - 0    
London, England 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Ball, W.W.R.     1 - 1    
London, England 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Ball, W.W.R.     1 - 1    
Oxford 1882 (3)     Oxford University Club - Oxford Old Members Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Beebe, W.N.P.     1.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1882     Bristol and Clifton - Birmingham Club Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Harsant, W.H.     0.5 - 1.5    
Oxford 1884 (2)     Oxford University Club - Mr. Coker's Team Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Tracey, F.     1 - 0    
Oxford 1887     Oxford University Club, Old v Present Members Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Stoney, W.     0 - 1    
London, England 1889 (2)     1st Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Grundy, W. (1) - Gwinner, H.G.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022