Robinson, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  160  1986 (113) 2
1857  169  1992 (110) 0
1858  181  1998 (108) 0
1859  200  2004 (104) 1
1860  210  2015 (102) 0
1861  211  2027 (99) 0
1862  212  2039 (96) 0
1863  195  2051 (91) 0
1864  200  2062 (86) 3
1865  216  2061 (82) 3
1866  247  2046 (81) 3
1867  251  2024 (82) 1
1868  264  2019 (83) 0
1869  270  2014 (81) 2
1870  287  2008 (82) 1
1871  305  2008 (83) 0
1872  313  2008 (82) 6
1873  345  1989 (86) 0
1874  384  1970 (88) 3
1875  420  1958 (93) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Robinson, William Ledgar  
Born: 9 Jan. 1806
Died: 12 Apr. 1877
 
References
Books
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page ix
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 96
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 12
Periodicals
   [BLL], 27 June 1841, page 2
   [BLL], 17 May 1846, page 3
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 11, 10 July 1841, page 172
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Feb. 1843, page 57
   [CPC], vol. 5, no. 1, Jan. 1844, page 24
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 6, June 1845, page 178
   [CPC], vol. 13, no. 11, Nov. 1852, page 343
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 2, Feb. 1854, page 59
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1859, page 190
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 10, Aug. 1873, page 314
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1865, page 184
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 7, 1 July 1867, page 217
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 8, Aug. 1869, page 246
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 4, Aug. 1870, page 125
   [CW], vol. 2, no. 5, July 1866, page 156
   [CW], vol. 3, no. 4, July 1867, page 145
   [Era], vol. 27, no. 1393, 4 June 1865, page 6
   [Era], vol. 31, no. 1603, 13 June 1869, page 7
   [Era], vol. 32, no. 1655, 12 June 1870, page 5
   [HCM], vol. 3, no. 8, May 1875, page 162
   [ILN], vol. 3, no. 81, 18 Nov. 1843, page 331
   [ILN], vol. 28, no. 794, 19 Apr. 1856, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 887, 14 Nov. 1857, page 494
   [ILN], vol. 36, no. 1034, 2 June 1860, page 542
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1374, 9 June 1866, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1543, 12 June 1869, page 603
   [LeT], vol. 32, no. 1679, 27 May 1865, page 3
   [Pal], vol. 1, no. 7, 15 June 1842, page 315
   [Pal], vol. 6, no. 5, 15 May 1846, page 199
   [Pal], vol. 7, no. 5, 15 May 1847, page 200
   [Reg], vol. 2, no. 7, July 1850, page 193
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 4th meeting of the YCA, Wakefield Journal]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Original Yorkshire Chess Association]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - William Ledgar Robinson]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5358. First team-match]

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

Parratt, W. - Robinson, W.L. 1859         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Huddersfield 1856     Huddersfield - Wakefield Club Match    
  Robinson, W.L. - Marsden, D.     1 - 1    
Huddersfield 1864 (3)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 2nd Class Tournament    
  Robinson, W.L. - Day, S.     1 - 0    
  Robinson, W.L. - Moorhouse, Jo.     1 - 0    
  Robinson, W.L. - Arkwright, T.     1 - 0    
Bradford 1865 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Second Class    
  Robinson, W.L. - Day, S.     1 - 0    
  Robinson, W.L. - Fawcett, J.A.     1 - 0    
  Robinson, W.L. - Fieldsend, T.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1866 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Tournament 2    
  Robinson, W.L. - Winterbottom, D.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1866 (3)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Tournament 3    
  Robinson, W.L. - Trickett, W.     1 - 0    
  Robinson, W.L. - Fieldsend, T.     1 - 0    
Wakefield 1867 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Tournament 2    
  Robinson, W.L. - Savile, P.Y.     0 - 1    
Huddersfield 1869 (2)     Bradford - Wakefield Club Match    
  Robinson, W.L. - Fieldsend, T.     1 - 1    
Halifax 1870 (3)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 2nd Tournament    
  Robinson, W.L. - Greuber, F.     1 - 0    
  Robinson, W.L. - Finlinson, J.H.S.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1872 (2)     17th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting, Tournament 2    
  Robinson, W.L. - Allan, W.     1 - 0    
  Robinson, W.L. - Fawcett, J.A.     1 - 0    
  Robinson, W.L. - Brown, T. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
Wakefield 1872     Bradford - Wakefield Club Match    
  Robinson, W.L. - le Jeune     1 - 2    
Huddersfield 1874 (1)     Wakefield - Leeds Club Match    
  Robinson, W.L. - Bilborough, A.     1 - 2    
Sheffield 1875 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 2nd Class    
  Robinson, W.L. - Walton, T.     1 - 0    
  Robinson, W.L. - Marks, J.C.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022