Hunter, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  170  1763 (128) 2
1857  177  1775 (125) 0
1858  184  1786 (121) 0
1859  209  1798 (117) 2
1860  233  1812 (114) 3
1861  233  1822 (112) 1
1862  231  1833 (111) 1
1863  224  1832 (111) 0
1864  231  1832 (111) 0
1865  274  1831 (110) 0
1866  304  1831 (108) 0
1867  293  1831 (107) 0
1868  283  1830 (104) 0
1869  289  1830 (101) 2
1870  324  1840 (100) 0
1871  327  1851 (99) 0
1872  319  1862 (97) 3
1873  349  1875 (99) 0
1874  340  1888 (101) 0
1875  344  1901 (103) 0
1876  353  1914 (103) 0
1877  329  1928 (103) 0
1878  320  1941 (103) 0
1879  314  1954 (101) 0
1880  320  1967 (99) 0
1881  343  1981 (96) 0
1882  354  1994 (93) 0
1883  392  2007 (88) 2
1884  385  2026 (85) 2
1885  406  2028 (86) 2
1886  410  2019 (89) 2
1887  432  2000 (96) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hunter, William Wilks  
Born: 5 Jan. 1827
Died: 13 Nov. 1890
 
Notes:
Edgar (Liverpool Chess Club, 1893, p.55) lists a W. Hunter as a member of the Liverpool Club from 1861? The Chess World of July 1867 (vol.3, p.145) has 'W.H. Hunter'.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 6
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 183
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 12
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [BLL], 18 Dec. 1853, page 8
   [CPC], vol. 2, Feb. 1854, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, Jan. 1855, page cover
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 184
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 July 1867, page 217
   [CW], vol. 3, July 1867, page 145
   [Era], vol. 27, 4 June 1865, page 6
   [HCWYA], 1 June 1867, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 28, 19 Apr. 1856, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 36, 2 June 1860, page 542
   [ILN], vol. 38, 15 June 1861, page 565
   [ILN], vol. 40, 4 Jan. 1862, page 30, 30
   [ILN], vol. 54, 12 June 1869, page 603
   [ILN], vol. 56, 11 June 1870, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 64, 6 June 1874, page 547
   [LiM], vol. 47, 7 Aug. 1857, page 12
   [LW], 27 Jan. 1883
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1856: Huddersfield v Wakefield Match]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - William Wilks Hunter]

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

Watkinson, J. - Hunter, W.W. 1859         (c)     2   -   0
Werner, M.G.E. - Hunter, W.W. 1860         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Huddersfield 1856     Huddersfield - Wakefield Club Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Tarn, E.W.     1 - 1    
Bradford 1860 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament - Leading Section    
  Hunter, W.W. - Birchall, C.     1 - 0    
  Hunter, W.W. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
Wakefield 1861     Huddersfield - Wakefield Club Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Watkinson, J.     0 - 1    
Wakefield 1862 (1)     7th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting - 1st Tournament    
  Hunter, W.W. - Barlow, E.     1 - 0    
Huddersfield 1869 (2)     Bradford - Wakefield Club Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Petty, J.     0 - 2    
Wakefield 1872     Bradford - Wakefield Club Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Petty, J.     1 - 2    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - McClelland, W.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Edgar, J.S.     1.5 - 0.5    
Wakefield 1885 (1)     Bradford - Wakefield Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Spencer, T.     1.5 - 0.5    
Leeds 1886     Wakefield - Leeds Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Rayner, Ja.     1 - 1    
Wakefield 1887     Sheffield - Wakefield Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Huntsman, E.J.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017