Hunter, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  190  1765 (128) 2
1857  201  1777 (125) 0
1858  217  1789 (121) 0
1859  243  1800 (117) 2
1860  265  1814 (114) 3
1861  263  1824 (112) 1
1862  271  1835 (111) 1
1863  279  1834 (111) 0
1864  289  1833 (111) 0
1865  327  1832 (110) 0
1866  360  1831 (108) 0
1867  345  1830 (106) 0
1868  347  1829 (104) 0
1869  362  1828 (100) 2
1870  400  1838 (100) 0
1871  416  1848 (98) 0
1872  412  1857 (96) 3
1873  422  1868 (99) 0
1874  406  1879 (100) 0
1875  409  1890 (102) 0
1876  406  1901 (102) 0
1877  395  1911 (102) 0
1878  392  1922 (101) 0
1879  384  1933 (99) 0
1880  390  1944 (97) 0
1881  443  1955 (94) 0
1882  465  1965 (90) 1
1883  497  1987 (86) 2
1884  482  2009 (84) 2
1885  480  2013 (85) 2
1886  476  2007 (89) 2
1887  514  1989 (95) 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, no. 12, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [BLL], 18 Dec. 1853, page 8
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 2, Feb. 1854, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 1, Jan. 1855, page cover
   [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
   [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
   [HCWYA], no. 893, 1 June 1867, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 28, no. 794, 19 Apr. 1856, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 36, no. 1034, 2 June 1860, page 542
   [ILN], vol. 38, no. 1093, 15 June 1861, page 565
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1125, 4 Jan. 1862, page 30, 30
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1543, 12 June 1869, page 603
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1598, 11 June 1870, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1815, 6 June 1874, page 547
   [LiM], vol. 47, no. 3018, 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    
Wakefield 1882     Dewsbury - Wakefield Club Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Howgate, L.     0 - 1    
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 May 2018