Tomlinson, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  175  1818 (143) 2
1857  188  1808 (143) 0
1858  203  1799 (142) 0
1859  235  1789 (142) 0
1860  261  1780 (141) 1
1861  263  1772 (141) 3
1862  272  1766 (143) 0
1863  286  1759 (145) 0
1864  299  1752 (147) 0
1865  340  1746 (148) 0
1866  381  1739 (149) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Tomlinson, William Henry Bedford  
Born: 14 Dec. 1831
Died: 5 June 1898
 
Notes:
The Leeds Mercury of 13 May 1872 (p.3) has 'W.W.B. Tomlinson'. The 'W. and B. Tomlinson' in the Era of 12 Jun. 1870 (p.5) is probably also an error for 'W.H.B. Tomlinson'.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 6
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 12
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1856, page 155
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1859, page 190, cover
   [CPC], vol. 2, Mar. 1860, page 85
   [CPC], vol. 3, Feb. 1861, page 41
   [CPC], vol. 4, June 1862, page 177
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1873, page 314
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 184
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 July 1867, page 217
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Feb. 1868, page 27
   [CW], vol. 2, July 1866, page 156
   [Era], vol. 27, 4 June 1865, page 6
   [Era], vol. 32, 12 June 1870, page 5
   [HCM], vol. 1, July 1873, page 206
   [HCWYA], 1 June 1867, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 30, 16 May 1857, page 472
   [ILN], vol. 36, 18 Feb. 1860, page 166
   [ILN], vol. 36, 2 June 1860, page 542
   [ILN], vol. 38, 15 June 1861, page 565
   [ILN], vol. 40, 4 Jan. 1862, page 30
   [ILN], vol. 40, 24 May 1862, page 540
   [ILN], vol. 48, 9 June 1866, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 64, 6 June 1874, page 547
   [LeM], vol. 109, 13 May 1872, page 3
   [LiM], vol. 47, 7 Aug. 1857, page 12
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1856: Huddersfield v Wakefield Match]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1857: Halifax CC Annual Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - William Henry Bedford Tomlinson]

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

Watkinson, J. - Tomlinson, W.H.B. 1861         (c)     3   -   0

Tournament data

Leeds 1856     Leeds - Huddersfield Club Match    
  Tomlinson, W.H.B. - Cadman, R.     1 - 1    
Bradford 1860 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament - Leading Section    
  Tomlinson, W.H.B. - Cadman, R.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1866 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Tournament 2    
  Tomlinson, W.H.B. - Fawcett, J.A.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019