Tait, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  327  1966 (108) 2
1871  351  1965 (105) 1
1872  359  1965 (103) 3
1873  370  1969 (104) 0
1874  388  1973 (105) 0
1875  402  1977 (105) 1
1876  401  1964 (107) 3
1877  391  1954 (108) 0
1878  405  1944 (109) 0
1879  413  1933 (109) 0
1880  452  1923 (109) 2
1881  518  1918 (111) 2
1882  562  1906 (115) 0
1883  637  1894 (118) 0
1884  721  1882 (121) 0
1885  714  1870 (124) 0
1886  715  1858 (126) 0
1887  691  1846 (128) 0
1888  715  1834 (130) 0
1889  704  1821 (132) 1
1890  757  1813 (134) 0
1891  767  1804 (137) 1
1892  810  1797 (141) 0
1893  837  1790 (144) 0
1894  866  1783 (147) 0
1895  873  1776 (151) 0
1896  877  1769 (153) 0
1897  901  1762 (156) 0
1898  884  1755 (159) 0
1899  914  1749 (161) 0
1900  927  1742 (163) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Tait, William  
Born: 1844
Died: 23 Mar. 1914
 
Notes:
Gaige has birth date between 25-03-1844 and 24-03-1845.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 970
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 418
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 189
Periodicals
   [CML], vol. 1, no. 8, Apr. 1880, page 228
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 10, Aug. 1875, page 312
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1533, 10 Apr. 1869, page 371
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1588, 9 Apr. 1870, page 387
   [ILN], vol. 58, no. 1653, 3 June 1871, page 555
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 2, 1 June 1871, page 19
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1895]

Tournament data

Glasgow 1870     Glasgow Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Tait, W. - Hunter, A.     1 - 1    
Edinburgh 1871     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Tait, W. - Walker, W.N.     0 - 1    
Edinburgh and Glasgow 1872     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Tait, W. - Nimmo, J.     1 - 2    
Glasgow 1875 (1)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Scotland - England Match    
  Tait, W. - Coker, J.     1 - 0    
Glasgow 1876     Western Chess Club University - Non-University Match    
  Tait, W. - Kemp (2)     2 - 1    
Edinburgh 1880     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Tait, W. - Fraser, Jo.     0 - 2    
Edinburgh 1881     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Tait, W. - Ballingall, G.A.     2 - 0    
Edinburgh 1882     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Tait, W. - Greig, J.     2 - 0    
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Tait, W. - Howard, F.C.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1891 (2)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Tait, W. - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1900     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Tait, W. - Edge, F.T.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2023