Tait, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  330  1962 (113) 2
1871  350  1961 (111) 1
1872  356  1960 (109) 3
1873  376  1962 (112) 0
1874  394  1965 (114) 0
1875  403  1967 (116) 1
1876  389  1956 (119) 0
1877  382  1944 (123) 0
1878  405  1933 (126) 0
1879  421  1922 (129) 0
1880  451  1911 (131) 0
1881  519  1899 (133) 0
1882  579  1888 (135) 0
1883  665  1877 (137) 0
1884  743  1866 (138) 0
1885  730  1854 (140) 0
1886  733  1843 (141) 0
1887  703  1832 (142) 0
1888  718  1821 (142) 0
1889  712  1809 (143) 1
1890  761  1801 (145) 0
1891  774  1793 (147) 1
1892  822  1787 (150) 0
1893  843  1781 (153) 0
1894  869  1774 (156) 0
1895  882  1768 (158) 0
1896  884  1761 (161) 0
1897  897  1755 (163) 0
1898  888  1749 (165) 0
1899  912  1742 (167) 0
1900  927  1736 (169) 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
   [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    
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: 22 Jul. 2022