Tait, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  350  1918 (116) 2
1871  373  1916 (114) 1
1872  377  1915 (112) 3
1873  387  1918 (115) 0
1874  369  1922 (117) 0
1875  377  1926 (118) 1
1876  397  1915 (122) 0
1877  398  1905 (125) 0
1878  413  1895 (128) 0
1879  430  1884 (131) 0
1880  447  1874 (133) 0
1881  523  1864 (135) 0
1882  598  1854 (137) 0
1883  673  1843 (139) 0
1884  761  1833 (141) 0
1885  733  1823 (142) 0
1886  732  1812 (143) 0
1887  693  1802 (144) 0
1888  688  1792 (145) 0
1889  689  1782 (145) 1
1890  731  1774 (147) 0
1891  746  1767 (149) 1
1892  789  1761 (152) 0
1893  815  1755 (155) 0
1894  850  1749 (158) 0
1895  842  1743 (160) 0
1896  844  1738 (163) 0
1897  851  1732 (165) 0
1898  827  1726 (167) 0
1899  850  1720 (169) 0
1900  878  1714 (171) 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
   [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: 5 May 2020