Wood, M. Bateson




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  223  1990 (98) 10
1862  230  1986 (97) 2
1863  219  1990 (99) 0
1864  235  1994 (100) 0
1865  250  1998 (100) 0
1866  275  2002 (100) 0
1867  258  2007 (99) 0
1868  268  2011 (97) 0
1869  268  2015 (94) 0
1870  277  2019 (90) 0
1871  290  2024 (86) 5
1872  309  2012 (84) 2
1873  331  2007 (86) 0
1874  351  2001 (87) 2
1875  373  1997 (86) 1
1876  354  1999 (86) 0
1877  340  2001 (84) 0
1878  345  2003 (81) 2
1879  353  1990 (80) 2
1880  372  1987 (82) 0
1881  428  1984 (82) 6
1882  481  1963 (90) 0
1883  572  1943 (96) 3
1884  637  1923 (102) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Wood, Matthew Bateson  
Born: 23 May 1823
Died: 22 Feb. 1885
 
Notes:
Some sources suggest that his surname was 'Bateson Wood', others (such as Gaige's Chess Personalia) that his surname was just 'Wood'. The Era of 12 Jun. 1870 (p.5) has 'Bateson, Wood'.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 1, 4, 39, 41
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 972
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 469
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 49, 156, 213
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 199
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, no. 12, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [BCM], vol. 5, no. 4, Apr. 1885, page 132
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 10, Nov. 1874, page 236
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 10, Nov. 1875, page 311
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [Era], vol. 19, no. 983, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [Era], vol. 21, no. 1050, 7 Nov. 1858, page 13
   [Era], vol. 24, no. 1203, 13 Oct. 1861, page 13
   [Era], vol. 32, no. 1655, 12 June 1870, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 28, no. 792, 5 Apr. 1856, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1598, 11 June 1870, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 58, no. 1644, 8 Apr. 1871, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1811, 9 May 1874, page 451
   [LiM], no. 6936, 18 Apr. 1870, page 6
   [LiM], no. 7230, 27 Mar. 1871, page 6
   [ST], no. 1791, 16 Aug. 1857, page supp.4
   [ST], no. 1855, 7 Nov. 1858, page supp.3
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 2, 1 June 1872, page 24
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1878: Bradford v Manchester Athenaeum]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [The Telegraph, the Velocipede, and the Bristol Sloth, Part One], page 2

Tournament data

Manchester 1861 (2)     Manchester Chess Club Tournament - 2nd Class    
  Wood, M.B. - Hasche, H.     5 - 2    
  Wood, M.B. - Wilkins (2)     0 - 3    
Manchester 1862 (1)     Manchester Club Tournament    
  Wood, M.B. - Kipping, J.S.     0 - 2    
Liverpool 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Cox, C.H.     3 - 0    
Bradford 1871     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Petty, J.     1.5 - 0.5    
Liverpool 1872 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Wood, J.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Wood, M.B. - Soul, C.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1874 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Nimmo, W.     0.5 - 1.5    
Liverpool 1875     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Allaire, J.E.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1878     Bradford - Manchester Athenaeum Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Onions, G.F.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1879     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Hussey, E.B.     0.5 - 1.5    
Derby 1881     Manchester Athenaeum - Nottingham Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Gerard, T.B.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1881 (1)     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Cunningham, J.G.     1.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1881 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Mongredien, A. (2)     1.5 - 0.5    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Clarke, C.G.     1.5 - 0.5    
Sheffield 1883 (2)     Sheffield and District - Manchester Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Scott, S.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1883 (3)     Manchester Athenaeum - Hull Church Institute Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Clarke, C.G.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Rea, W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022