Wood, M. Bateson




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  205  1992 (98) 10
1862  206  1988 (97) 2
1863  202  1993 (99) 0
1864  212  1998 (100) 0
1865  218  2003 (100) 0
1866  243  2007 (100) 0
1867  231  2012 (99) 0
1868  227  2017 (97) 0
1869  229  2022 (94) 0
1870  243  2026 (91) 0
1871  243  2031 (86) 5
1872  254  2021 (85) 2
1873  269  2017 (87) 0
1874  269  2012 (87) 0
1875  282  2008 (87) 1
1876  294  2010 (86) 0
1877  288  2012 (85) 0
1878  290  2014 (82) 2
1879  304  1999 (81) 2
1880  315  1995 (83) 0
1881  356  1990 (83) 6
1882  410  1969 (91) 0
1883  484  1948 (97) 3
1884  541  1928 (103) 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
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 199
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [BCM], vol. 5, Apr. 1885, page 132
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [Era], vol. 19, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [Era], vol. 21, 7 Nov. 1858, page 13
   [Era], vol. 24, 13 Oct. 1861, page 13
   [Era], vol. 32, 12 June 1870, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 28, 5 Apr. 1856, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 56, 11 June 1870, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 58, 8 Apr. 1871, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 64, 9 May 1874, page 451
   [LiM], 18 Apr. 1870, page 6
   [LiM], 27 Mar. 1871, page 6
   [ST], 16 Aug. 1857, page supp.4
   [ST], 7 Nov. 1858, page supp.3
   [WP], vol. 5, 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    
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: 27 Oct. 2019