Wood, M. Bateson




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  206  1991 (98) 10
1862  203  1987 (98) 2
1863  196  1992 (99) 0
1864  206  1996 (100) 0
1865  213  2001 (101) 0
1866  238  2006 (100) 0
1867  230  2010 (99) 0
1868  226  2015 (97) 0
1869  222  2019 (95) 0
1870  236  2024 (91) 0
1871  240  2029 (87) 5
1872  252  2018 (86) 2
1873  259  2013 (88) 0
1874  264  2008 (89) 0
1875  280  2003 (88) 1
1876  300  2004 (88) 0
1877  288  2005 (87) 0
1878  290  2007 (85) 2
1879  304  1992 (85) 2
1880  318  1986 (88) 0
1881  358  1980 (90) 4
1882  411  1959 (97) 0
1883  481  1939 (102) 3
1884  543  1921 (107) 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    
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: 30 Sept. 2018