Wood, M. Bateson




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  205  1993 (98) 10
1862  203  1989 (97) 2
1863  195  1994 (99) 0
1864  204  1998 (100) 0
1865  212  2003 (101) 0
1866  237  2008 (100) 0
1867  229  2012 (99) 0
1868  223  2017 (97) 0
1869  221  2021 (95) 0
1870  236  2026 (91) 0
1871  237  2030 (87) 5
1872  250  2020 (86) 2
1873  264  2015 (88) 0
1874  266  2010 (89) 0
1875  282  2005 (88) 1
1876  300  2006 (88) 0
1877  287  2008 (87) 0
1878  289  2009 (85) 2
1879  303  1994 (85) 2
1880  319  1988 (88) 0
1881  356  1982 (90) 4
1882  410  1961 (97) 0
1883  481  1941 (102) 3
1884  544  1923 (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