Bearne, W.J.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  441  1815 (115) 7
1872  450  1809 (119) 0
1873  470  1803 (124) 0
1874  462  1797 (128) 0
1875  475  1791 (132) 0
1876  499  1785 (135) 0
1877  485  1779 (138) 0
1878  504  1773 (141) 0
1879  503  1767 (144) 0
1880  524  1761 (147) 0
1881  597  1756 (149) 0
1882  689  1750 (151) 0
1883  777  1744 (153) 0
1884  865  1738 (155) 0
1885  795  1732 (157) 0
1886  791  1726 (158) 0
1887  732  1720 (160) 0
1888  728  1714 (161) 0
1889  718  1708 (163) 0
1890  763  1702 (164) 0
1891  771  1696 (165) 0
1892  819  1690 (166) 0
1893  852  1684 (167) 0
1894  889  1679 (168) 0
1895  883  1673 (169) 0
1896  886  1667 (169) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bearne, W.J.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
There were also Northampton players named James Bearn (born 1820) and John Hobson Bearn (born 1815), active in the 1850s (see Steve Mann's Yorkshire Chess History website), but it is more likely that the 'Bearne' who played in the City of London Club events in 1871 was W.J. Bearne, who is already mentioned in 1865 in the Household Chess Magazine (31 Jan. 1865, p.16) and the Chess Player's Magazine (June 1865, p.185).
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 32
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 16, no. 6, June 1896, page 230
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1865, page 185
   [Fld], 10 May 1873
   [HoCM], vol. 1, no. 1, 31 Jan. 1865, page 16
   [ST], no. 3814, 10 May 1896, page 8

Tournament data

London, England 1871 (1)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 1    
  Bearne, W.J. - Younger     0 - 2    
London, England 1871 (5)     City of London Club Handicap - Consolation Tournament    
  Bearne, W.J. - Humphreys, E.E.     1 - 0          Humphreys, E.E. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Bearne, W.J. - Shedlock, J.     2 - 0          Bearne, W.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Bearne, W.J. - Fenton, R.H.F.     0 - 2          Fenton, R.H.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Bearne, W.J. - Hughes-Hughes, M.E.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019