Berry, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  241  1856 (106) 1
1862  240  1870 (101) 0
1863  241  1883 (95) 0
1864  245  1897 (88) 0
1865  258  1911 (80) 10
1866  289  1916 (80) 0
1867  276  1921 (78) 1
1868  277  1932 (76) 1
1869  277  1941 (74) 0
1870  303  1950 (69) 0
1871  301  1959 (61) 7
1872  295  1971 (57) 8
1873  293  1983 (57) 11
1874  291  1974 (65) 2
1875  307  1967 (73) 0
1876  332  1960 (78) 0
1877  323  1953 (82) 0
1878  334  1946 (84) 0
1879  346  1939 (85) 0
1880  359  1932 (84) 0
1881  412  1925 (82) 0
1882  468  1918 (79) 1
1883  523  1922 (75) 0
1884  551  1925 (70) 2
1885  531  1941 (64) 12
1886  566  1907 (70) 2
1887  575  1887 (77) 2
1888  565  1876 (84) 2
1889  562  1867 (92) 0
1890  590  1858 (100) 0
1891  612  1850 (106) 0
1892  653  1841 (112) 0
1893  682  1832 (117) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Berry, William  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Chess Player's Magazine of Sept. 1865 (p.284) has 'W.M. Berry'.
 
References
Books
   Burt, Bristol Chess Club, page 9, 13, 21
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 954
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 214
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, Feb. 1873, page 218
   [CPC], vol. 4, Aug. 1874, page supp.1
   [CPC], vol. 9, 2 Sep. 1885, page 86
   [CPM], vol. 1, Mar. 1865, page 95
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 182
   [CPM], vol. 1, Sep. 1865, page 284
   [CPM], vol. 2, Nov. 1866, page 325
   [CPM], vol. 2, Dec. 1866, page 370, 383
   [CPQC], vol. 1, 18 July 1868, page 86
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Apr. 1869, page 186
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Dec. 1869, page 312
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Dec. 1870, page 188
   [Era], vol. 22, 16 Sep. 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, 11 Nov. 1860, page 5
   [Era], vol. 33, 6 Nov. 1870, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 55, 4 Dec. 1869, page 578
   [ILN], vol. 57, 12 Nov. 1870, page 507
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 63, 18 Oct. 1873, page 375
   [ILN], vol. 73, 7 Dec. 1878, page 546
   [WDP], 14 Sep. 1927, page 8
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 Apr. 1873, page 189
Web
   Burt, John.  [The Bristol Chess Club]
   Richards, John.  [Mary Rudge: Bristol's World Chess Champion], page 7
   Richards, John.  [Remembering Mary Rudge], page 36

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Kennedy, H.A. - Berry, W. 1867         (c)     1   -   0      Kennedy, H.A. gave odds of pawn and two moves

Tournament data

Bristol 1861 (2)     4th British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Berry, W. - Puller, A.G.     0 - 1    
Bath 1865     Bristol - Bath Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Hay (1)     2.5 - 0.5    
  Berry, W. - Kennedy, H.A.     0 - 2          Kennedy, H.A. gave odds of a knight
Bristol 1865     Bristol - Bath Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Wilkinson, F. (1)     2 - 0    
  Berry, W. - Hollway, J.     1 - 0    
Bath and Bristol 1865     Bath and Bristol Handicap     1  /  2      odds player in a knight class
London, England and Bristol 1868     Westminster - Bristol Telegraph Match    
  Berry, W. - Franklin, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Cardiff 1871     Cardiff - Bristol Athenaeum Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Wakeford, T.     0 - 1    
Malvern 1871 (2)     2nd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class Tournament     4.5  /  7
Malvern 1872 (2)     3rd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class     4.5  /  8
Bristol 1873 (5)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     7  /  11
Birmingham 1874 (4)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap    
  Berry, W. - Gossip, G.H.D.     1 - 0          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Berry, W. - Ranken, C.E.     0 - 1          Ranken, C.E. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Birmingham 1882     Bristol and Clifton - Birmingham Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Yarranton, T.C.     0 - 1    
Bath 1883     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Barber, H.C.     1 - 0    
London, England 1884 (7)     Saint George's Club - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Warner, J.H.     0 - 1    
Bath 1884 (1)     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Hill, W.E.     0 - 1    
Hereford 1885 (4)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class IIB     7  /  10
Swindon 1885     Clifton - Oxford University Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Newbolt, F.G.     0.5 - 1.5    
Clifton 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Hill, W.E.     0 - 1    
Bath 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Highfield, S.     0 - 1    
Bath 1887     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Pettit, C.     0.5 - 1.5    
Clifton 1888 (2)     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Caple, G.B.     0.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Berry, W. - Corlett, R.S.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019