Berry, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  257  1859 (106) 1
1862  262  1873 (101) 0
1863  256  1887 (95) 0
1864  267  1901 (88) 0
1865  285  1914 (80) 10
1866  313  1919 (80) 0
1867  299  1924 (78) 1
1868  299  1935 (76) 1
1869  299  1944 (74) 0
1870  322  1953 (69) 0
1871  336  1962 (61) 7
1872  325  1974 (57) 8
1873  321  1985 (57) 11
1874  318  1977 (65) 2
1875  338  1969 (72) 0
1876  358  1962 (78) 0
1877  354  1955 (82) 0
1878  369  1947 (84) 0
1879  380  1940 (84) 0
1880  396  1933 (84) 0
1881  467  1925 (82) 0
1882  521  1918 (78) 1
1883  583  1922 (75) 0
1884  615  1925 (69) 2
1885  594  1942 (64) 12
1886  620  1908 (70) 2
1887  625  1889 (77) 2
1888  622  1878 (84) 2
1889  617  1870 (92) 0
1890  656  1861 (100) 0
1891  674  1853 (106) 0
1892  715  1844 (112) 0
1893  745  1835 (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, no. 7, Feb. 1873, page 218
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Aug. 1874, page supp.1
   [CPC], vol. 9, no. 264, 2 Sep. 1885, page 86
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 3, Mar. 1865, page 95
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1865, page 182
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 9, Sep. 1865, page 284
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1866, page 325
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1866, page 370, 383
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 3, 18 July 1868, page 86
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 6, Apr. 1869, page 186
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 10, Dec. 1869, page 312
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 6, Dec. 1870, page 188
   [Era], vol. 22, no. 1147, 16 Sep. 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1155, 11 Nov. 1860, page 5
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1676, 6 Nov. 1870, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 55, no. 1569, 4 Dec. 1869, page 578
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1622, 12 Nov. 1870, page 507
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1665, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 63, no. 1781, 18 Oct. 1873, page 375
   [ILN], vol. 73, no. 2058, 7 Dec. 1878, page 546
   [WDP], 14 Sep. 1927, page 8
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 12, 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