Berry, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  260  1862 (105) 1
1862  263  1876 (100) 0
1863  262  1890 (94) 0
1864  272  1904 (88) 0
1865  295  1918 (79) 10
1866  320  1923 (79) 0
1867  301  1927 (78) 1
1868  313  1937 (75) 1
1869  311  1946 (73) 0
1870  340  1954 (67) 0
1871  355  1963 (59) 7
1872  352  1973 (54) 8
1873  363  1977 (51) 11
1874  411  1955 (53) 12
1875  441  1949 (63) 2
1876  424  1943 (71) 0
1877  405  1938 (76) 0
1878  416  1932 (80) 0
1879  421  1927 (81) 0
1880  456  1922 (82) 0
1881  522  1916 (80) 0
1882  557  1911 (77) 1
1883  608  1916 (74) 0
1884  642  1921 (69) 2
1885  620  1939 (63) 12
1886  651  1905 (70) 2
1887  659  1886 (77) 2
1888  679  1875 (84) 2
1889  663  1866 (92) 0
1890  711  1858 (100) 0
1891  730  1849 (106) 0
1892  770  1841 (112) 0
1893  793  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
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 7, Aug. 1875, page 198
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 7, Feb. 1873, page 218
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Aug. 1874, page 120, supp.1
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 9, June 1875, page 284
   [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
   [Fld], 23 Oct. 1875
   [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 (3)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class     4.5  /  12
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
Cheltenham 1875     Cheltenham - Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Ayre, F.F.     1 - 1    
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: 22 Jul. 2022