Berry, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  260  1856 (106) 1
1862  264  1869 (101) 0
1863  262  1883 (95) 0
1864  270  1896 (88) 0
1865  298  1910 (80) 10
1866  322  1914 (80) 0
1867  306  1917 (78) 1
1868  318  1926 (76) 1
1869  316  1934 (73) 0
1870  345  1941 (68) 0
1871  355  1948 (60) 7
1872  349  1956 (55) 8
1873  362  1958 (52) 11
1874  405  1932 (55) 12
1875  401  1928 (65) 0
1876  405  1923 (73) 0
1877  400  1919 (78) 0
1878  415  1915 (81) 0
1879  423  1911 (82) 0
1880  447  1907 (82) 0
1881  512  1902 (81) 0
1882  565  1898 (78) 1
1883  618  1905 (74) 0
1884  651  1911 (69) 2
1885  622  1930 (64) 12
1886  649  1898 (70) 2
1887  649  1879 (77) 2
1888  645  1869 (84) 2
1889  643  1861 (92) 0
1890  699  1852 (100) 0
1891  714  1844 (106) 0
1892  757  1835 (112) 0
1893  780  1827 (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 120, 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 (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
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 Dec. 2021