Berry, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  260  1861 (105) 1
1862  265  1875 (100) 0
1863  263  1889 (95) 0
1864  272  1903 (88) 0
1865  298  1916 (79) 10
1866  322  1920 (80) 0
1867  302  1924 (78) 1
1868  317  1934 (75) 1
1869  315  1942 (73) 0
1870  341  1949 (68) 0
1871  353  1957 (60) 7
1872  352  1967 (55) 8
1873  362  1972 (52) 11
1874  406  1948 (54) 12
1875  427  1943 (63) 2
1876  401  1939 (71) 0
1877  396  1935 (77) 0
1878  410  1930 (80) 0
1879  418  1926 (81) 0
1880  439  1921 (82) 0
1881  503  1917 (80) 0
1882  546  1912 (77) 1
1883  602  1918 (74) 0
1884  635  1925 (69) 2
1885  615  1943 (63) 12
1886  648  1909 (70) 2
1887  649  1890 (77) 2
1888  666  1880 (84) 2
1889  657  1871 (92) 0
1890  704  1862 (100) 0
1891  722  1854 (106) 0
1892  769  1845 (112) 0
1893  791  1837 (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