Bridgwater, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  326  2007 (111) 4
1877  312  2015 (110) 0
1878  305  2024 (108) 1
1879  308  2026 (107) 0
1880  319  2028 (106) 0
1881  354  2030 (105) 1
1882  362  2037 (105) 2
1883  426  2032 (109) 0
1884  454  2028 (113) 0
1885  469  2023 (116) 0
1886  457  2019 (118) 0
1887  471  2015 (121) 0
1888  469  2010 (122) 0
1889  473  2006 (124) 0
1890  504  2001 (125) 0
1891  532  1997 (126) 0
1892  565  1993 (127) 0
1893  583  1988 (127) 1
1894  596  1987 (130) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bridgwater, William  
Born: 1835
Died: 3 Sep. 1914
 
Notes:
The Illustrated London News of 11 Mar. 1876 (p.263) has 'W. Bridgewater'; The Chess Player's Chronicle of 24 May 1882 (p.249) has 'Bridgwater'; The British Chess Magazine of Mar. 1883 (p.92) has 'W. Bridgwater'; The Birmingham Daily Post of 30 Jan. 1893 has 'W. Bridgewater'; The Birmingham Daily Post of 27 Mar. 1900 has 'Bridgwater'. Steve Mann has William Bridgwater, and says that his name was always spelt thus in official documents. Steve Mann has date of birth between 08-04-1835 and 06-06-1835.
 
References
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1883, page 92
   [BDP], 30 Jan. 1893
   [BDP], 27 Mar. 1900
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 121, 24 May 1882, page 249
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1911, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Miscellaneous Players A-B]

Tournament data

Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Wright, F.M.     1.5 - 2.5    
Birmingham (?) 1878     Dudley and Stourbridge - Birmingham Club Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Doughty, J.     1 - 0    
Stafford 1881     Birmingham - Manchester Athenaeum Club Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - von Zabern, T.     0 - 1    
Nottingham 1882 (4)     Nottingham - Birmingham Club Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Marriott, T.W.     1 - 1    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Gattie, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 30 Dec. 2020