Barnett, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  511  2005 (68) 9
1885  517  2004 (58) 7
1886  478  2019 (51) 23
1887  461  2035 (56) 5
1888  469  2029 (60) 4
1889  486  2014 (66) 2
1890  536  1998 (72) 1
1891  573  1986 (76) 1
1892  630  1966 (80) 4
1893  648  1962 (88) 0
1894  659  1959 (95) 0
1895  661  1955 (100) 0
1896  656  1951 (105) 0
1897  672  1948 (109) 0
1898  681  1944 (113) 0
1899  699  1940 (116) 0
1900  712  1937 (119) 0
1901  733  1933 (121) 0
1902  743  1930 (123) 0
1903  743  1926 (125) 0
1904  788  1922 (127) 0
1905  819  1919 (128) 0
1906  830  1915 (129) 0
1907  855  1911 (129) 0
1908  842  1908 (129) 0
1909  929  1904 (129) 0
1910  916  1900 (129) 0
1911  956  1897 (129) 0
1912  932  1893 (128) 0
1913  935  1890 (127) 0
1914  869  1886 (126) 0
1915  813  1882 (124) 0
1916  806  1879 (122) 0
1917  811  1875 (120) 0
1918  841  1871 (118) 0
1919  842  1868 (115) 0
1920  924  1864 (111) 0
1921  996  1861 (107) 0
1922  958  1857 (103) 0
1923  1075  1853 (97) 0
1924  1132  1850 (91) 0
1925  1163  1846 (84) 10
1926  1207  1839 (93) 0
1927  1223  1833 (101) 0
1928  1200  1826 (108) 0
1929  1149  1819 (114) 0
1930  1191  1812 (120) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Barnett, Richard Whieldon  
   Also known as: Captain Barnett; Major R.W. Barnett; Sir Richard Whieldon Barnett
Born: 6 Dec. 1863
Died: 17 Oct. 1930
 
Notes:
Bird, in Chess Reminiscences, mentions a 'Dr. Barnett' in Belfast, but R.W. Barnett was a Major, not a Doctor.
 
References
Books
   Bird, Chess History and Reminiscences
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 221
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 247, 954
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 236, 354, 503
   Hooper and Brandreth, Unknown Capablanca, page 156
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 202, 347
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 362
Periodicals
   [WDP], 16 Nov. 1885
Web
   McAlister, David and Forster, Richard.  [Porterfield Rynd 1846-1917]
   Saunders, John.  [Varsity Oxford-Cambridge Match: Pen Pictures of Players]
   Sericano, C.  [Belfast 1886]

Tournament data

Oxford 1884 (1)     Oxford University - Oxford City Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Underhill, C.M.     1 - 1    
Oxford 1884 (2)     Oxford University Club - Mr. Coker's Team Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Crosse, E.I.     3 - 0    
Reading 1884     Oxford University - Southampton Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - George, W.B.     0 - 2    
London, England 1884 (2)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Julius, A.O.     0 - 1    
London, England 1884 (4)     Saint George's Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Salmond     1 - 0    
London, England 1884 (5)     12th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Gwinner, H.G.     1 - 1    
London, England 1884 (12)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Hopkins, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (3)     City of London - Universities Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Hunnex, J.R.     0 - 1    
London, England 1885 (4)     Saint George's Club - Oxford Univesity Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Pearse, A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1885 (5)     13th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Young, F.M.     0 - 1    
London, England 1885 (6)     Universities - Brighton Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Smith, A. (3)     1 - 1    
Swindon 1885     Clifton - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Williams, L.J.     0 - 2    
London, England 1886 (3)     14th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Young, F.M.     0 - 2    
Belfast 1886 (1)     2nd Irish Chess Association Congress     4.5  /  8
Belfast 1886 (2)     Handicap Tournament     9  /  14      odds player in pawn and two moves class
Oxford 1887     Oxford University Club, Old v Present Members Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Ranken, C.E.     1 - 1    
London, England 1887 (1)     15th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Gwinner, H.G.     0.5 - 1.5    
Liverpool 1887 (2)     Liverpool Club - Irish Chess Association Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Owen, J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1888 (3)     City of London - Universities Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Hamburger, E.L.F.     0 - 1    
London, England 1888 (5)     Oxford University - Saint George's Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Minchin, J.I.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1888 (6)     16th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Schott, G.A.     1 - 1    
London, England 1889 (2)     1st Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Sherrard, H.W.     0 - 1    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Wilson, John (2)     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Hughes-Hughes, M.E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1890 (1)     2nd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Gwinner, H.G.     0 - 1    
London, England 1891 (1)     3rd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Kearney, E.L.     1 - 0    
Belfast 1892 (2)     1st Ulster Championship     0.5  /  4
Stratford-upon-Avon 1925 (1)     18th British Chess Federation Congress - 1st Class, Section A     6  /  11
London, England 1930 (1)     Imperial Club - National Liberal Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Sultan Khan, M.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022