Barnett, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  504  2011 (68) 9
1885  512  2008 (58) 7
1886  475  2023 (51) 23
1887  461  2038 (56) 5
1888  468  2031 (60) 4
1889  480  2016 (66) 2
1890  537  2000 (72) 1
1891  564  1989 (76) 1
1892  631  1968 (80) 4
1893  644  1964 (88) 0
1894  656  1961 (95) 0
1895  653  1957 (100) 0
1896  654  1953 (105) 0
1897  667  1949 (109) 0
1898  674  1946 (113) 0
1899  692  1942 (116) 0
1900  704  1938 (119) 0
1901  724  1934 (121) 0
1902  738  1931 (123) 0
1903  738  1927 (125) 0
1904  784  1923 (127) 0
1905  814  1919 (128) 0
1906  823  1916 (129) 0
1907  853  1912 (129) 0
1908  839  1908 (129) 0
1909  926  1904 (129) 0
1910  899  1901 (129) 0
1911  944  1897 (129) 0
1912  918  1893 (128) 0
1913  926  1890 (127) 0
1914  864  1886 (126) 0
1915  807  1882 (124) 0
1916  800  1878 (123) 0
1917  803  1875 (120) 0
1918  831  1871 (118) 0
1919  835  1867 (115) 0
1920  917  1863 (111) 0
1921  988  1860 (107) 0
1922  948  1856 (103) 0
1923  1066  1852 (97) 0
1924  1121  1848 (91) 0
1925  1148  1845 (84) 10
1926  1182  1838 (93) 0
1927  1198  1831 (101) 0
1928  1156  1825 (108) 0
1929  1109  1818 (115) 0
1930  1141  1811 (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