Gunston, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  93  2241 (92) 2
1877  86  2252 (83) 14
1878  77  2276 (83) 2
1879  73  2300 (82) 2
1880  70  2317 (82) 2
1881  78  2320 (84) 0
1882  82  2323 (85) 0
1883  97  2326 (85) 0
1884  98  2328 (83) 1
1885  96  2344 (81) 0
1886  87  2359 (79) 0
1887  82  2375 (74) 0
1888  67  2390 (67) 0
1889  63  2406 (57) 1
1890  53  2431 (43) 30
1891  70  2408 (52) 1
1892  80  2387 (55) 0
1893  92  2365 (51) 9
1894  98  2352 (52) 2
1895  105  2342 (48) 6
1896  115  2328 (42) 16
1897  89  2354 (38) 27
1898  85  2361 (39) 27
1899  89  2356 (45) 10
1900  94  2350 (51) 1
1901  92  2360 (51) 7
1902  98  2353 (52) 0
1903  100  2345 (45) 12
1904  145  2307 (40) 26
1905  167  2294 (47) 11
1906  152  2307 (57) 0
1907  141  2321 (63) 0
1908  124  2335 (65) 0
1909  118  2349 (63) 0
1910  101  2362 (57) 11
1911  93  2376 (58) 0
1912  85  2390 (54) 12
1913  104  2349 (56) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gunston, William Hewison  
Born: 9 Sep. 1856
Died: 25 Jan. 1941
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 306
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 467, 529, 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 155
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 153, 311
   Hilbert, Napier, page 233
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 293, 345
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 97
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 68, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
   [ILN], vol. 69, 23 Dec. 1876, page 614
   [ILN], vol. 72, 20 Apr. 1878, page 375
   [WP], vol. 9, 2 Apr. 1877, page 225
Web
   Haddrell, Richard.  [Who Was Who?]
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Women's Championship: The Decisive Rounds], page 12
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [Royal Walkabouts]

Tournament data

London 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Oswald, J.     1 - 1    
London 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Tracey, C.     1 - 1    
Cambridge 1877     Cambridge University Club Tournament     10  /  12
London 1878 (1)     6th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Germaine, R.A.     2 - 0    
London 1879 (4)     7th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     1.5 - 0.5    
London 1880     8th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     2 - 0    
London 1881 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Jackson, S. (1)     0 - 2    
London 1884 (3)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Stevens, S.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1889 (2)     1st Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1890 (1)     2nd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     2 - 0    
Cambridge 1890 (1)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 1     7.5  /  9
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     9  /  19
London 1891 (1)     3rd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Ranken, C.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Cambridge 1893     Cambridge Tournament     5  /  8
London 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Wilson, T.B.     1 - 0    
London 1894 (2)     Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Jackson, E.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Llandudno 1895 (1)     3rd Craigside Tournament     4  /  6
Llandudno 1896 (1)     5th Craigside Tournament     2  /  5
London 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Lawrence, T.F.     0 - 1    
Cambridge 1896     Ludgate Circus Club - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Cole, H.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Clifton 1896 (1)     Southern Counties Congress - Class I     5  /  9
Llandudno 1897 (1)     7th Craigside Tournament     5  /  9
Llandudno 1897 (2)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section A     4.5  /  7
  Gunston, W.H. - Lister, J.     1 - 0          Gunston, W.H. gave odds of a knight
Southampton 1897     Southern Counties' Chess Union Tournament     6  /  10
Llandudno 1898 (1)     8th Craigside Tournament     4  /  10
Llandudno 1898 (3)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section B     6  /  6
London 1898 (2)     British Chess Club - United Universities Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
Salisbury 1898 (1)     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     7  /  10
Llandudno 1899     9th Craigside Tournament     5.5  /  10
Cambridge 1900     City of London - Cambridge Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Ward, W.     0 - 1    
  Gunston, W.H. - Loewenthal, F.K.     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1901     10th Craigside Congress     3  /  6
Cambridge 1901     Liverpool A Club Team - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
London and New York 1903     8th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Howell, C.S.     1 - 0    
Plymouth 1903 (2)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class I, Section B     7.5  /  8
Plymouth 1903 (5)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class I, Final     1.5  /  3
London 1904 (4)     City of London Club Tournament     5  /  16
Hastings 1904 (4)     1st British Chess Federation Tournament - 1st Class Amateur Section A     7.5  /  9
Cambridge or London (?) 1904     Mrs. Bowles' Team - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Napier, W.E.     0 - 1    
Southport 1905     2nd British Chess Federation Tournament     3  /  11
Oxford 1910 (2)     British Chess Federation Major Open Tournament     9  /  11
Richmond 1912 (1)     British Championship Team - Major Open Team Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Yates, F.D.     1 - 0    
Richmond 1912 (3)     9th British Chess Federation Tournament - Major Open     10  /  11
Cheltenham 1913 (1)     10th British Chess Federation Championship     4.5  /  11


Player information updated: 17 Dec. 2017