Gunston, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  129  2222 (90) 2
1877  119  2232 (81) 14
1878  104  2257 (81) 2
1879  92  2282 (80) 2
1880  90  2301 (81) 2
1881  94  2306 (83) 0
1882  101  2312 (84) 0
1883  113  2318 (83) 0
1884  120  2323 (82) 1
1885  109  2337 (80) 1
1886  99  2354 (77) 0
1887  95  2371 (73) 0
1888  75  2388 (66) 0
1889  67  2405 (56) 1
1890  59  2432 (42) 30
1891  72  2409 (51) 1
1892  80  2389 (54) 0
1893  92  2368 (51) 9
1894  100  2357 (51) 3
1895  109  2346 (47) 6
1896  125  2332 (41) 16
1897  93  2358 (37) 27
1898  89  2366 (38) 27
1899  97  2363 (44) 10
1900  102  2359 (50) 1
1901  97  2372 (50) 7
1902  99  2365 (50) 1
1903  111  2353 (44) 12
1904  178  2305 (38) 26
1905  226  2280 (41) 16
1906  242  2274 (49) 0
1907  266  2267 (49) 11
1908  222  2291 (53) 0
1909  197  2315 (50) 10
1910  155  2342 (50) 11
1911  127  2360 (54) 0
1912  105  2378 (51) 12
1913  151  2338 (55) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 301, 575
   Hilbert, Napier, page 233
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 293, 345
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 97
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1916, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
   [ILN], vol. 69, no. 1954, 23 Dec. 1876, page 614
   [ILN], vol. 72, no. 2025, 20 Apr. 1878, page 375
   [WP], vol. 9, no. 12, 2 Apr. 1877, page 225
Web
   Haddrell, Richard.  [Who Was Who?]
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Women's Championship: The Decisive Rounds], page 12
   Saunders, John.  [Varsity Oxford-Cambridge Match: Pen Pictures of Players]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [Royal Walkabouts]

Tournament data

London, England 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Oswald, J.     1 - 1    
London, England 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Tracey, C.     1 - 1    
Cambridge 1877     Cambridge University Club Tournament     10  /  12
London, England 1878 (1)     6th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Germaine, R.A.     2 - 0    
London, England 1879 (4)     7th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1880 (2)     8th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     2 - 0    
London, England 1881 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Jackson, S. (1)     0 - 2    
London, England 1884 (3)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Stevens, S.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (3)     City of London - Universities Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Steibel, L.     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (2)     1st Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 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, England 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, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Wilson, T.B.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (2)     Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Jackson, E.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Schwann, E.B.     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1895 (1)     3rd Craigside Tournament     4  /  6
Llandudno 1896 (1)     5th Craigside Tournament     2  /  5
London, England 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, England 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    
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, England 1902 (3)     City of London Club - Universities Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Ward, W.     1 - 0    
London, England 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, England 1904 (4)     City of London Club Tournament     5  /  16
Hastings 1904 (4)     1st British Chess Federation Congress - 1st Class Amateur Section A     7.5  /  9
Cambridge 1904     Mrs. Bowles' Team - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Napier, W.E.     0 - 1    
London, England 1905 (1)     Cable Match Team Selection Tournament     2  /  5
Southport 1905 (1)     2nd British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3  /  11
London, England 1907 (2)     4th British Chess Federation Congress - First Class     6.5  /  11
Scarborough 1909 (3)     6th British Chess Federation Congress - First Class, Section B     7  /  10
Oxford 1910 (3)     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 Congress - Championship     4.5  /  11


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022