Gunston, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  152  2205 (90) 2
1877  131  2214 (82) 14
1878  116  2238 (81) 2
1879  100  2263 (80) 2
1880  100  2282 (81) 2
1881  105  2289 (83) 0
1882  108  2296 (84) 0
1883  120  2303 (83) 0
1884  125  2310 (81) 1
1885  115  2324 (80) 1
1886  104  2342 (77) 0
1887  96  2360 (73) 0
1888  77  2378 (66) 0
1889  67  2396 (56) 1
1890  59  2424 (42) 30
1891  70  2401 (51) 1
1892  79  2381 (54) 0
1893  90  2361 (51) 9
1894  98  2350 (51) 3
1895  108  2339 (47) 6
1896  123  2324 (41) 16
1897  91  2350 (37) 27
1898  87  2359 (38) 27
1899  93  2355 (44) 10
1900  98  2352 (50) 1
1901  93  2364 (50) 7
1902  99  2357 (50) 1
1903  109  2344 (44) 12
1904  181  2296 (38) 26
1905  229  2271 (41) 16
1906  242  2265 (49) 0
1907  264  2258 (49) 11
1908  222  2282 (53) 0
1909  195  2306 (50) 10
1910  149  2334 (50) 11
1911  127  2352 (54) 0
1912  105  2370 (51) 12
1913  149  2330 (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. 2, 1 June 1876, page 26
   [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 (7)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Oswald, J.     1 - 1    
London, England 1877 (3)     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 (1)     10th Craigside Congress - Cup Tournament     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: 5 Jan. 2023