de Visser, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1880  131  2226 (75) 12
1881  145  2231 (77) 0
1882  148  2236 (77) 0
1883  160  2242 (75) 3
1884  164  2256 (76) 0
1885  157  2271 (76) 2
1886  139  2290 (76) 0
1887  135  2310 (74) 2
1888  112  2334 (70) 1
1889  91  2357 (64) 9
1890  90  2354 (67) 0
1891  99  2350 (67) 1
1892  100  2351 (64) 5
1893  91  2359 (63) 2
1894  89  2365 (60) 3
1895  79  2376 (57) 6
1896  70  2393 (57) 1
1897  57  2414 (54) 8
1898  55  2416 (56) 3
1899  41  2437 (58) 8
1900  59  2412 (66) 1
1901  78  2381 (73) 0
1902  105  2349 (78) 0
1903  141  2318 (81) 1
1904  186  2291 (85) 1
1905  216  2276 (90) 1
1906  265  2253 (95) 0
1907  316  2229 (100) 1
1908  371  2204 (105) 0
1909  440  2179 (109) 1
1910  477  2161 (114) 0
1911  543  2142 (118) 0
1912  571  2124 (121) 0
1913  596  2105 (124) 0
1914  590  2086 (127) 0
1915  596  2068 (130) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: de Visser, William M.  
Born: 5 Nov. 1855
Died: 4 Dec. 1923
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 91, 447
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 118, 154
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 304
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 74, 323
   Hilbert, Napier, page 187
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 378
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 116
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 69
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Hermann Helms and Correspondence Chess Coverage in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Carvajal, V.M. - de Visser, W.M. 1883         (c)     1   -   0
Lasker, Em. - de Visser, W.M. 1892         (f)     2   -   0
Lasker, Em. - de Visser, W.M. 1893         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Steinitz, W. - de Visser, W.M. 1898         (c)     1   -   0
Janowsky, D.M. - de Visser, W.M. 1899         (f)     0.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

New York 1880 (2)     5th American Chess Congress - Minor Tourney     7.5  /  12
Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Kaiser, J.A.     1 - 1    
New York 1885 (3)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Andres, R.     1 - 0    
New York 1885 (4)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Andres, R.     0 - 1    
New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Ward, J. (1)     1 - 1    
New York 1887 (3)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Shepard, A.W.     2 - 0    
New York 1888 (3)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 1)    
  de Visser, W.M. - Suydam     1 - 0    
New York 1888 (4)     Manhattan Club - Columbia Club Match (Round 2)    
  de Visser, W.M. - Stern, Max     1 - 0    
Skaneateles 1889 (1)     2nd New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     4.5  /  6
Skaneateles 1889 (7)     2nd New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - Handicap Final     2.5  /  3
New York 1890 (1)     Bachelors - Benedicks Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Westfield, E.     1 - 0    
New York 1891 (4)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Wheeler, T.K.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (1)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Loyd, S.     0 - 1    
New York 1892 (2)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Loyd, S.     1 - 0    
New York and New Orleans 1892     Manhattan - New Orleans telegraph match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Claiborne, F.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  de Visser, W.M. - Halpern, J.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1894 (3)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Rocamora, S.R.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (4)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Rocamora, S.R.     0 - 1    
New York 1894 (5)     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Driscoll, H.F.     1 - 0    
Newark 1894     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Driscoll, H.F.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (2)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Baird, D.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
Newark 1895 (1)     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Bernstein, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (8)     Brooklyn - Staten Island Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Litzenberger, W.L.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (13)     Brooklyn - Metropolitan Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Linzbach, M.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (15)     Brooklyn - New York City Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Ferris, W.J.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Young, J.W. (1)     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Morgan, M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Kaiser, J.A.     1 - 0    
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1897 (3)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association - New York State Chess Association Match     4.5  /  7
New York 1898 (5)     Brooklyn Club - Cosmopolitan Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Nugent, C.     1 - 0    
New York 1898 (6)     Brooklyn Club - Cosmopolitan Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Nugent, C.     0 - 1    
New York 1899 (2)     New York State Championship     3.5  /  4
  de Visser, W.M. - Lipschutz, S.     1.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1899 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Shipley, W.P.     0 - 1    
New York 1900 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Shipley, W.P.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Doerr, F.W.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia or New York (?) 1903     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Robinson, A.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1904 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Young, J.W. (1)     0 - 1    
New York 1905     Manhattan Club - All New Jersey Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Vorrath, G.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1905 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Young, J.W. (1)     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1907 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Hopper, L.     1 - 0    
New York 1909 (3)     Brooklyn Club - Rice Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Menkes, H.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1915     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  de Visser, W.M. - Driver, P.B.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2022