Crook, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  299  1872 (128) 7
1866  327  1885 (126) 1
1867  308  1900 (123) 0
1868  303  1915 (121) 0
1869  300  1931 (117) 0
1870  321  1946 (114) 0
1871  314  1961 (110) 0
1872  307  1976 (105) 0
1873  308  1992 (100) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Crook, William Gustavus  
Born: 1829
Died: 1895
 
Notes:
Zavataralli has date of birth '1829/9'. W.G. Crook's son, Dr. A. Crook, also played chess. W.G. Crook was born in 1828 or 1829, since he died at age 66 in 1895. The Westminster Papers of 1 Dec. 1873 (p.153) has 'Crooke'.
 
References
Books
   Hindle, Mystery of Edward Pindar, page 71
   Zavatarelli, Ignatz Kolisch, page 134
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 33, Sep. 1861, page 270
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 2, Feb. 1864, page 50
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 6, June 1866, page 169
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1188, 30 June 1861, page 6
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1264, 14 Dec. 1862, page 5
   [IJ], no. 7161, 8 Nov. 1873, page 8
   [ILN], vol. 46, no. 1298, 21 Jan. 1865, page 75
   [WP], vol. 6, no. 8, 1 Dec. 1873, page 153
Web
   Hindle, Owen.  [Early Norfolk and Norwich Chess Club History, p.3]

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

Beard, W.D. - Crook, W.G. 1865         (f)     4   -   0
Crook, W.G. - Bell, G.R. 1866         (c)     0.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Lynn 1865     Norwich - Lynn Club Match    
  Crook, W.G. - Selfe, L.     1 - 2    
Ipswich, Suffolk 1873 (1)     East Anglian Chess Tournament - Class I     3  /  7


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021