Butler, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  175  2210 (73) 2
1883  198  2213 (61) 11
1884  190  2229 (54) 9
1885  202  2216 (50) 38
1886  198  2226 (61) 0
1887  197  2236 (69) 0
1888  186  2247 (73) 0
1889  179  2257 (76) 0
1890  182  2267 (76) 0
1891  173  2278 (74) 0
1892  163  2288 (70) 8
1893  191  2266 (79) 1
1894  227  2239 (88) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Butler, Henry William Butler  
Born: 1858
Died: 10 Mar. 1935
 
Notes:
The birth registration was in the Sept. quarter of 1858 (so birth date in July, August or September). Thanks to Tomislav Chagall for pointing out the FreeBMD web site, which also has his full name.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 137
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 60
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 285
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 218
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 142
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 3, no. 4, Apr. 1883, page 145
   [CML], vol. 5, no. 9, May 1884, page 261
   [LW], 25 Feb. 1882
   [LW], 24 Mar. 1883, page 230
Web
   [Butler, Henry William Brighton]

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

Butler, H.W.B. - Mead, W. 1883         (f)     5   -   4
Erskine, H. - Butler, H.W.B. 1885 (1)         (f)     9.5   -   8.5
Erskine, H. - Butler, H.W.B. 1885 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   7.5

Tournament data

Chichester 1882     Brighton Club - Chichester Club Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - McArthur, W. (1)     2 - 0    
Brighton 1883     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Coupe, W.     1 - 1    
London, England 1884 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Wilson, J. (2)     0.5 - 0.5    
Brighton 1884 (1)     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Cheshire, H.F.S.     2 - 0    
London, England 1884 (6)     Universities - Brighton Club Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Locock, C.D.     1.5 - 0.5    
Brighton 1884 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Bayliss, W.     1 - 1    
Havant 1884     Brighton - Southampton Club Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Chipperfield, R.     1 - 1    
London, England 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Bussy, B.F.     1 - 1    
Brighton 1885 (1)     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Minchin, C.C.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (4)     Universities - Brighton Club Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Sherrard, H.W.     0 - 2    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Beardsell, T.J.     1 - 0    
Sussex 1885     Brighton - Rest of Sussex Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Minchin, C.C.     1 - 1    
Brighton 1892 (1)     Counties Chess Association Tournament     5.5  /  8
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Common, A.W.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Butler, H.W.B. - Brown, Frank     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 30 Dec. 2020