Evans, William D.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1826  11  2317 (169) 3
1827  11  2318 (169) 0
1828  11  2320 (168) 0
1829  12  2322 (167) 0
1830  13  2324 (167) 0
1831  13  2325 (166) 0
1832  13  2327 (165) 0
1833  14  2329 (164) 0
1834  14  2331 (163) 0
1835  14  2332 (162) 0
1836  13  2334 (160) 0
1837  16  2336 (159) 0
1838  16  2337 (158) 0
1839  19  2339 (156) 0
1840  19  2341 (154) 0
1841  19  2343 (152) 0
1842  24  2344 (150) 0
1843  28  2346 (148) 1
1844  28  2340 (149) 0
1845  35  2333 (151) 0
1846  38  2327 (152) 0
1847  40  2320 (152) 0
1848  37  2314 (153) 0
1849  51  2307 (154) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Evans, William Davies  
   Also known as: Captain Evans
Born: 27 Jan. 1790
Died: 3 Aug. 1872
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 26, 243
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 111
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 111
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 9
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 107
   Murray, History of Chess, page 880
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 29, 160
   Utterberg, De la Bourdonnais versus McDonnell, page 14
Periodicals
   [BLL], 8 Mar. 1835, page 2
   [BLL], 3 July 1836, page 2
   [BLL], 5 Feb. 1837, page 2
   [BLL], 30 Apr. 1837, page 2
   [BLL], 27 Aug. 1837, page 4
   [BLL], 7 Mar. 1841, page 2
   [BLL], 6 Mar. 1842, page 4
   [BLL], 13 Apr. 1845, page 2
   [BLL], 13 May 1865, page 9
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1843, page 147
   [ILN], vol. 17, 28 Sep. 1850, page 263
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Apr. 1842, page 202
   [Reg], vol. 2, Oct. 1850, page 317
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Evans Gambit Reloaded], page 2
   Harding, Tim.  [In the Footsteps of Harold Murray], page 7
   Harding, Tim.  [The Search for Truth in the Evans Gambit (Part 1)], page 1
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [The Telegraph, the Velocipede, and the Bristol Sloth, Part One], page 2
   Thomas, W.R.  [Captain William Evans]
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Simpson's Divan]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4878. Evans the doffer]

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

Evans, W.D. - McDonnell, A. 1826         (c)     3   -   0      McDonnell, A. gave odds of a knight
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Evans, W.D. 1843         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Evans, W.D. - Donaldson, Jo. 1849         (c)     0.5   -   0.5


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017