Horner, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  87  2287 (62) 25
1858  98  2268 (60) 3
1859  108  2261 (54) 15
1860  113  2255 (50) 18
1861  106  2268 (55) 12
1862  107  2263 (68) 0
1863  102  2258 (77) 0
1864  107  2253 (84) 0
1865  111  2248 (90) 0
1866  119  2243 (94) 0
1867  117  2238 (98) 0
1868  124  2233 (100) 0
1869  124  2227 (102) 0
1870  132  2222 (103) 0
1871  137  2217 (104) 0
1872  143  2212 (104) 0
1873  150  2207 (104) 0
1874  151  2202 (102) 0
1875  159  2197 (100) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Horner, William  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Staunton has a problem by a 'W. Horner' in the 22 Mar. 1851 issue of the Illustrated London News (p.234).
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 226
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 80, 92
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 42, 174
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 7
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 19
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 139
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. II, page 114
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. III, page 26
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 134
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 18, no. 59, 11 Mar. 1859, page 2
   [BDE], vol. 20, no. 235, 5 Oct. 1861, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 33, no. 107, 4 May 1872, page 4
   [CMNY], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1858, page 351
   [FLIN], 17 Apr. 1858
   [FLIN], 26 Mar. 1859
   [GWT], 23 Aug. 1867
   [SoT], 20 Feb. 1869
Web
   Winter, Edward.  [James A. Leonard]

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

Marache, N. - Horner, W. 1858         (f)     1   -   2      Marache, N. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Horner, W. - Seebach, W. 1859         (f)     7   -   5
Perrin, F. - Horner, W. 1860         (f)     9.5   -   5.5

Tournament data

New York 1857 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Jee, C.E.     1 - 0    
  Horner, W. - Knott, H.J.B.     0 - 1    
New York 1857 (3)     1st American Chess Congress Minor Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Carples, B.     3.5 - 0.5    
  Horner, W. - Julien, D.     3 - 1    
  Horner, W. - Seebach, W.     3.5 - 1.5    
  Horner, W. - Solomons, M.     6 - 5    
New York 1859 (2)     Brooklyn Club Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Thompson, J. (1)     1 - 0    
  Horner, W. - Perrin, F.     0.5 - 1.5    
New York 1860 (4)     New York - Brooklyn Club Match    
  Horner, W. - Loyd, S.     1 - 2    
New York 1861 (1)     3rd Free Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Leonard, J.A.     1.5 - 2.5    
New York 1861 (2)     New York Chess Club Grand Tournament    
  Horner, W. - Marache, N.     3 - 2    
  Horner, W. - Loyd, S.     1 - 2    
New York 1875 (3)     Brooklyn Club Tournament     15.5  /  20


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022