Waight, Henry




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  500  1876 (83) 7
1877  479  1862 (83) 2
1878  486  1854 (85) 0
1879  495  1847 (86) 0
1880  531  1839 (86) 0
1881  606  1831 (84) 0
1882  667  1824 (81) 3
1883  732  1823 (79) 2
1884  799  1828 (77) 2
1885  764  1824 (77) 0
1886  764  1819 (75) 0
1887  724  1815 (71) 2
1888  730  1816 (68) 12
1889  716  1806 (79) 0
1890  767  1796 (88) 1
1891  775  1790 (96) 0
1892  824  1783 (103) 0
1893  846  1776 (109) 0
1894  875  1769 (115) 0
1895  884  1762 (120) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Waight, Henry Hoyer  
Born: 9 Jan. 1835
Died: 3 July 1901
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth date '09-01-1835?' and death date '1894+'. Steve Mann gives birth date as 1834-1835, baptism date as 17-05-1835 and death date as 03-07-1901. Staunton lists a 'Henry Waite' as a member of the Standing Committee for the London Congress of 1862 in the Illustrated London News (22 Feb. 1862, p.204).
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 971
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 455
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, no. 12, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [BCM], vol. 14, no. 5, May 1894, page 194
   [WP], vol. 9, no. 2, 1 June 1876, page 26
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1895: YCCC 10th Annual Tournament]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Henry Hoyer Waight]
   [West Yorkshire v. Tyne and Tees-Side]

Tournament data

Halifax 1876 (1)     Bradford - Halifax Club Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Petty, J.     1 - 1    
Halifax 1876 (3)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 2nd Class Tournament    
  Waight, H.H. - Gaunt, E.     1 - 0    
  Waight, H.H. - Shaw, W. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
Halifax 1876 (6)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 5th Tournament    
  Waight, H.H. - Moorhouse, Jo.     1 - 0    
  Waight, H.H. - Sadd, W.E.     1 - 0    
  Waight, H.H. - Field, T.W.     0 - 1    
Halifax 1877     Bradford - Halifax Club Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Petty, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
Leeds 1882 (3)     Leeds - Halifax Club Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Mills, D.Y.     0 - 1    
Halifax 1882     Leeds - Halifax Club Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Mills, D.Y.     0 - 2    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Waight, H.H. - von Zabern, T.     0 - 2    
Bradford 1884 (4)     Bradford - Halifax Club Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Onions, G.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Ferguson, G.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sheffield 1887     Sheffield - Halifax Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Huntsman, E.J.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1887 (2)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Wright, G.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Bradford 1888 (2)     British Chess Association Amateur Championship     3.5  /  12
Harrogate 1888     Tyneside and Tees-Side - West Yorkshire Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Watson, J.S.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1890 (1)     Bradford - Liverpool Club Match    
  Waight, H.H. - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Halifax 1895     10th Yorkshire County Chess Club Meeting - Class A    
  Waight, H.H. - Elson, F.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2023