Crane, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  146  2171 (115) 1
1870  144  2180 (109) 0
1871  129  2188 (103) 9
1872  128  2201 (99) 11
1873  134  2195 (98) 5
1874  133  2196 (97) 2
1875  132  2208 (98) 0
1876  121  2220 (97) 1
1877  107  2232 (97) 1
1878  100  2244 (97) 0
1879  98  2256 (96) 1
1880  103  2264 (96) 1
1881  113  2272 (95) 0
1882  119  2280 (93) 0
1883  129  2288 (90) 1
1884  128  2297 (88) 2
1885  130  2296 (87) 1
1886  133  2298 (84) 0
1887  137  2300 (80) 0
1888  141  2302 (73) 13
1889  161  2287 (76) 0
1890  176  2272 (77) 0
1891  195  2257 (75) 0
1892  217  2242 (71) 1
1893  239  2232 (65) 17
1894  238  2231 (67) 1
1895  238  2226 (66) 3
1896  240  2218 (64) 5
1897  267  2195 (63) 16
1898  272  2199 (71) 1
1899  282  2194 (77) 2
1900  288  2186 (84) 1
1901  310  2182 (91) 0
1902  327  2178 (97) 0
1903  346  2175 (102) 0
1904  374  2171 (106) 0
1905  386  2167 (109) 0
1906  401  2164 (112) 0
1907  414  2160 (115) 0
1908  424  2156 (116) 0
1909  471  2152 (118) 0
1910  463  2149 (119) 0
1911  515  2145 (120) 0
1912  493  2141 (120) 2
1913  502  2134 (122) 1
1914  488  2129 (126) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Crane, William  
   Also known as: William Crane Jr.
Born: 14 Apr. 1851
Died: 23 Apr. 1920
 
Notes:
Given as 'Cranel' in Illustrated London News, Aug.26, 1876, p.207.
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 16, 38
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 78
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 216
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1717, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1665, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 69, no. 1935, 26 Aug. 1876, page 207
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [12th NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1885]
   Dunn, Paul.  [17th NSW v QLD Telegraphic Match 1914]
   Dunn, Paul.  [2nd NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1871]

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

Crane, W. - Gibbes, F.J. 1872         (f)     7   -   1
Connell, J.M. - Crane, W. 1873         (f)     2.5   -   1.5
Wallace, A.E.N. - Crane, W. 1893         (f)     10   -   6
Jacobsen, J.L. - Crane, W. 1897         (f)     7.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

Sydney 1869 (1)     School of Arts Club Handicap Tournament     27  /  40      odds player in a knight class
  Crane, W. - McRae, J.M.     1 - 0          McRae, J.M. gave odds of pawn and move
Sydney 1871 (2)     Newtown Tournament     7  /  8
Sydney and Melbourne 1871     2nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Phillips, L.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Brisbane 1872     1st New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Schofield, J.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Adelaide 1872     2nd New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Thwaites, H.J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1872     3rd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Connell, J.M.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1873     4th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Heap, H. (1)     1 - 0    
Sydney and Adelaide 1874     3rd New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Scott, W.D.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1874     5th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Stanley, J.S.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1876     6th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Goldsmith, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1877     7th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Goldsmith, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1879     8th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Sedgefield, S.W.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1880     9th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Stephen, W.R.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1883     10th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Fisher, C.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Adelaide 1884     4th New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Trowell, T.J.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1884     11th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Burns, A.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1885     12th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Simpson, W.     1 - 0    
Melbourne 1888     3rd Australian Championship     7  /  9
  Crane, W. - Charlick, H.     2.5 - 1.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1892     13th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Haviland, C.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Adelaide 1893     5th New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Charlick, H.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1894     14th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Hodgson, R.L.     1 - 0    
Sydney 1895 (1)     School of Arts Club Team Match    
  Crane, W. - Wallace, A.E.N.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1895     15th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Loughran, E.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Adelaide 1895     New South Wales - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - McArthur, W.J.     1 - 0    
Sydney 1896 (1)     Sydney Club - School of Arts Club Match    
  Crane, W. - Jonas, W.H.     1 - 0    
Sydney 1896 (3)     Sydney Club Handicap - Section B     3  /  3
Sydney and Melbourne 1896     16th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Tullidge, W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Warrnambool 1897     7th Australian Championship     5  /  6
Sydney and Melbourne 1897     17th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Esling, F.K.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1898     18th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Hodgson, R.L.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1899     19th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Esling, F.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Brisbane 1899     6th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Boyce, J.A.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1900     20th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Watson, C.G.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1912     30th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Read, M.H.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Brisbane 1912     15th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Evans, A.E.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1913     31st New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Coultas, W.F.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1914     32nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Harrison, G.F.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Brisbane 1914     17th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Crane, W. - Peberdy, G.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021