Crane, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  173  2072 (131) 1
1870  178  2079 (127) 0
1871  175  2086 (122) 1
1872  181  2091 (118) 2
1873  177  2103 (116) 0
1874  174  2114 (112) 2
1875  164  2133 (110) 0
1876  154  2152 (108) 1
1877  138  2172 (106) 1
1878  127  2191 (106) 0
1879  115  2211 (104) 1
1880  119  2224 (103) 1
1881  126  2236 (102) 0
1882  127  2247 (100) 0
1883  133  2259 (97) 1
1884  132  2273 (94) 1
1885  137  2279 (92) 0
1886  134  2285 (89) 0
1887  135  2291 (84) 0
1888  133  2297 (78) 13
1889  152  2288 (80) 0
1890  156  2279 (80) 0
1891  164  2270 (79) 0
1892  178  2260 (75) 1
1893  186  2256 (69) 16
1894  191  2247 (71) 1
1895  201  2236 (70) 3
1896  211  2223 (69) 5
1897  236  2196 (67) 16
1898  242  2197 (75) 1
1899  254  2191 (81) 1
1900  249  2184 (88) 1
1901  271  2180 (94) 0
1902  290  2176 (100) 0
1903  305  2173 (104) 0
1904  322  2169 (108) 0
1905  333  2165 (112) 0
1906  350  2162 (115) 0
1907  363  2158 (117) 0
1908  367  2154 (119) 0
1909  399  2151 (120) 0
1910  395  2147 (121) 0
1911  401  2143 (122) 0
1912  385  2140 (122) 2
1913  353  2133 (124) 1
1914  320  2128 (128) 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
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 69, 26 Aug. 1876, page 207
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [12th NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1885]
   Dunn, Paul.  [2nd NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1871]

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

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 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     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 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 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 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: 2 May 2017