Crane, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  128  2223 (102) 1
1870  119  2234 (95) 0
1871  113  2244 (86) 9
1872  108  2260 (80) 11
1873  111  2264 (76) 5
1874  102  2282 (71) 28
1875  109  2276 (76) 6
1876  98  2281 (80) 1
1877  89  2287 (83) 1
1878  91  2293 (86) 0
1879  86  2299 (87) 1
1880  87  2301 (88) 1
1881  94  2303 (89) 0
1882  103  2305 (88) 0
1883  118  2307 (86) 1
1884  123  2311 (85) 2
1885  131  2306 (83) 1
1886  132  2305 (81) 0
1887  141  2303 (77) 0
1888  143  2301 (70) 13
1889  154  2286 (74) 0
1890  181  2270 (75) 0
1891  194  2255 (73) 0
1892  225  2240 (69) 1
1893  237  2228 (63) 17
1894  239  2227 (65) 1
1895  249  2222 (64) 3
1896  252  2213 (63) 5
1897  278  2191 (61) 16
1898  291  2195 (70) 1
1899  299  2191 (76) 2
1900  301  2184 (83) 1
1901  334  2180 (90) 0
1902  349  2177 (96) 0
1903  368  2173 (101) 0
1904  390  2170 (105) 0
1905  407  2166 (109) 0
1906  424  2163 (111) 0
1907  442  2159 (114) 0
1908  453  2156 (116) 0
1909  497  2153 (117) 0
1910  493  2149 (118) 0
1911  537  2146 (119) 0
1912  528  2142 (119) 2
1913  533  2136 (121) 1
1914  516  2130 (125) 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
   [ATCJ], vol. 9, no. 216, 21 Feb. 1874, page 304
   [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
Crane, W. - Hindmarsh, J. 1874         (f)     2   -   0
Crane, W. - Russell, G.A. 1875         (f)     5   -   1
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 1874     Sydney Club Handicap     16  /  22
  Crane, W. - Smith, R.     2 - 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: 22 Jul. 2022