Crane, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  156  2180 (103) 1
1870  153  2189 (96) 0
1871  147  2199 (88) 9
1872  140  2214 (82) 11
1873  133  2220 (77) 5
1874  126  2238 (72) 28
1875  134  2234 (77) 6
1876  115  2242 (81) 1
1877  106  2250 (85) 1
1878  99  2258 (87) 0
1879  98  2266 (88) 1
1880  104  2271 (89) 1
1881  116  2275 (90) 0
1882  121  2279 (89) 0
1883  133  2283 (87) 1
1884  139  2290 (85) 2
1885  138  2287 (84) 1
1886  144  2288 (81) 0
1887  149  2288 (77) 0
1888  155  2289 (70) 13
1889  171  2275 (74) 0
1890  187  2262 (75) 0
1891  204  2248 (73) 0
1892  227  2234 (69) 1
1893  240  2224 (63) 17
1894  243  2224 (65) 1
1895  252  2219 (64) 3
1896  255  2211 (63) 5
1897  285  2189 (61) 16
1898  291  2194 (70) 1
1899  298  2190 (76) 2
1900  300  2182 (83) 1
1901  331  2179 (90) 0
1902  351  2175 (96) 0
1903  364  2172 (101) 0
1904  389  2168 (105) 0
1905  403  2165 (109) 0
1906  423  2162 (111) 0
1907  442  2158 (114) 0
1908  452  2155 (116) 0
1909  495  2151 (117) 0
1910  491  2148 (118) 0
1911  538  2145 (119) 0
1912  529  2141 (119) 2
1913  533  2135 (121) 1
1914  510  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