Crane, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  156  2182 (104) 1
1870  153  2191 (98) 0
1871  143  2201 (90) 9
1872  137  2216 (84) 11
1873  135  2221 (80) 5
1874  120  2240 (74) 28
1875  115  2245 (80) 0
1876  107  2250 (83) 1
1877  96  2258 (86) 1
1878  93  2266 (88) 0
1879  94  2275 (89) 1
1880  99  2280 (90) 1
1881  112  2284 (90) 0
1882  118  2287 (89) 0
1883  129  2291 (87) 1
1884  138  2297 (85) 2
1885  138  2293 (84) 1
1886  144  2293 (81) 0
1887  152  2293 (77) 0
1888  153  2293 (71) 13
1889  172  2279 (74) 0
1890  191  2265 (75) 0
1891  211  2251 (73) 0
1892  236  2236 (69) 1
1893  251  2225 (63) 17
1894  251  2225 (65) 1
1895  261  2220 (64) 3
1896  261  2211 (63) 5
1897  284  2189 (62) 16
1898  290  2193 (70) 1
1899  298  2189 (76) 2
1900  308  2181 (83) 1
1901  330  2178 (90) 0
1902  349  2174 (96) 0
1903  367  2171 (101) 0
1904  392  2167 (105) 0
1905  407  2164 (109) 0
1906  424  2160 (112) 0
1907  437  2157 (114) 0
1908  452  2153 (116) 0
1909  492  2149 (117) 0
1910  492  2146 (119) 0
1911  546  2142 (119) 0
1912  544  2139 (120) 2
1913  554  2132 (122) 1
1914  530  2127 (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
   [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
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: 25 Dec. 2021