Stephen, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  221  2052 (88) 7
1867  213  2051 (83) 22
1868  229  2025 (87) 0
1869  254  1998 (89) 0
1870  299  1972 (88) 0
1871  326  1945 (85) 11
1872  331  1946 (87) 6
1873  348  1946 (92) 1
1874  331  1952 (96) 1
1875  336  1961 (100) 0
1876  342  1970 (103) 1
1877  335  1967 (106) 1
1878  344  1959 (109) 0
1879  360  1951 (112) 1
1880  375  1939 (116) 1
1881  442  1930 (121) 0
1882  500  1920 (125) 0
1883  574  1911 (129) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Stephen, William Ravenscroft  
Born: 1826
Died: 28 June 1899
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 407
Periodicals
   [Age], 28 Mar. 1866, page 5
   [Arg], 28 Mar. 1866, page 5
   [Aus], vol. 1, 21 Apr. 1866, page 77
   [Aus], vol. 2, 25 May 1867, page 652
   [Aus], vol. 2, 8 June 1867, page 716
   [Aus], vol. 5, 12 Dec. 1868, page 12
   [Aus], vol. 12, 25 May 1872, page 653
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [2nd NSW v VIC Telegraphic Match 1871]

Tournament data

Melbourne 1866     Victorian Tournament    
  Stephen, W.R. - Hamel, J.     3 - 1    
  Stephen, W.R. - Sedgefield, S.W.     0 - 3    
Melbourne 1867     Melbourne Club Handicap Tournament     13  /  22      odds player in pawn and move class
Melbourne 1871     Melbourne Club Handicap Tournament    
  Stephen, W.R. - Grut     2 - 1          Stephen, W.R. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stephen, W.R. - Trollope     2 - 0          Stephen, W.R. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stephen, W.R. - Coates, E.J.     0 - 1    
  Stephen, W.R. - Black (1)     0 - 2          Stephen, W.R. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stephen, W.R. - Lucas, C.J.     1 - 0          Stephen, W.R. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stephen, W.R. - Sedgefield, S.W.     1 - 2          Sedgefield, S.W. gave odds of pawn and move
Sydney and Melbourne 1871     2nd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Stephen, W.R. - Gibbes, F.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Melbourne 1872     Melbourne Club Handicap    
  Stephen, W.R. - Trowell, T.J.     0 - 1          Stephen, W.R. gave odds of pawn and move
  Stephen, W.R. - Henderson, R.C.     0 - 1          Stephen, W.R. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Stephen, W.R. - Runting, W.J.     1 - 0          Stephen, W.R. gave odds of pawn and move
  Stephen, W.R. - Hammond, R.K.     1 - 0          Stephen, W.R. gave odds of pawn and move
  Stephen, W.R. - Chamier, A.F.     0 - 1          Stephen, W.R. gave odds of pawn and move
Sydney and Melbourne 1872     3rd New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Stephen, W.R. - Ryan, T.I.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1873     4th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Stephen, W.R. - Fisher, C.M.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1874     5th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Stephen, W.R. - Fisher, C.M.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1876     6th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Stephen, W.R. - Smith, R.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1877     7th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Stephen, W.R. - Wallach, H.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Melbourne 1879     8th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Stephen, W.R. - Smith, R.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Melbourne 1880     9th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Stephen, W.R. - Crane, W.     0 - 1    
Sydney and Melbourne 1883     10th New South Wales - Victoria Telegraphic Match    
  Stephen, W.R. - Chamier, A.F.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 30 Sept. 2018