Stephen, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  211  2040 (89) 7
1867  207  2039 (83) 22
1868  225  2012 (87) 0
1869  243  1986 (89) 0
1870  288  1959 (89) 0
1871  313  1932 (86) 11
1872  315  1933 (87) 6
1873  324  1934 (92) 1
1874  319  1939 (96) 1
1875  321  1948 (100) 0
1876  321  1958 (103) 1
1877  313  1955 (106) 1
1878  323  1947 (110) 0
1879  339  1939 (113) 1
1880  357  1927 (117) 1
1881  403  1918 (121) 0
1882  457  1908 (125) 0
1883  538  1899 (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