Wayte, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1851  22  2475 (62) 13
1852  20  2458 (59) 8
1853  20  2455 (61) 0
1854  17  2451 (59) 0
1855  20  2447 (52) 18
1856  26  2426 (60) 0
1857  41  2406 (63) 3
1858  43  2399 (65) 0
1859  48  2392 (64) 6
1860  54  2376 (65) 0
1861  61  2360 (64) 8
1862  64  2349 (68) 0
1863  65  2337 (70) 0
1864  70  2325 (69) 0
1865  76  2314 (65) 1
1866  72  2313 (59) 7
1867  64  2332 (57) 0
1868  61  2350 (50) 12
1869  63  2346 (48) 19
1870  65  2352 (48) 10
1871  61  2362 (47) 11
1872  56  2372 (45) 12
1873  47  2386 (44) 14
1874  50  2376 (43) 13
1875  61  2362 (40) 21
1876  51  2382 (41) 13
1877  55  2369 (39) 29
1878  58  2361 (40) 25
1879  70  2346 (43) 12
1880  77  2337 (39) 33
1881  85  2323 (41) 22
1882  88  2339 (45) 10
1883  90  2361 (48) 0
1884  83  2382 (42) 18
1885  77  2387 (41) 26
1886  92  2364 (47) 11
1887  95  2363 (55) 1
1888  90  2366 (60) 2
1889  93  2355 (64) 2
1890  106  2340 (67) 0
1891  121  2325 (68) 1
1892  144  2307 (68) 0
1893  165  2289 (65) 8
1894  202  2256 (73) 1
1895  236  2233 (81) 0
1896  254  2211 (87) 1
1897  271  2195 (95) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Wayte, William  
   Also known as: Rev. W. Wayte; Prof. Wayte; Rev. Prof. Wayte; W.H.C.
Born: 4 Sep. 1829
Died: 3 May 1898
 
Notes:
The Report of the Manchester Meeting of 1857 has 'Rev. W.W. Wayte' on p.5, but 'Wayte Rev. W.' on p.41.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5, 41
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 105, 971
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 68, 458
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 107, 144
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 355, 581
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 306
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 67, 540
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 317, 376
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 89, 195, 233, 289
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lxii
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 18, no. 3, Mar. 1898, page 93
   [BCM], vol. 18, no. 4, Apr. 1898, page 137
   [BCM], vol. 18, no. 6, June 1898, page 255
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 7, Aug. 1874, page 161
   [CP], vol. 2, no. 34, 6 Mar. 1852, page 79
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 2, Feb. 1853, page 60
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 4, Apr. 1853, page 123
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 30, June 1861, page 169
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, June 1872, page 88
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Aug. 1874, page 118
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 10, Dec. 1869, page 315
   [Era], vol. 32, no. 1636, 30 Jan. 1870, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 27, no. 752, 14 July 1855, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1132, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 49, no. 1385, 18 Aug. 1866, page 171
   [ILN], vol. 69, no. 1940, 30 Sep. 1876, page 327
   [ILN], vol. 71, no. 1987, 11 Aug. 1877, page 143
   [LiM], vol. 47, no. 3018, 7 Aug. 1857, page 12
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Conflict on - and off - the Chessboard], page 3
   Hilbert, John S.  [The Reverend Charles Edward Ranken and Mid-Victorian Correspondence Chess]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Rev. William Wayte]
   Sericano, C.  [Bristol 1861]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Staunton, H. - Wayte, W. 1851         (c)     1   -   0      Staunton, H. gave odds of a knight
Lowenthal, J.J. - Wayte, W. 1851 (1)         (f)     0   -   6      Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Lowenthal, J.J. - Wayte, W. 1851 (2)         (f)     1.5   -   3.5      Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of the exchange
Wayte, W. - von Jaenisch, C.F.A. 1851         (c)     1   -   0
Staunton, H. - Wayte, W. 1852         (s)     1   -   1      Staunton, H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Horwitz, B. - Wayte, W. 1852 (1)         (s)     1   -   1      Horwitz, B. gave odds of pawn and move
Horwitz, B. - Wayte, W. 1852 (2)         (s)     0   -   2      Horwitz, B. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Buckle, H.T. - Wayte, W. 1852         (c)     1   -   1      Buckle, H.T. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Lowenthal, J.J. - Wayte, W. 1855         (c)     1   -   2      Lowenthal, J.J. gave odds of pawn and move
Wayte, W. - Zytogorski, A. 1855         (c)     2   -   2
Wayte, W. - Falkbeer, E.K. 1855         (c)     2.5   -   1.5
Dubois, S. - Wayte, W. 1855         (c)     5   -   2
Salmon, G. - Wayte, W. 1857         (c)     1   -   0
Gordon, T. - Wayte, W. 1857         (s)     1.5   -   0.5
Wayte, W. - de Riviere, J.A. 1859         (c)     1   -   1
Wayte, W. - Hampton, J.W. 1859         (s)     1.5   -   0.5
Wayte, W. - Hampton, T.I. 1859         (s)     1.5   -   0.5
Wilson, W.J. - Wayte, W. 1861         (s)     3   -   2
Steinitz, W. - Wayte, W. 1865         (c)     1   -   0
Wayte, W. - Watkinson, J. 1868         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Wayte, W. - Deacon, F.H. 1868         (c)     2   -   0
Wayte, W. - Baucher, H. 1869         (c)     6   -   4
Zukertort, J.H. - Wayte, W. 1869         (c)     3.5   -   1.5
Wayte, W. - Fisher, B.W. 1871         (s)     1   -   1      Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
Wayte, W. - de Soyres, J. 1875         (f)     5   -   3      Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
Wayte, W. - Minchin, J.I. 1877         (f)     11.5   -   7.5
Wayte, W. - Minchin, J.I. 1880         (f)     12.5   -   3.5
de Soyres, J. - Wayte, W. 1880         (f)     3   -   1
Barnes, A.P. - Wayte, W. 1881         (c)     1   -   1
Wayte, W. - Minchin, J.I. 1885         (f)     7   -   2
Wayte, W. - Thorold, E. 1885         (f)     9   -   7

Tournament data

Bristol and London, England 1861     Bristol - London telegraph match    
  Wayte, W. - Wormald, R.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Bristol 1861 (1)     4th British Chess Association Congress - Grand Tournament    
  Wayte, W. - Hampton, T.I.     1 - 0    
  Wayte, W. - Boden, S.S.     0 - 1    
Redcar 1866 (1)     North Yorkshire and Durham Chess Association - 1st Class Tournament     2  /  7
York 1868 (2)     1st Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting, 1st Class     6.5  /  9
York 1869 (1)     Yorkshire Chess Association - 1st Class Tournament     1.5  /  3
York 1869 (2)     Yorkshire Chess Association - Handicap Tournament    
  Wayte, W. - Ball, A.     0 - 1          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Newcastle 1870 (1)     1st Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     6.5  /  9
Newcastle 1870 (2)     1st Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament A    
  Wayte, W. - Lucas, A.     0 - 1          Wayte, W. gave odds of a knight
Malvern 1871 (1)     2nd Counties Chess Association Meeting, 3rd British Chess Association Challenge Cup     6.5  /  9
Malvern 1872 (1)     3rd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     8.5  /  12
Bristol 1873 (2)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Wayte, W. - Lambert, C.J.     0 - 1          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Wayte, W. - Burt, J.N. (1)     1 - 0          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Wayte, W. - Tibbits, N.     1 - 0          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Wayte, W. - Fisher, B.W.     1 - 0          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Wayte, W. - Mosely, L.     1 - 0          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Bristol 1873 (3)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A     6  /  8
Bristol and Lincoln 1873     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A/B play-offs    
  Wayte, W. - Archdall, T.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1874 (2)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     5.5  /  9
Birmingham 1874 (4)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap    
  Wayte, W. - Breese, E.     1 - 0          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Wayte, W. - Fry, H.A.     1 - 0          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Wayte, W. - Ranken, C.E.     1 - 0    
  Wayte, W. - de Soyres, J.     0.5 - 0.5          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
Glasgow 1875 (1)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Scotland - England Match    
  Wayte, W. - Meikle, C.     0.5 - 0.5    
Glasgow 1875 (2)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Provincial Champion's Cup     5.5  /  11
Glasgow 1875 (3)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Wayte, W. - Allaire, J.E.     0 - 1          Wayte, W. gave odds of pawn and move
Cheltenham 1876 (3)     7th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Provincial Champion's Cup     9  /  12
London, England 1876 (11)     Saint George's - West End Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Potter, W.N.     0.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1877 (1)     Counties Chess Association - 1st Class     7  /  9
  Wayte, W. - Jenkin, J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1878 (2)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     13  /  14
London, England 1878 (3)     9th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     6  /  11
London, England 1879 (3)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     9  /  12
Boston, England 1880     10th Counties Chess Association Meeting     4  /  6
London, England 1880 (1)     Lowenthal Challenge Cup Tournament    
  Wayte, W. - Minchin, J.I.     1.5 - 3.5    
  Wayte, W. - Lindsay, W.A.     2 - 0    
London, England 1881 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - MacDonnell, G.A.     0 - 1    
London, England 1881 (3)     Lowenthal Challenge Cup Tournament     8.5  /  12
Leamington 1881     11th Counties Chess Association Meeting     7  /  9
London, England 1882 (9)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     6.5  /  10
London, England 1884 (7)     Saint George's Club - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Fedden, N.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1884 (8)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     5.5  /  10
Bath 1884 (2)     14th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 1     5  /  6
London, England 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Potter, W.N.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1886 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Hooke, G.A.     0 - 1    
London, England 1886 (4)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     5  /  10
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Pollock, W.H.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Block, T.     1 - 0    
London, England 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Hoffer, L.     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Loman, R.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Guest, A.A.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Eckenstein, E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1891 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Jones, Ed.O.     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Wayte, W. - Owen, J.     1 - 0    
Woodhall Spa 1893 (1)     Counties Chess Association - Class I, Section A     3.5  /  7
London, England 1894 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - Physick, T.     0 - 1    
London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Wayte, W. - Loman, R.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1897 (2)     City of London Club - St. George's Club Match    
  Wayte, W. - van Lennep, N.W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022