Ball, Rouse




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  235  2096 (84) 2
1874  233  2109 (73) 17
1875  253  2100 (77) 3
1876  254  2095 (83) 2
1877  247  2088 (90) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Ball, Walter William Rouse  
Born: 14 Aug. 1850
Died: 4 Apr. 1925
 
Notes:
John Saunders lists him under 'R' for 'Rouse Ball'.
 
References
Books
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 235
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 344
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 2, no. 2, Mar. 1875, page 37
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 57
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 8, Apr. 1875, page 254
   [Fld], 4 Apr. 1874
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1806, 4 Apr. 1874, page 331
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1859, 27 Mar. 1875, page 307
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1916, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
   [WP], vol. 7, no. 12, 1 Apr. 1875, page 237
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Oxford-Cambridge University Match], page 6
   Saunders, John.  [Varsity Oxford-Cambridge Match: Pen Pictures of Players]

Tournament data

London, England 1873 (1)     1st Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Ball, W.W.R. - Nicholson, E.W.B.     1 - 1    
London, England 1874 (3)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Ball, W.W.R. - Grundy, W. (1)     1 - 1    
Cambridge 1874     Cambridge University Club Tournament     9.5  /  15
London, England 1875 (6)     3rd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Ball, W.W.R. - Meredith, S.R.     1 - 2    
London, England 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Ball, W.W.R. - Grundy, W. (1)     1 - 1    
London, England 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Ball, W.W.R. - Grundy, W. (1)     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022