Buncombe, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  268  2121 (97) 2
1883  289  2132 (90) 3
1884  316  2130 (86) 4
1885  320  2134 (88) 0
1886  302  2139 (88) 4
1887  309  2142 (93) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Buncombe, William Pengelly  
   Also known as: Rev. W.P. Buncombe
Born: 1856
Died: 10 June 1942
 
Notes:
Saunders gives date of birth as '3rd qtr of 1856'.
 
References
Books
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 346
   Winter, Chess Explorations, page 186
Periodicals
   [CML], vol. 5, no. 9, May 1884, page 261
Web
   Saunders, John.  [Varsity Oxford-Cambridge Match: Pen Pictures of Players]
   [The Early Years of Oswestry Chess Club]

Tournament data

London, England 1882 (7)     10th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - Wise, T.A.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1883 (2)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - Cutler, C.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1883 (3)     11th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - Welsh, J.F.     2 - 0    
London, England 1884 (3)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - Taylor, J.H.     0 - 1    
London, England 1884 (5)     12th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - Tracey, F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1884 (6)     Universities - Brighton Club Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - Lucas, P.J.     1 - 1    
Clifton 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - van Gelder, S.     0 - 2    
Bath 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - Hill, W.E.     2 - 0    
Bath 1887     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - Hill, F.A. (1)     2 - 0    
Ruabon 1890     Oswestry - Ruabon Club Match    
  Buncombe, W.P. - Mitchell, F.R.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 19 Aug. 2022