Cluley, William


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  149  1931 (175) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cluley, William  
   Also known as: Clulie
Born: 1811
Died:
 
Notes:
Spinrad has 'Ciuley'; the Chess Player's Chronicle of July 1852 has 'Chuley'; the Chess Player's Chronicle of Apr. 1856 has 'Cluley'; the Illustrated London News of 21 May 1853 has 'Clulie'; the Illustrated London News of 14 July 1855 has 'W. Cluley'; the Illustrated London News in 1856 and 1857 has 'Cluley'; the Era of 2 July 1854 has 'Cluly'. Harding gives his age as 30 in the 1841 census, so he was born in 1810 or 1811.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5, 7, 40
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 168, 369
Periodicals
   [BLL], 15 July 1855, page 5
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Feb. 1858, page 64
   [CP], vol. 3, June 1853, page 322
   [CPC], vol. 13, July 1852, page 219
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1853, page 180
   [CPC], vol. 2, Nov. 1854, page 355
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1855, page 260
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1856, page 120
   [Era], vol. 16, 2 July 1854, page 7
   [Era], vol. 17, 8 July 1855, page 6
   [Era], vol. 18, 4 May 1856, page 14
   [Era], vol. 20, 6 Dec. 1857, page 16
   [Era], vol. 20, 18 Apr. 1858, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 22, 21 May 1853, page 403
   [ILN], vol. 27, 14 July 1855, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 28, 1 Mar. 1856, page 239
   [ILN], vol. 28, 3 May 1856, page 483
   [ILN], vol. 30, 7 Feb. 1857, page 124
   [ST], 16 Aug. 1857, page supp.4
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Tournament data

Liverpool 1856     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Cluley, W. - Sinclair, J.     1 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017