Hunter, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  169  1763 (128) 2
1857  178  1774 (125) 0
1858  184  1786 (121) 0
1859  209  1798 (117) 2
1860  232  1811 (114) 3
1861  232  1821 (112) 1
1862  229  1832 (111) 1
1863  224  1832 (111) 0
1864  231  1831 (111) 0
1865  274  1831 (110) 0
1866  306  1831 (108) 0
1867  295  1830 (106) 0
1868  282  1830 (104) 0
1869  285  1829 (101) 2
1870  321  1840 (100) 0
1871  327  1851 (99) 0
1872  320  1861 (97) 3
1873  349  1874 (99) 0
1874  339  1888 (101) 0
1875  341  1901 (103) 0
1876  352  1914 (103) 0
1877  327  1927 (103) 0
1878  319  1940 (103) 0
1879  313  1954 (101) 0
1880  320  1967 (99) 0
1881  344  1980 (96) 0
1882  353  1993 (93) 0
1883  392  2006 (88) 2
1884  385  2025 (85) 2
1885  405  2027 (86) 2
1886  408  2018 (89) 2
1887  433  1999 (96) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hunter, William Wilks  
Born: 5 Jan. 1827
Died: 13 Nov. 1890
 
Notes:
Edgar (Liverpool Chess Club, 1893, p.55) lists a W. Hunter as a member of the Liverpool Club from 1861? The Chess World of July 1867 (vol.3, p.145) has 'W.H. Hunter'.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 183
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 12
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [BLL], 18 Dec. 1853, page 8
   [CPC], vol. 2, Feb. 1854, page cover
   [CPC], vol. 3, Jan. 1855, page cover
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 184
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 July 1867, page 217
   [CW], vol. 3, July 1867, page 145
   [Era], vol. 27, 4 June 1865, page 6
   [HCWYA], 1 June 1867, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 28, 19 Apr. 1856, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 36, 2 June 1860, page 542
   [ILN], vol. 38, 15 June 1861, page 565
   [ILN], vol. 40, 4 Jan. 1862, page 30, 30
   [ILN], vol. 54, 12 June 1869, page 603
   [ILN], vol. 56, 11 June 1870, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 64, 6 June 1874, page 547
   [LiM], vol. 47, 7 Aug. 1857, page 12
   [LW], 27 Jan. 1883
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1856: Huddersfield v Wakefield Match]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - William Wilks Hunter]

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

Watkinson, J. - Hunter, W.W. 1859         (c)     2   -   0
Werner, M.G.E. - Hunter, W.W. 1860         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Huddersfield 1856     Huddersfield - Wakefield Club Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Tarn, E.W.     1 - 1    
Bradford 1860 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament - Leading Section    
  Hunter, W.W. - Birchall, C.     1 - 0    
  Hunter, W.W. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
Wakefield 1861     Huddersfield - Wakefield Club Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Watkinson, J.     0 - 1    
Wakefield 1862 (1)     7th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting - 1st Tournament    
  Hunter, W.W. - Barlow, E.     1 - 0    
Huddersfield 1869 (2)     Bradford - Wakefield Club Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Petty, J.     0 - 2    
Wakefield 1872     Bradford - Wakefield Club Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Petty, J.     1 - 2    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - McClelland, W.     1 - 1    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Edgar, J.S.     1.5 - 0.5    
Wakefield 1885 (1)     Bradford - Wakefield Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Spencer, T.     1.5 - 0.5    
Leeds 1886     Wakefield - Leeds Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Rayner, Ja.     1 - 1    
Wakefield 1887     Sheffield - Wakefield Match    
  Hunter, W.W. - Huntsman, E.J.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Mar. 2017