Hunter, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  167  1763 (128) 2
1857  177  1775 (125) 0
1858  183  1786 (121) 0
1859  208  1798 (117) 2
1860  231  1812 (114) 3
1861  231  1822 (112) 1
1862  228  1833 (111) 1
1863  223  1832 (111) 0
1864  228  1832 (111) 0
1865  272  1831 (110) 0
1866  299  1831 (108) 0
1867  290  1830 (106) 0
1868  269  1830 (104) 0
1869  275  1830 (101) 2
1870  318  1840 (100) 0
1871  324  1851 (99) 0
1872  318  1861 (97) 3
1873  347  1875 (99) 0
1874  338  1888 (101) 0
1875  340  1901 (103) 0
1876  349  1914 (103) 0
1877  327  1927 (103) 0
1878  319  1940 (103) 0
1879  311  1954 (101) 0
1880  319  1967 (99) 0
1881  342  1980 (96) 0
1882  352  1993 (93) 0
1883  391  2006 (88) 2
1884  384  2025 (85) 2
1885  403  2026 (86) 2
1886  407  2018 (89) 2
1887  430  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