Tomlinson, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  166  1816 (143) 2
1857  178  1807 (143) 0
1858  185  1797 (142) 0
1859  216  1788 (142) 0
1860  243  1779 (141) 1
1861  251  1771 (141) 3
1862  248  1764 (143) 0
1863  242  1758 (145) 0
1864  266  1751 (147) 0
1865  307  1744 (148) 0
1866  359  1738 (149) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Tomlinson, William Henry Bedford  
Born: 14 Dec. 1831
Died: 5 June 1898
 
Notes:
The Leeds Mercury of 13 May 1872 (p.3) has 'W.W.B. Tomlinson'. The 'W. and B. Tomlinson' in the Era of 12 Jun. 1870 (p.5) is probably also an error for 'W.H.B. Tomlinson'.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 6
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 12
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, May 1856, page 155
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1859, page 190, cover
   [CPC], vol. 2, Mar. 1860, page 85
   [CPC], vol. 3, Feb. 1861, page 41
   [CPC], vol. 4, June 1862, page 177
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 184
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 July 1867, page 217
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Feb. 1868, page 27
   [CW], vol. 2, July 1866, page 156
   [Era], vol. 27, 4 June 1865, page 6
   [Era], vol. 32, 12 June 1870, page 5
   [HCWYA], 1 June 1867, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 30, 16 May 1857, page 472
   [ILN], vol. 36, 18 Feb. 1860, page 166
   [ILN], vol. 36, 2 June 1860, page 542
   [ILN], vol. 38, 15 June 1861, page 565
   [ILN], vol. 40, 4 Jan. 1862, page 30
   [ILN], vol. 40, 24 May 1862, page 540
   [ILN], vol. 48, 9 June 1866, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 64, 6 June 1874, page 547
   [LeM], vol. 109, 13 May 1872, page 3
   [LiM], vol. 47, 7 Aug. 1857, page 12
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1856: Huddersfield v Wakefield Match]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1857: Halifax CC Annual Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - William Henry Bedford Tomlinson]

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

Watkinson, J. - Tomlinson, W.H.B. 1861         (c)     3   -   0

Tournament data

Leeds 1856     Leeds - Huddersfield Club Match    
  Tomlinson, W.H.B. - Cadman, R.     1 - 1    
Bradford 1860 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament - Leading Section    
  Tomlinson, W.H.B. - Cadman, R.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1866 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Tournament 2    
  Tomlinson, W.H.B. - Fawcett, J.A.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 May 2018