Tait, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1870  342  1917 (116) 2
1871  353  1915 (114) 1
1872  361  1913 (112) 3
1873  379  1917 (115) 0
1874  362  1921 (117) 0
1875  373  1924 (118) 1
1876  392  1914 (122) 0
1877  395  1904 (125) 0
1878  408  1893 (128) 0
1879  422  1883 (131) 0
1880  443  1873 (133) 0
1881  514  1863 (135) 0
1882  590  1852 (137) 0
1883  662  1842 (139) 0
1884  746  1832 (141) 0
1885  710  1821 (142) 0
1886  714  1811 (143) 0
1887  679  1801 (144) 0
1888  678  1790 (145) 0
1889  679  1780 (145) 1
1890  715  1773 (147) 0
1891  729  1766 (149) 1
1892  766  1760 (152) 0
1893  794  1754 (155) 0
1894  810  1748 (158) 0
1895  807  1742 (160) 0
1896  799  1736 (163) 0
1897  792  1730 (165) 0
1898  771  1724 (167) 0
1899  780  1719 (169) 0
1900  803  1713 (171) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Tait, William  
Born: 1844
Died: 23 Mar. 1914
 
Notes:
Gaige has birth date between 25-03-1844 and 24-03-1845.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 970
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 418
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 189
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1533, 10 Apr. 1869, page 371
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1588, 9 Apr. 1870, page 387
   [ILN], vol. 58, no. 1653, 3 June 1871, page 555
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 2, 1 June 1871, page 19
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1895]

Tournament data

Glasgow 1870     Glasgow Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Tait, W. - Hunter, A.     1 - 1    
Edinburgh 1871     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Tait, W. - Walker, W.N.     0 - 1    
Edinburgh and Glasgow 1872     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Tait, W. - Nimmo, J.     1 - 2    
Glasgow 1875 (1)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Scotland - England Match    
  Tait, W. - Coker, J.     1 - 0    
Liverpool 1889 (1)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Tait, W. - Howard, F.C.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1891 (2)     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Tait, W. - Rutherford, W.W.     0 - 1    
Glasgow 1900     Glasgow - Liverpool Club Match    
  Tait, W. - Edge, F.T.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020