Wood, M. Bateson




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  196  1986 (98) 10
1862  193  1983 (98) 2
1863  183  1988 (99) 0
1864  186  1992 (100) 0
1865  197  1997 (101) 0
1866  222  2002 (100) 0
1867  218  2006 (99) 0
1868  209  2011 (97) 0
1869  208  2016 (95) 0
1870  217  2021 (91) 0
1871  211  2025 (87) 5
1872  224  2015 (86) 2
1873  246  2011 (88) 0
1874  254  2006 (89) 0
1875  268  2002 (88) 1
1876  284  2004 (88) 0
1877  277  2005 (87) 0
1878  280  2007 (85) 2
1879  291  1992 (85) 2
1880  305  1986 (88) 0
1881  350  1981 (90) 4
1882  400  1961 (97) 0
1883  470  1940 (102) 3
1884  537  1922 (107) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Wood, Matthew Bateson  
Born: 23 May 1823
Died: 22 Feb. 1885
 
Notes:
Some sources suggest that his surname was 'Bateson Wood', others (such as Gaige's Chess Personalia) that his surname was just 'Wood'. The Era of 12 Jun. 1870 (p.5) has 'Bateson, Wood'.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 1, 4, 39, 41
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 972
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 469
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 199
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [BCM], vol. 5, Apr. 1885, page 132
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [Era], vol. 19, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [Era], vol. 21, 7 Nov. 1858, page 13
   [Era], vol. 24, 13 Oct. 1861, page 13
   [Era], vol. 32, 12 June 1870, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 28, 5 Apr. 1856, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 56, 11 June 1870, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 58, 8 Apr. 1871, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 64, 9 May 1874, page 451
   [LiM], 18 Apr. 1870, page 6
   [ST], 16 Aug. 1857, page supp.4
   [ST], 7 Nov. 1858, page supp.3
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1878: Bradford v Manchester Athenaeum]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [The Telegraph, the Velocipede, and the Bristol Sloth, Part One], page 2

Tournament data

Manchester 1861 (2)     Manchester Chess Club Tournament - 2nd Class    
  Wood, M.B. - Hasche, H.     5 - 2    
  Wood, M.B. - Wilkins (2)     0 - 3    
Manchester 1862 (1)     Manchester Club Tournament    
  Wood, M.B. - Kipping, J.S.     0 - 2    
Liverpool 1871     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Cox, C.H.     3 - 0    
Bradford 1871     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Petty, J.     1.5 - 0.5    
Liverpool 1872 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Wood, J.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Wood, M.B. - Soul, C.     0 - 1    
Liverpool 1875     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Allaire, J.E.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1878     Bradford - Manchester Athenaeum Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Onions, G.F.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1879     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Hussey, E.B.     0.5 - 1.5    
Manchester 1881 (1)     Manchester Athenaeum - Leeds Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Cunningham, J.G.     1.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1881 (2)     Manchester - Liverpool Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Mongredien, A. (2)     1.5 - 0.5    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Clarke, C.G.     1.5 - 0.5    
Sheffield 1883 (2)     Sheffield and District - Manchester Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Scott, S.     2 - 0    
Leeds 1883 (3)     Manchester Athenaeum - Hull Church Institute Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Clarke, C.G.     1 - 0    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Rea, W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 May 2018