Wood, M. Bateson




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  218  1990 (97) 10
1862  222  1986 (97) 2
1863  215  1991 (99) 0
1864  228  1996 (100) 0
1865  237  2000 (100) 0
1866  254  2005 (100) 0
1867  241  2010 (99) 0
1868  239  2015 (97) 0
1869  245  2020 (94) 0
1870  253  2024 (91) 0
1871  254  2029 (86) 5
1872  270  2019 (85) 2
1873  285  2015 (86) 0
1874  285  2011 (87) 0
1875  302  2007 (86) 1
1876  316  2009 (86) 0
1877  311  2012 (84) 0
1878  311  2014 (81) 2
1879  329  2001 (81) 2
1880  343  1996 (82) 0
1881  393  1992 (82) 6
1882  450  1971 (90) 0
1883  533  1950 (96) 3
1884  593  1930 (102) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 49, 156, 213
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 199
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 4, no. 12, Dec. 1884, page 440
   [BCM], vol. 5, no. 4, Apr. 1885, page 132
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 1862, page 98
   [Era], vol. 19, no. 983, 26 July 1857, page 12
   [Era], vol. 21, no. 1050, 7 Nov. 1858, page 13
   [Era], vol. 24, no. 1203, 13 Oct. 1861, page 13
   [Era], vol. 32, no. 1655, 12 June 1870, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 28, no. 792, 5 Apr. 1856, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1598, 11 June 1870, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 58, no. 1644, 8 Apr. 1871, page 347
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1811, 9 May 1874, page 451
   [LiM], no. 6936, 18 Apr. 1870, page 6
   [LiM], no. 7230, 27 Mar. 1871, page 6
   [ST], no. 1791, 16 Aug. 1857, page supp.4
   [ST], no. 1855, 7 Nov. 1858, page supp.3
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 2, 1 June 1872, page 24
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    
Derby 1881     Manchester Athenaeum - Nottingham Club Match    
  Wood, M.B. - Gerard, T.B.     1 - 1    
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: 5 May 2020