Bearne, W.J.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  418  1816 (115) 7
1872  428  1810 (120) 0
1873  459  1805 (124) 0
1874  449  1799 (128) 0
1875  465  1794 (132) 0
1876  489  1788 (136) 0
1877  479  1782 (139) 0
1878  493  1777 (142) 0
1879  492  1771 (145) 0
1880  515  1766 (147) 0
1881  586  1760 (150) 0
1882  672  1754 (152) 0
1883  754  1749 (154) 0
1884  840  1743 (156) 0
1885  762  1738 (158) 0
1886  764  1732 (160) 0
1887  708  1726 (161) 0
1888  710  1721 (163) 0
1889  703  1715 (164) 0
1890  741  1710 (166) 0
1891  752  1704 (167) 0
1892  790  1698 (168) 0
1893  826  1693 (169) 0
1894  836  1687 (170) 0
1895  839  1682 (171) 0
1896  835  1676 (172) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bearne, W.J.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
There were also Northampton players named James Bearn (born 1820) and John Hobson Bearn (born 1815), active in the 1850s (see Steve Mann's Yorkshire Chess History website), but it is more likely that the 'Bearne' who played in the City of London Club events in 1871 was W.J. Bearne, who is already mentioned in 1865 in the Household Chess Magazine (31 Jan. 1865, p.16) and the Chess Player's Magazine (June 1865, p.185).
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 32
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 16, no. 6, June 1896, page 230
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1865, page 185
   [Fld], 10 May 1873
   [HoCM], vol. 1, no. 1, 31 Jan. 1865, page 16
   [ST], no. 3814, 10 May 1896, page 8

Tournament data

London, England 1871 (1)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 1    
  Bearne, W.J. - Younger     0 - 2    
London, England 1871 (5)     City of London Club Handicap - Consolation Tournament    
  Bearne, W.J. - Humphreys, E.E.     1 - 0          Humphreys, E.E. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Bearne, W.J. - Shedlock, J.     2 - 0          Bearne, W.J. gave odds of pawn and move
  Bearne, W.J. - Fenton, R.H.F.     0 - 2          Fenton, R.H.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Bearne, W.J. - Hughes-Hughes, M.E.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019