Bearne, W.J.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  405  1822 (115) 7
1872  414  1817 (120) 0
1873  442  1811 (124) 0
1874  434  1806 (129) 0
1875  445  1800 (132) 0
1876  472  1795 (136) 0
1877  453  1789 (139) 0
1878  462  1783 (142) 0
1879  464  1778 (145) 0
1880  484  1772 (148) 0
1881  554  1767 (150) 0
1882  636  1761 (152) 0
1883  699  1756 (155) 0
1884  789  1750 (157) 0
1885  725  1745 (158) 0
1886  727  1739 (160) 0
1887  675  1734 (162) 0
1888  677  1728 (163) 0
1889  667  1723 (165) 0
1890  701  1717 (166) 0
1891  709  1712 (167) 0
1892  748  1706 (169) 0
1893  785  1701 (170) 0
1894  800  1695 (171) 0
1895  779  1689 (172) 0
1896  776  1684 (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, June 1896, page 230
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 185
   [Fld], 10 May 1873
   [HoCM], vol. 1, 31 Jan. 1865, page 16
   [ST], 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