Berry, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  222  1863 (106) 1
1862  218  1877 (101) 0
1863  206  1891 (95) 0
1864  208  1905 (89) 0
1865  224  1919 (80) 10
1866  244  1927 (81) 0
1867  213  1934 (80) 0
1868  218  1942 (78) 1
1869  217  1948 (75) 0
1870  249  1954 (70) 0
1871  247  1960 (63) 7
1872  241  1972 (59) 8
1873  256  1981 (58) 11
1874  268  1972 (65) 2
1875  282  1965 (73) 0
1876  307  1958 (79) 0
1877  306  1951 (82) 0
1878  311  1944 (84) 0
1879  319  1937 (85) 0
1880  334  1930 (84) 0
1881  377  1923 (82) 0
1882  416  1916 (79) 1
1883  480  1920 (75) 0
1884  514  1924 (70) 2
1885  504  1940 (64) 12
1886  545  1905 (70) 2
1887  546  1886 (77) 2
1888  529  1874 (84) 2
1889  529  1866 (92) 0
1890  552  1857 (100) 0
1891  570  1848 (106) 0
1892  601  1839 (112) 0
1893  630  1831 (117) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Berry, William  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Chess Player's Magazine of Sept. 1865 (p.284) has 'W.M. Berry'.
 
References
Books
   Burt, Bristol Chess Club, page 9, 13, 21
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 954
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 214
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, Aug. 1874, page supp.1
   [CPC], vol. 9, 2 Sep. 1885, page 86
   [CPM], vol. 1, Mar. 1865, page 95
   [CPM], vol. 1, June 1865, page 182
   [CPM], vol. 1, Sep. 1865, page 284
   [CPM], vol. 2, Nov. 1866, page 325
   [CPM], vol. 2, Dec. 1866, page 370, 383
   [Era], vol. 22, 16 Sep. 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, 11 Nov. 1860, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 55, 4 Dec. 1869, page 578
   [ILN], vol. 57, 12 Nov. 1870, page 507
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 63, 18 Oct. 1873, page 375
   [ILN], vol. 73, 7 Dec. 1878, page 546
   [WDP], 14 Sep. 1927, page 8
Web
   Burt, John.  [The Bristol Chess Club]
   Richards, John.  [Mary Rudge: Bristol's World Chess Champion], page 7
   Richards, John.  [Remembering Mary Rudge], page 36

Tournament data

Bristol 1861 (2)     4th British Chess Association Congress - Handicap Tournament    
  Berry, W. - Puller, A.G.     0 - 1    
Bath 1865     Bristol - Bath Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Hay (1)     2.5 - 0.5    
  Berry, W. - Kennedy, H.A.     0 - 2          Kennedy, H.A. gave odds of a knight
Bristol 1865     Bristol - Bath Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Wilkinson, F. (1)     2 - 0    
  Berry, W. - Hollway, J.     1 - 0    
Bath and Bristol 1865     Bath and Bristol Handicap     1  /  2      odds player in a knight class
London and Bristol 1868     Westminster - Bristol Telegraph Match    
  Berry, W. - Franklin, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Malvern 1871 (2)     2nd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class Tournament     4.5  /  7
Malvern 1872 (2)     3rd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class     4.5  /  8
Bristol 1873 (5)     4th Counties' Chess Association Meeting - Class II     7  /  11
Birmingham 1874 (4)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap    
  Berry, W. - Gossip, G.H.D.     1 - 0          Gossip, G.H.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Berry, W. - Ranken, C.E.     0 - 1          Ranken, C.E. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Birmingham 1882     Bristol and Clifton - Birmingham Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Yarranton, T.C.     0 - 1    
Bath 1883     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Barber, H.C.     1 - 0    
London 1884 (7)     Saint George's Club - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Warner, J.H.     0 - 1    
Bath 1884 (1)     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Hill, W.E.     0 - 1    
Hereford 1885 (4)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class IIB     7  /  10
Swindon 1885     Clifton - Oxford University Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Newbolt, F.G.     0.5 - 1.5    
Clifton 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Hill, W.E.     0 - 1    
Bath 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Highfield, S.     0 - 1    
Bath 1887     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Pettit, C.     0.5 - 1.5    
Clifton 1888 (2)     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Caple, G.B.     0.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Berry, W. - Corlett, R.S.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017