Berry, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  255  1858 (106) 1
1862  259  1872 (101) 0
1863  256  1886 (95) 0
1864  264  1900 (88) 0
1865  279  1914 (80) 10
1866  306  1918 (80) 0
1867  292  1923 (78) 1
1868  293  1934 (76) 1
1869  295  1943 (74) 0
1870  316  1952 (69) 0
1871  316  1961 (61) 7
1872  313  1973 (57) 8
1873  311  1984 (57) 11
1874  309  1976 (65) 2
1875  333  1968 (72) 0
1876  352  1961 (78) 0
1877  350  1954 (82) 0
1878  364  1947 (84) 0
1879  372  1940 (84) 0
1880  389  1932 (84) 0
1881  456  1925 (82) 0
1882  514  1918 (78) 1
1883  573  1922 (75) 0
1884  603  1926 (69) 2
1885  575  1942 (64) 12
1886  608  1908 (70) 2
1887  614  1889 (77) 2
1888  612  1878 (84) 2
1889  608  1869 (92) 0
1890  639  1860 (100) 0
1891  656  1851 (106) 0
1892  691  1843 (112) 0
1893  724  1834 (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. 3, no. 7, Feb. 1873, page 218
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 4, Aug. 1874, page supp.1
   [CPC], vol. 9, no. 264, 2 Sep. 1885, page 86
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 3, Mar. 1865, page 95
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1865, page 182
   [CPM], vol. 1, no. 9, Sep. 1865, page 284
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1866, page 325
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1866, page 370, 383
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 3, 18 July 1868, page 86
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 6, Apr. 1869, page 186
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 10, Dec. 1869, page 312
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 6, Dec. 1870, page 188
   [Era], vol. 22, no. 1147, 16 Sep. 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, no. 1155, 11 Nov. 1860, page 5
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1676, 6 Nov. 1870, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 55, no. 1569, 4 Dec. 1869, page 578
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1622, 12 Nov. 1870, page 507
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1665, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 63, no. 1781, 18 Oct. 1873, page 375
   [ILN], vol. 73, no. 2058, 7 Dec. 1878, page 546
   [WDP], 14 Sep. 1927, page 8
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 12, 1 Apr. 1873, page 189
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

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Kennedy, H.A. - Berry, W. 1867         (c)     1   -   0      Kennedy, H.A. gave odds of pawn and two moves

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, England and Bristol 1868     Westminster - Bristol Telegraph Match    
  Berry, W. - Franklin, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Cardiff 1871     Cardiff - Bristol Athenaeum Club Match    
  Berry, W. - Wakeford, T.     0 - 1    
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, England 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: 25 Jun. 2019