Berry, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  249  1860 (106) 1
1862  250  1874 (101) 0
1863  250  1888 (95) 0
1864  257  1902 (88) 0
1865  273  1916 (80) 10
1866  302  1921 (80) 0
1867  286  1925 (78) 1
1868  287  1936 (76) 1
1869  288  1945 (74) 0
1870  311  1954 (69) 0
1871  313  1963 (61) 7
1872  310  1975 (57) 8
1873  309  1987 (57) 11
1874  307  1978 (65) 2
1875  328  1971 (73) 0
1876  348  1964 (78) 0
1877  344  1957 (82) 0
1878  354  1950 (84) 0
1879  365  1943 (85) 0
1880  377  1936 (84) 0
1881  444  1929 (82) 0
1882  496  1922 (79) 1
1883  550  1925 (75) 0
1884  582  1929 (70) 2
1885  563  1945 (64) 12
1886  601  1911 (70) 2
1887  604  1891 (77) 2
1888  598  1880 (84) 2
1889  599  1871 (92) 0
1890  629  1862 (100) 0
1891  644  1853 (106) 0
1892  686  1844 (112) 0
1893  717  1836 (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, Feb. 1873, page 218
   [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
   [CPQC], vol. 1, 18 July 1868, page 86
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Apr. 1869, page 186
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Dec. 1869, page 312
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Dec. 1870, page 188
   [Era], vol. 22, 16 Sep. 1860, page 14
   [Era], vol. 23, 11 Nov. 1860, page 5
   [Era], vol. 33, 6 Nov. 1870, page 7
   [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
   [WP], vol. 5, 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