Bridgwater, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  355  1998 (108) 4
1877  333  2007 (107) 0
1878  329  2016 (105) 1
1879  331  2018 (105) 0
1880  344  2020 (105) 0
1881  379  2022 (103) 1
1882  388  2029 (104) 2
1883  450  2024 (108) 0
1884  488  2020 (112) 0
1885  503  2016 (115) 0
1886  497  2011 (118) 0
1887  504  2007 (120) 0
1888  513  2002 (122) 0
1889  518  1998 (123) 0
1890  561  1993 (125) 0
1891  580  1989 (126) 0
1892  619  1985 (126) 0
1893  630  1980 (127) 1
1894  631  1979 (129) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bridgwater, William  
Born: 1835
Died: 3 Sep. 1914
 
Notes:
The Illustrated London News of 11 Mar. 1876 (p.263) has 'W. Bridgewater'; The Chess Player's Chronicle of 24 May 1882 (p.249) has 'Bridgwater'; The British Chess Magazine of Mar. 1883 (p.92) has 'W. Bridgwater'; The Birmingham Daily Post of 30 Jan. 1893 has 'W. Bridgewater'; The Birmingham Daily Post of 27 Mar. 1900 has 'Bridgwater'. Steve Mann has William Bridgwater, and says that his name was always spelt thus in official documents. Steve Mann has date of birth between 08-04-1835 and 06-06-1835.
 
References
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1883, page 92
   [BDP], 30 Jan. 1893
   [BDP], 27 Mar. 1900
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 121, 24 May 1882, page 249
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1911, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Miscellaneous Players A-B]

Tournament data

Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Wright, F.M.     1.5 - 2.5    
Birmingham (?) 1878     Dudley and Stourbridge - Birmingham Club Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Doughty, J.     1 - 0    
Stafford 1881     Birmingham - Manchester Athenaeum Club Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - von Zabern, T.     0 - 1    
Nottingham 1882 (4)     Nottingham - Birmingham Club Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Marriott, T.W.     1 - 1    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Gattie, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 30 Dec. 2020