Bridgwater, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  375  1989 (105) 4
1877  347  1998 (104) 0
1878  344  2007 (103) 1
1879  341  2010 (103) 0
1880  359  2012 (103) 0
1881  395  2014 (102) 1
1882  402  2021 (103) 2
1883  459  2017 (107) 0
1884  499  2012 (111) 0
1885  509  2008 (114) 0
1886  501  2004 (117) 0
1887  506  1999 (120) 0
1888  524  1995 (122) 0
1889  523  1991 (123) 0
1890  569  1986 (124) 0
1891  583  1982 (126) 0
1892  615  1978 (126) 0
1893  626  1973 (127) 1
1894  631  1973 (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    
Malvern 1876     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Bridgwater, W. - Rose, J. (1)     3 - 0    
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: 5 Jan. 2023