Cook, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  344  1936 (103) 3
1873  343  1952 (101) 0
1874  316  1968 (99) 0
1875  321  1984 (96) 0
1876  326  2000 (92) 1
1877  290  2024 (89) 0
1878  279  2049 (85) 0
1879  258  2073 (79) 0
1880  243  2098 (72) 0
1881  247  2122 (62) 9
1882  238  2146 (62) 5
1883  224  2184 (65) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Cook, William  
Born: 1850
Died: 25 Aug. 1917
 
References
Books
   Burt, Bristol Chess Club, page 25
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 260, 958
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 75
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 178
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 108, 175, 524
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 93
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 118
   Zavatarelli, Gloomy Fate of Arthur Towle Marriott, page 73, 93
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 1, Feb. 1872, page 26
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 7, Feb. 1873, page 218
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 6, Dec. 1870, page 188
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1622, 12 Nov. 1870, page 507
   [ILN], vol. 65, no. 1836, 31 Oct. 1874, page 427
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1858, 20 Mar. 1875, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1867, 22 May 1875, page 499
   [WDP], 12 Dec. 1904
Web
   Burt, John.  [The Bristol Chess Club]
   Sericano, C.  [Leamington 1881]
   Winter, Edward.  [Royal Walkabouts]

Tournament data

Clifton 1872     Bristol and Clifton Married vs. Unmarried Members Match    
  Cook, W. - Tribe, W.     1 - 2    
Cheltenham 1876 (1)     7th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Cook, W. - Fisher, B.W.     0 - 1    
Leamington 1881     11th Counties Chess Association Meeting     4  /  9
Oxford 1882 (2)     Birmingham Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Cook, W. - Wainwright, G.E.     0.5 - 1.5    
Birmingham 1882     Bristol and Clifton - Birmingham Club Match    
  Cook, W. - Fedden, N.     0.5 - 1.5    
Nottingham 1882 (4)     Nottingham - Birmingham Club Match    
  Cook, W. - Marriott, A.T.     0 - 1    
Birmingham 1883 (1)     13th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Section A     3.5  /  6
Birmingham 1883 (3)     13th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I Play-offs    
  Cook, W. - Burn, A.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 30 Dec. 2020