Cook, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  335  1941 (103) 3
1873  334  1958 (101) 0
1874  311  1974 (99) 0
1875  311  1990 (96) 0
1876  318  2007 (92) 1
1877  280  2032 (89) 0
1878  264  2057 (85) 0
1879  249  2082 (79) 0
1880  233  2107 (72) 0
1881  231  2132 (62) 9
1882  223  2157 (63) 4
1883  208  2194 (66) 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
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, Feb. 1872, page 26
   [CPC], vol. 3, Feb. 1873, page 218
   [CPQC], vol. 2, Dec. 1870, page 188
   [ILN], vol. 57, 12 Nov. 1870, page 507
   [ILN], vol. 65, 31 Oct. 1874, page 427
   [ILN], vol. 66, 20 Mar. 1875, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 66, 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    
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: 5 May 2020