Cook, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  362  1939 (103) 3
1873  358  1955 (101) 0
1874  352  1971 (99) 0
1875  346  1987 (96) 0
1876  334  2003 (92) 1
1877  297  2027 (89) 0
1878  281  2051 (85) 0
1879  259  2075 (79) 0
1880  245  2100 (72) 0
1881  247  2124 (62) 9
1882  239  2147 (61) 5
1883  228  2185 (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
   [WP], vol. 7, no. 7, 1 Nov. 1874, page 123
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: 25 Dec. 2021