Cook, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  307  1942 (103) 3
1873  304  1958 (101) 0
1874  285  1974 (99) 0
1875  285  1990 (96) 0
1876  292  2006 (92) 1
1877  257  2031 (89) 0
1878  247  2056 (85) 0
1879  233  2081 (80) 0
1880  217  2106 (72) 0
1881  214  2130 (62) 9
1882  207  2155 (63) 4
1883  196  2191 (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
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 93
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 118
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, Feb. 1872, page 26
   [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: 30 Sept. 2018