Barnett, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  433  2027 (70) 9
1885  447  2026 (61) 5
1886  420  2043 (53) 23
1887  404  2058 (58) 5
1888  400  2053 (64) 2
1889  414  2043 (70) 2
1890  440  2030 (76) 1
1891  473  2022 (81) 1
1892  524  2005 (86) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Barnett, Richard Whieldon  
   Also known as: Captain Barnett; Major R.W. Barnett; Sir Richard Whieldon Barnett
Born: 1863
Died: 1930
 
Notes:
Bird, in Chess Reminiscences, mentions a 'Dr. Barnett' in Belfast, but R.W. Barnett was a Major, not a Doctor.
 
References
Books
   Bird, Chess History and Reminiscences
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 221
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 247, 954
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 236, 354, 503
   Hooper and Brandreth, Unknown Capablanca, page 156
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 202, 347
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 362
Periodicals
   [WDP], 16 Nov. 1885
Web
   McAlister, David and Forster, Richard.  [Porterfield Rynd 1846-1917]
   Sericano, C.  [Belfast 1886]

Tournament data

Oxford 1884 (1)     Oxford University - Oxford City Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Underhill, C.M.     1 - 1    
Oxford 1884 (2)     Oxford University Club - Mr. Coker's Team Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Crosse, E.I.     3 - 0    
Reading 1884     Oxford University - Southampton Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - George, W.B.     0 - 2    
London, England 1884 (2)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Julius, A.O.     0 - 1    
London, England 1884 (4)     Saint George's Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Salmond     1 - 0    
London, England 1884 (5)     12th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Gwinner, H.G.     1 - 1    
London, England 1884 (12)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Hopkins, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (3)     13th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Young, F.M.     0 - 1    
London, England 1885 (4)     Universities - Brighton Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Smith, A. (3)     1 - 1    
Swindon 1885     Clifton - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Williams, L.J.     0 - 2    
London, England 1886 (3)     14th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Young, F.M.     0 - 2    
Belfast 1886 (1)     2nd Irish Chess Association Congress     4.5  /  8
Belfast 1886 (2)     Handicap Tournament     9  /  14      odds player in pawn and two moves class
Oxford 1887     Oxford University Club, Old v Present Members Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Ranken, C.E.     1 - 1    
London, England 1887 (1)     15th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Gwinner, H.G.     0.5 - 1.5    
Liverpool 1887 (2)     Liverpool Club - Irish Chess Association Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Owen, J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1888 (5)     16th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Schott, G.A.     1 - 1    
London, England 1889 (2)     1st Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Sherrard, H.W.     0 - 1    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Wilson, John (2)     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Hughes-Hughes, M.E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1890 (1)     2nd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Gwinner, H.G.     0 - 1    
London, England 1891 (1)     3rd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Kearney, E.L.     1 - 0    
Belfast 1892 (2)     1st Ulster Championship     0.5  /  4


Player information updated: 5 Sept. 2020