Barnett, Richard




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  397  2021 (71) 9
1885  413  2020 (61) 5
1886  393  2037 (54) 23
1887  374  2053 (58) 5
1888  376  2049 (64) 2
1889  384  2041 (70) 2
1890  405  2028 (76) 1
1891  425  2020 (81) 1
1892  464  2003 (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
   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 1884 (2)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Julius, A.O.     0 - 1    
London 1884 (4)     Saint George's Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Salmond     1 - 0    
London 1884 (5)     12th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Gwinner, H.G.     1 - 1    
London 1884 (12)     City of London Club 4th Class - Oxford University Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Hopkins, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1885 (3)     13th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Young, F.M.     0 - 1    
London 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 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 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 1888 (5)     16th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Schott, G.A.     1 - 1    
London 1889 (2)     1st Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Sherrard, H.W.     0 - 1    
London 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Wilson, John (2)     1 - 0    
London 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Hughes-Hughes, M.E.     1 - 0    
London 1890 (1)     2nd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Barnett, R.W. - Gwinner, H.G.     0 - 1    
London 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: 23 Mar. 2016