Lewis, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1821  2556 (112) 3
1822  2565 (108) 3
1823  2562 (107) 7
1824  2561 (111) 0
1825  2560 (114) 0
1826  2559 (117) 0
1827  2558 (119) 0
1828  2557 (121) 0
1829  2556 (122) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lewis, William  
   Also known as: U. Ewell
Born: 9 Oct. 1787
Died: 22 Aug. 1870
 
Notes:
Golombek has death date 22-10-1870. Gaige has death date 22-08-1870.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 28
   Edinburgh Club, Games of London-Edinburgh Match, page 4
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 426
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 248
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 180, 327
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 183
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Murray, History of Chess, page 878
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 24, 30, 154
   Standage, The Turk, page 206
   Staunton, The Chess Tournament, page lx
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 3
   Townsend, Notes on Staunton, page 48
   Walker, Chess and Chess Players, page 368
Periodicals
   [BCM], Jan. 1906, page 8
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 4, Mar. 1843, page 77
   [CPC], vol. 4, Dec. 1843, page 371
   [Era], vol. 24, 20 July 1862, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 18, 22 Feb. 1851, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 40, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 57, 15 Oct. 1870, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 57, 26 Nov. 1870, page 555
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 July 1836, page 189
   [QR], vol. 85, 1849, page 90
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The London-Vienna Correspondence Match (Part 1)], page 2
   Kingston, Taylor and Russell, Hanon.  [The Eighth Annual ChessCafe Holiday Quiz], page 6
   Murray, H.J.R.  [Howard Staunton by H.J.R. Murray]
   Sarah.  [William Lewis]
   Sarah.  [William Lewis]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Tomlinson, Charles.  [Simpson's Divan]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4337. A chess Watergate]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Lewis, W. - Williams, P.U. 1819         (c)     1   -   0
Deschapelles, A.L.H.L. - Lewis, W. 1821         (f)     1   -   2      Deschapelles, A.L.H.L. gave odds of pawn and move
Lewis, W. - Cochrane, J. 1822         (f)     2   -   1      Lewis, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
de la Bourdonnais, L.C.M. - Lewis, W. 1823         (f)     5   -   2
Lewis, W. - Walker, G. (1) 1829         (c)     1.5   -   1.5      Lewis, W. gave odds of a knight


Player information updated: 29 Aug. 2015