Frazer, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1831  14  2319 (119) 5
1832  14  2319 (120) 0
1833  15  2319 (121) 0
1834  15  2318 (121) 0
1835  15  2318 (121) 0
1836  14  2318 (120) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Frazer, William  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given as 'Fraser'. Full name given by John Townsend from the record book of the London Club. The Chess Player's Chronicle of 1847 (v.8, p.175) has a Fraser at the annual dinner of the London Chess Club; could this be W. Frazer?
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 225
   Edinburgh Club, Games of London-Edinburgh Match, page 4
   Murray, History of Chess, page 879
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 35
   Townsend, Historical Notes on Players, page 2, 9, 14, 71
   Utterberg, De la Bourdonnais versus McDonnell, page 12
   Walker, Chess and Chess Players, page 367
   Walker, A Selection of Games at Chess, page 278
Periodicals
   [BLL], 6 Dec. 1835, page 2
   [BLL], 16 Oct. 1836, page 4
   [BLL], 9 May 1841, page 3
   [BLL], 13 Apr. 1845, page 4
   [BLL], 30 May 1847, page 6
   [BLL], 5 Mar. 1870, page 7
   [CPC], vol. 2, 19 Mar. 1842, page 329
   [CPC], vol. 4, Mar. 1843, page 77
   [CPC], vol. 4, Dec. 1843, page 371
   [CPC], vol. 8, 5 June 1847, page 175
   [CPC], vol. 11, Feb. 1850, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 26, 14 Apr. 1855, page 347
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 July 1836, page 187
   [QR], vol. 85, 1849, page 92
Web
   Sarah.  [The Cochranes]
   Sericano, C.  [I grandi matches fino al 1849]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

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

McDonnell, A. - Frazer, W. 1831         (f)     3.5   -   1.5
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Frazer, W. 1836         (c)     2   -   1


Player information updated: 24 May 2014