Gunston, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  102  2250 (91) 2
1877  94  2261 (83) 14
1878  87  2285 (82) 2
1879  80  2310 (81) 2
1880  76  2327 (82) 2
1881  80  2331 (84) 0
1882  86  2335 (84) 0
1883  99  2340 (84) 0
1884  105  2344 (82) 1
1885  99  2356 (80) 1
1886  91  2370 (77) 0
1887  80  2384 (73) 0
1888  69  2398 (66) 0
1889  64  2412 (57) 1
1890  52  2436 (43) 30
1891  71  2412 (51) 1
1892  83  2391 (54) 0
1893  95  2370 (51) 9
1894  100  2359 (51) 3
1895  111  2348 (47) 6
1896  125  2332 (41) 16
1897  92  2357 (37) 27
1898  90  2365 (38) 27
1899  102  2359 (44) 10
1900  107  2352 (50) 1
1901  100  2361 (50) 7
1902  106  2352 (51) 0
1903  118  2343 (44) 12
1904  173  2301 (38) 26
1905  218  2278 (42) 16
1906  226  2272 (50) 0
1907  241  2266 (49) 11
1908  205  2290 (53) 0
1909  182  2315 (50) 10
1910  143  2342 (50) 11
1911  128  2360 (54) 0
1912  104  2378 (51) 12
1913  144  2337 (55) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gunston, William Hewison  
Born: 9 Sep. 1856
Died: 25 Jan. 1941
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 306
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 467, 529, 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 155
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 153, 311
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 301, 575
   Hilbert, Napier, page 233
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 293, 345
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 97
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1916, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
   [ILN], vol. 69, no. 1954, 23 Dec. 1876, page 614
   [ILN], vol. 72, no. 2025, 20 Apr. 1878, page 375
   [WP], vol. 9, no. 12, 2 Apr. 1877, page 225
Web
   Haddrell, Richard.  [Who Was Who?]
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Women's Championship: The Decisive Rounds], page 12
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [Royal Walkabouts]

Tournament data

London, England 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Oswald, J.     1 - 1    
London, England 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Tracey, C.     1 - 1    
Cambridge 1877     Cambridge University Club Tournament     10  /  12
London, England 1878 (1)     6th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Germaine, R.A.     2 - 0    
London, England 1879 (4)     7th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1880 (2)     8th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     2 - 0    
London, England 1881 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Jackson, S. (1)     0 - 2    
London, England 1884 (3)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Stevens, S.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1885 (3)     City of London - Universities Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Steibel, L.     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (2)     1st Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1890 (1)     2nd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     2 - 0    
Cambridge 1890 (1)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 1     7.5  /  9
Manchester 1890 (1)     6th British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     9  /  19
London, England 1891 (1)     3rd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     1 - 0    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Ranken, C.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Cambridge 1893     Cambridge Tournament     5  /  8
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Wilson, T.B.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (2)     Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Jackson, E.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Schwann, E.B.     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1895 (1)     3rd Craigside Tournament     4  /  6
Llandudno 1896 (1)     5th Craigside Tournament     2  /  5
London, England 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Lawrence, T.F.     0 - 1    
Cambridge 1896     Ludgate Circus Club - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Cole, H.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Clifton 1896 (1)     Southern Counties Congress - Class I     5  /  9
Llandudno 1897 (1)     7th Craigside Tournament     5  /  9
Llandudno 1897 (2)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section A     4.5  /  7
  Gunston, W.H. - Lister, J.     1 - 0          Gunston, W.H. gave odds of a knight
Southampton 1897     Southern Counties' Chess Union Tournament     6  /  10
Llandudno 1898 (1)     8th Craigside Tournament     4  /  10
Llandudno 1898 (3)     Llandudno Handicap Tournament - Section B     6  /  6
London, England 1898 (2)     British Chess Club - United Universities Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
Salisbury 1898 (1)     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     7  /  10
Llandudno 1899     9th Craigside Tournament     5.5  /  10
Cambridge 1900     City of London - Cambridge Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Ward, W.     0 - 1    
Llandudno 1901     10th Craigside Congress     3  /  6
Cambridge 1901     Liverpool A Club Team - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1903     8th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Howell, C.S.     1 - 0    
Plymouth 1903 (2)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class I, Section B     7.5  /  8
Plymouth 1903 (5)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class I, Final     1.5  /  3
London, England 1904 (4)     City of London Club Tournament     5  /  16
Hastings 1904 (4)     1st British Chess Federation Congress - 1st Class Amateur Section A     7.5  /  9
Cambridge or London, England (?) 1904     Mrs. Bowles' Team - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Napier, W.E.     0 - 1    
London, England 1905 (1)     Cable Match Team Selection Tournament     2  /  5
Southport 1905 (1)     2nd British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3  /  11
London, England 1907 (2)     4th British Chess Federation Congress - First Class     6.5  /  11
Scarborough 1909 (3)     6th British Chess Federation Congress - First Class, Section B     7  /  10
Oxford 1910 (3)     British Chess Federation Major Open Tournament     9  /  11
Richmond 1912 (1)     British Championship Team - Major Open Team Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Yates, F.D.     1 - 0    
Richmond 1912 (3)     9th British Chess Federation Tournament - Major Open     10  /  11
Cheltenham 1913 (1)     10th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4.5  /  11


Player information updated: 27 Apr. 2021