Gunston, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  102  2238 (92) 2
1877  91  2249 (83) 14
1878  81  2273 (83) 2
1879  74  2297 (82) 2
1880  72  2314 (82) 2
1881  78  2317 (84) 0
1882  84  2320 (85) 0
1883  99  2323 (85) 0
1884  99  2326 (83) 1
1885  97  2342 (81) 0
1886  88  2357 (79) 0
1887  83  2373 (74) 0
1888  68  2389 (67) 0
1889  63  2404 (57) 1
1890  53  2430 (43) 30
1891  71  2406 (52) 1
1892  80  2385 (54) 0
1893  92  2364 (51) 9
1894  98  2351 (52) 2
1895  105  2341 (48) 6
1896  115  2327 (42) 16
1897  89  2353 (38) 27
1898  85  2360 (39) 27
1899  90  2355 (45) 10
1900  94  2349 (51) 1
1901  92  2359 (51) 7
1902  99  2352 (52) 0
1903  100  2344 (45) 12
1904  145  2306 (40) 26
1905  169  2292 (47) 11
1906  152  2306 (57) 0
1907  143  2319 (63) 0
1908  126  2333 (65) 0
1909  120  2347 (63) 0
1910  104  2360 (57) 11
1911  95  2374 (58) 0
1912  85  2388 (54) 12
1913  109  2347 (56) 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
   Hilbert, Napier, page 233
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 293, 345
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 97
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 68, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
   [ILN], vol. 69, 23 Dec. 1876, page 614
   [ILN], vol. 72, 20 Apr. 1878, page 375
   [WP], vol. 9, 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 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Oswald, J.     1 - 1    
London 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Tracey, C.     1 - 1    
Cambridge 1877     Cambridge University Club Tournament     10  /  12
London 1878 (1)     6th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Germaine, R.A.     2 - 0    
London 1879 (4)     7th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     1.5 - 0.5    
London 1880     8th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     2 - 0    
London 1881 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Jackson, S. (1)     0 - 2    
London 1884 (3)     City of London Club 3rd Class - Cambridge University Club Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Stevens, S.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1889 (2)     1st Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Gattie, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 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 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 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Wilson, T.B.     1 - 0    
London 1894 (2)     Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Jackson, E.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Llandudno 1895 (1)     3rd Craigside Tournament     4  /  6
Llandudno 1896 (1)     5th Craigside Tournament     2  /  5
London 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 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    
  Gunston, W.H. - Loewenthal, F.K.     1 - 0    
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 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 1904 (4)     City of London Club Tournament     5  /  16
Hastings 1904 (4)     1st British Chess Federation Tournament - 1st Class Amateur Section A     7.5  /  9
Cambridge or London (?) 1904     Mrs. Bowles' Team - Cambridge University Match    
  Gunston, W.H. - Napier, W.E.     0 - 1    
Southport 1905     2nd British Chess Federation Tournament     3  /  11
Oxford 1910 (2)     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 Championship     4.5  /  11


Player information updated: 17 Dec. 2017