Gunston, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1876  103  2248 (91) 2
1877  94  2259 (83) 14
1878  86  2283 (82) 2
1879  79  2307 (81) 2
1880  74  2324 (82) 2
1881  79  2328 (84) 0
1882  86  2333 (84) 0
1883  99  2337 (84) 0
1884  102  2341 (82) 1
1885  97  2353 (80) 1
1886  90  2367 (77) 0
1887  80  2381 (73) 0
1888  68  2395 (66) 0
1889  64  2409 (57) 1
1890  53  2433 (43) 30
1891  71  2410 (51) 1
1892  81  2389 (54) 0
1893  94  2368 (51) 9
1894  97  2357 (51) 3
1895  108  2346 (47) 6
1896  124  2331 (41) 16
1897  91  2356 (37) 27
1898  89  2364 (38) 27
1899  99  2358 (45) 10
1900  106  2351 (51) 1
1901  99  2360 (50) 7
1902  108  2350 (51) 0
1903  119  2341 (44) 12
1904  171  2299 (38) 26
1905  210  2276 (42) 16
1906  222  2270 (50) 0
1907  239  2264 (49) 11
1908  202  2288 (53) 0
1909  179  2313 (50) 10
1910  139  2340 (51) 11
1911  125  2358 (54) 0
1912  103  2377 (51) 12
1913  136  2336 (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    
  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, 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