Ward, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1893  165  2294 (92) 1
1894  154  2306 (84) 2
1895  146  2316 (75) 0
1896  131  2326 (63) 3
1897  117  2338 (52) 11
1898  87  2373 (48) 11
1899  80  2387 (48) 0
1900  73  2400 (38) 29
1901  80  2390 (40) 22
1902  76  2399 (45) 6
1903  60  2418 (48) 0
1904  51  2436 (40) 25
1905  59  2426 (42) 12
1906  82  2392 (43) 3
1907  112  2360 (36) 29
1908  81  2393 (34) 32
1909  58  2430 (36) 29
1910  64  2418 (40) 19
1911  72  2424 (43) 18
1912  81  2406 (51) 0
1913  93  2389 (51) 19

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Ward, William  
Born: 3 Mar. 1867
Died: 16 Oct. 1920
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper has birth year 1866. Gaige has birth year 1867. La Grande Storia degli Scacchi gives 'Ward, Wesley'. Di Felice gives 'Ward, William'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 320
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 99
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 971
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 456
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 375, 443, 581
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 245
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 321
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 291
Web
   Haddrell, Richard.  [SCCU Individual Champions]
   McCready, Mark.  [Our clash of future champions]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]
   [West London Chess Club: Achievements]
   [West London Chess Club: Famous Players]

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

Jacobs, H.L. - Ward, W. 1901         (f)     9   -   7
Marshall, F.J. - Ward, W. 1902         (f)     4   -   2
Ward, W. - Wainwright, G.E. 1904         (f)     5.5   -   3.5

Tournament data

Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Ward, W. - McClelland, W.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Ward, W. - Harrison, A.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Ward, W. - Bowles, H.L.     1 - 0    
London, England 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Ward, W. - Lowe, H.F.     1 - 0    
London, England 1896 (3)     North of the Thames - South of the Thames Match    
  Ward, W. - Davidson, A.G.     1 - 0    
London, England 1896 (5)     City of London Club - Athenaeum Club Match    
  Ward, W. - Gibbons, T.C.     0 - 1    
Southampton 1897     Southern Counties' Chess Union Tournament     4  /  10
London, England and Leeds 1897     City of London Club - Yorkshire Chess Association Telephone Match    
  Ward, W. - Gray, H.     1 - 0    
London, England 1898 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Ward, W. - Jones-Bateman, E.     0 - 1    
Salisbury 1898 (1)     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     7.5  /  10
Cambridge 1900     City of London - Cambridge Club Match    
  Ward, W. - Gunston, W.H.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1900     5th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Ward, W. - Newman, C.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England (?) 1900     City of London - Oxford and Cambridge University Club Match    
  Ward, W. - Snowden, H.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1900 (1)     City of London Club Invitational Tournament     8.5  /  12
Bath 1900 (1)     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament - Class I     8  /  14
London, England and New York 1901     6th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Ward, W. - Marshall, F.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1901 (1)     11th City of London Chess Club Championship     16.5  /  21
London, England 1904 (2)     14th City of London Club Championship     12.5  /  15
London, England 1904 (3)     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Ward, W. - Wallwork, C.H.     1 - 0    
Southport 1905 (1)     2nd British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     7  /  11
London, England 1905 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Ward, W. - Mackenzie, A.J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1906     16th City of London Club Championship     10.5  /  13
London, England and New York 1907 (1)     9th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Ward, W. - Bampton, S.W.     0 - 1    
London, England 1907 (5)     4th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3.5  /  11
London, England 1907 (6)     17th City of London Club Championship     11  /  17
London, England and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Ward, W. - Howell, C.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Tunbridge Wells 1908 (1)     5th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6.5  /  11
Sheffield 1908     Yorkshire - Middlesex County Match    
  Ward, W. - Wainwright, G.E.     0 - 1    
London, England 1908     18th City of London Club Championship     14  /  19
London, England and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Ward, W. - Hodges, A.B.     0 - 1    
Scarborough 1909 (5)     6th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     7.5  /  11
London, England 1909 (2)     19th City of London Club Championship     15  /  17
London, England and New York 1910     12th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Ward, W. - Schwietzer, G.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1910 (1)     City of London Club - Dutch Chess Federation Match    
  Ward, W. - Esser, J.F.S.     0 - 1    
London, England 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     13.5  /  17
London, England 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Ward, W. - Coates, C.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1911     13th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Ward, W. - Walcott, G.H.     1 - 0    
London, England 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     12.5  /  16
London, England 1913 (2)     23rd City of London Club Championship - Preliminary Section B     7.5  /  11
London, England 1913 (4)     23rd City of London Club Championship - Final     5  /  8


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021