Ward, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1893  164  2297 (92) 1
1894  153  2308 (84) 2
1895  150  2316 (75) 0
1896  135  2325 (63) 3
1897  116  2337 (52) 11
1898  84  2371 (47) 11
1899  82  2385 (48) 0
1900  73  2398 (38) 29
1901  86  2384 (40) 22
1902  78  2388 (45) 7
1903  68  2410 (47) 0
1904  53  2433 (40) 25
1905  61  2425 (42) 12
1906  84  2391 (43) 3
1907  113  2361 (36) 29
1908  79  2394 (34) 32
1909  59  2432 (36) 29
1910  66  2421 (40) 19
1911  70  2427 (43) 18
1912  82  2409 (51) 0
1913  90  2392 (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 (2)     11th City of London Chess Club Championship     16.5  /  21
London, England 1902 (3)     City of London Club - Universities Match    
  Ward, W. - Gunston, W.H.     0 - 1    
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: 19 Aug. 2022