Scholefield, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1883  421  1983 (98) 2
1884  454  1979 (94) 2
1885  476  1968 (89) 2
1886  470  1970 (86) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Scholefield, William Ryder  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
Was the player named 'Schofield' at Bradford 1886 R.B. Schofield, of Wakefield (active in the 1840s), Joshua Schofield of Huddersfield (active in the 1860s and 1870s), F. Schofield, of Leeds (active in the 1900s), or Schofield of Hull (active in the 1840s)? Another possibility is that it was William Ryder Scholefield, who according to Steve Mann was often misnamed 'Schofield', and who moved to Wakefield in 1883.
 
References
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 3, Feb. 1883, page 69
   [LeM], 2 May 1885, page 7
   [LW], 27 Jan. 1883
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Early Games of Chess by Telephone]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1886: YCCC 1st Annual Meeting, Bradford]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - William Ryder Scholefield]

Tournament data

Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Scholefield, W.R. - Whitehead, T.     2 - 0    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Scholefield, W.R. - Lewis, R.     1 - 1    
Wakefield 1885 (1)     Bradford - Wakefield Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Scholefield, W.R. - Knapton, C.D.     0 - 2    
Leeds 1886     Wakefield - Leeds Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Scholefield, W.R. - White, Ja.     1 - 1    
Wakefield 1886 (1)     Bradford - Wakefield Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Scholefield, W.R. - Schott, G.A.     0 - 2    
Bradford 1886 (7)     1st Yorkshire County Chess Club Meeting - Class A    
  Scholefield, W.R. - Rayner, Ja.     0 - 1    
Wakefield 1886 (2)     Sheffield and District - Wakefield Woodhouse Cup Match    
  Scholefield, W.R. - Rossell, H.A.     2 - 0    


Player information updated: 23 Mar. 2016