Bland, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  567  1796 (116) 4
1883  622  1808 (117) 0
1884  674  1820 (117) 4

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bland, William Robert  
Born: 1850
Died: 16 Feb. 1929
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 41
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 179
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 6, 13 Dec. 1882, page 592
   [LW], 14 Jan. 1882
   [LW], 16 Dec. 1882, page 488
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Early Games of Chess by Telephone], page 4
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1882: Leeds v Midland Railway Institute (Derby)]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1884: Leeds v Midland Railway Inst., Derby]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5112. H.T. Bland]

Tournament data

Derby 1882 (1)     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Club Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Dickens, J.S.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1882 (6)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Wright, M.     1 - 1    
Derby 1882 (2)     Nottingham - Midland Railway Institute Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Gerard, T.B.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1884 (1)     Leeds Club - Midland Railway Institute Club Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Meredith, S.R.     1 - 1    
Sheffield 1884     Derbyshire - Sheffield and District Chess Association Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Williams, W.A.     1.5 - 0.5    
Leicester 1884     Leicestershire - Derbyshire County Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Nuttall, H.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 17 Dec. 2017