Bland, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  623  1864 (77) 4
1883  644  1887 (71) 7
1884  678  1903 (74) 6
1885  685  1887 (82) 1
1886  693  1878 (91) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Bland, William Robert  
Born: 1850
Died: 16 Feb. 1929
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 41
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 271
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 179
   Zavatarelli, Gloomy Fate of Arthur Towle Marriott, page 109
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 150, 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. - Dickins, 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    
Nottingham 1883 (1)     Nottingham - Midland Railway Institute Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Suffolk, F.F.     1 - 0    
Derby 1883 (1)     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Club Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Suffolk, F.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
Nottingham 1883 (4)     Nottingham - Derby Club Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Hamel, S.     0 - 1    
Derby 1883 (2)     Nottingham - Midland Railway Institute Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Gerard, T.B.     0 - 2    
Derby 1883 (3)     Leicestershire - Derbyshire County Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Withers, W.     1 - 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    
Nottingham 1884     Nottingham Mechanics Institute - Derby Midland Club Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Sander, E.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Leicester 1884     Leicestershire - Derbyshire County Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Nuttall, H.     1 - 0    
Derby 1885     Leicestershire - Derbyshire County Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Newham, W.L.     0 - 1    
Leicester 1886     Leicestershire - Derbyshire County Match    
  Bland, W.R. - Lewis, M.L. (2)     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022