William Wayte

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Birthday
4, 1829
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 3, 1898 (68)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1829
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 3, 1898 (68)

About

An English chess master and reverend who was considered to have been a top ten player in the world during his peak years.

Before Fame

He studied Greek at the University of London.

Trivia

His historic Elo rating of 2571 was considered to be astronomical by 19th Century standards.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Caine, England.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of the legendary Savielly Tartakower.