Scripture, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  539  1929 (90) 6
1887  532  1937 (85) 0
1888  509  1944 (78) 0
1889  499  1952 (70) 8
1890  495  1974 (65) 6
1891  476  1999 (62) 8
1892  504  1996 (62) 4
1893  555  1970 (62) 4
1894  607  1935 (62) 9
1895  582  1923 (64) 0
1896  586  1911 (62) 7
1897  598  1895 (62) 8
1898  597  1880 (67) 0
1899  638  1864 (68) 0
1900  649  1849 (67) 10
1901  679  1835 (73) 0
1902  683  1821 (76) 0
1903  693  1807 (78) 0
1904  745  1793 (77) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Scripture, William Ellis  
Born: 2 Nov. 1843
Died: 4 Jan. 1933
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 46
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 382
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 500
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 84
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 448
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 42
   Rogers, New York State Chess Association, page 3, 51
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 243
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 60, 17 July 1900, page 2
   [CCC], vol. 4, 7 Mar. 1889, page 87
Web
   Brennen, Neil R.  [Confidential Email from The Historian]
   Hilbert, John S.  [New York 1891: A Day to Remember Part 2], page 10

Tournament data

Albany 1886 (1)     New York and Pennsylvania Chess Association Tournament - First Class     0.5  /  6
New York 1889 (1)     11th New York State Championship    
  Scripture, W.E. - Hohenstein, A.     1 - 0    
  Scripture, W.E. - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
  Scripture, W.E. - Holladay, W.W.     0 - 1    
Skaneateles 1889 (1)     2nd New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     0.5  /  6
Chittenango 1890 (1)     3rd New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     0.5  /  6
Skaneateles 1891 (1)     4th New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     2.5  /  8
Skaneateles 1892 (2)     New York State Chess Association - Rice Trophy, First Class     2  /  4
New York 1893 (6)     New York State Chess Association - Handicap Tournament, First Class    
  Scripture, W.E. - Frere, W.     1 - 3    
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Scripture, W.E. - Showalter, J.W.     0 - 1    
  Scripture, W.E. - Baird, D.G.     0 - 1    
Buffalo 1894 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     0  /  7
Ontario Beach 1896 (1)     9th New York State Chess Association Summer Congress     1  /  7
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1897 (2)     10th New York State Chess Association Summer Congress - 1st Class     2  /  8
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1900 (2)     New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First class     4  /  10
Sylvan Beach 1904 (1)     17th New York State Chess Association - General Tournament     3.5  /  10


Player information updated: 14 Nov. 2015