Scripture, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  529  1927 (90) 6
1887  516  1935 (85) 0
1888  495  1943 (78) 0
1889  488  1951 (70) 8
1890  483  1973 (66) 6
1891  464  1997 (62) 8
1892  488  1995 (62) 4
1893  534  1969 (62) 4
1894  587  1934 (62) 9
1895  562  1921 (64) 0
1896  573  1909 (62) 7
1897  589  1894 (62) 8
1898  593  1878 (67) 0
1899  631  1863 (68) 0
1900  641  1847 (67) 10
1901  673  1833 (73) 0
1902  676  1819 (76) 0
1903  684  1805 (78) 0
1904  738  1792 (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