Helms, Hermann




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  179  2270 (86) 2
1891  162  2286 (75) 0
1892  150  2301 (63) 0
1893  139  2317 (45) 39
1894  130  2326 (47) 15
1895  125  2332 (52) 6
1896  112  2343 (56) 0
1897  94  2355 (56) 11
1898  94  2361 (64) 0
1899  92  2368 (68) 0
1900  90  2375 (69) 1
1901  84  2387 (70) 0
1902  74  2399 (69) 1
1903  66  2408 (66) 1
1904  66  2412 (62) 11
1905  69  2418 (67) 0
1906  58  2424 (70) 5
1907  74  2400 (78) 0
1908  97  2375 (84) 1
1909  132  2349 (91) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Helms, Hermann  
Born: 5 Jan. 1870
Died: 6 Jan. 1963
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 306
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 155
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 169
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 140
   Hilbert, Napier, page 10
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 285
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 374
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 42, 156
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 107
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Hermann Helms and Correspondence Chess Coverage in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
   Winter, Edward.  [Chess Records]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4781. Hermann Helms]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Schottlander, A. - Helms, H. 1893         (c)     1   -   0
Helms, H. - Souweine, A.J. 1893         (f)     5.5   -   2.5
Helms, H. - Frere, W. 1893         (f)     8   -   8

Tournament data

New York 1890 (1)     Brooklyn Y.M.C.A. Club - Newark Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Bippart, A.     2 - 0    
New York 1893 (7)     New York State Chess Association - Handicap Tournament, Second Class     4  /  4
New York 1893 (11)     New York State Chess Association - Handicap Tournament, Final     4.5  /  6      odds player in pawn and move class
New York 1893 (12)     Cafe Bondy Handicap Tournament     32  /  40      odds player in pawn and move class
New York 1894 (1)     New York State Chess Association General Tournament    
  Helms, H. - Roething, O.     1 - 0    
  Helms, H. - Yeaton, F.H.     1 - 0    
  Helms, H. - Frere, W.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1894 (3)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Sobernheim, E.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (4)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Baird, D.G.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (5)     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Habig, J.C.     1 - 0    
Newark 1894     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Habig, J.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
Buffalo 1894 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     3  /  7
New York 1894 (7)     Brooklyn YMCA - Staten Island Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Ryan, W.T.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (2)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Dahl, E.W.     1 - 0    
Newark 1895 (1)     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Greenberg, S.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (16)     Brooklyn YMCA - Staten Island Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Ryan, W.T.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (17)     Cafe Boulevard Handicap Tournament     16  /  25
London, England and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    
New York 1897 (3)     Brooklyn Club Championship     7  /  10
New York and Chicago 1900     Brooklyn Club - Chicago Club Telegraph Match    
  Helms, H. - Uedemann, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Girdlestone, T.B.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1903     8th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Hooke, G.A.     1 - 0    
New York 1904 (3)     Brooklyn Club Team Match    
  Helms, H. - Souweine, A.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1904 (4)     Brooklyn Club Rice Gambit Tournament     7  /  10
New York 1906 (2)     28th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - New York State Championship     3.5  /  4
New York 1906 (5)     Columbia University - Brooklyn Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Capablanca, J.R.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Lawrence, T.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Michell, R.P.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 5 Sept. 2020