Helms, Hermann




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1893  127  2320 (47) 38
1894  121  2329 (47) 15
1895  120  2327 (53) 6
1896  109  2333 (57) 0
1897  104  2338 (56) 11
1898  96  2340 (64) 0
1899  98  2341 (69) 0
1900  103  2343 (71) 1
1901  95  2349 (72) 0
1902  96  2355 (72) 1
1903  93  2357 (70) 1
1904  97  2352 (68) 10
1905  128  2333 (77) 0
1906  144  2315 (84) 0
1907  172  2296 (89) 0
1908  197  2278 (93) 1
1909  234  2257 (99) 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
   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)

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

Tournament data

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 - 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 and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    
New York 1897 (2)     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 and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Girdlestone, T.B.     1 - 0    
London and New York 1903     8th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Hooke, G.A.     1 - 0    
New York 1904 (4)     Brooklyn Club Rice Gambit Tournament     7  /  10
London and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Lawrence, T.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Michell, R.P.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 23 Mar. 2016