Helms, Hermann




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  172  2273 (85) 2
1891  159  2289 (75) 0
1892  147  2305 (62) 0
1893  133  2321 (44) 39
1894  121  2336 (44) 26
1895  118  2338 (51) 6
1896  111  2345 (56) 0
1897  96  2352 (55) 11
1898  93  2357 (63) 0
1899  94  2363 (68) 0
1900  94  2368 (69) 1
1901  87  2379 (70) 0
1902  78  2390 (69) 1
1903  70  2397 (66) 1
1904  69  2400 (62) 11
1905  70  2405 (67) 0
1906  65  2410 (69) 5
1907  84  2383 (76) 0
1908  110  2356 (81) 1
1909  155  2328 (88) 1
1910  172  2312 (95) 0
1911  208  2296 (101) 0
1912  226  2280 (107) 0
1913  261  2264 (112) 0
1914  269  2248 (116) 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
Helms, H. - Tatum, J.C. 1894         (f)     8   -   3

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    
New York 1914 (7)     Manhattan Chess Club - Brooklyn Chess Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Kreymborg, A.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 6 Mar. 2021