Helms, Hermann




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  187  2264 (85) 2
1891  172  2279 (74) 0
1892  158  2295 (61) 0
1893  137  2311 (44) 39
1894  122  2328 (43) 26
1895  127  2328 (50) 6
1896  114  2336 (55) 0
1897  97  2344 (53) 11
1898  95  2347 (60) 2
1899  102  2349 (65) 0
1900  100  2351 (67) 1
1901  99  2357 (68) 0
1902  92  2363 (66) 1
1903  95  2365 (63) 1
1904  98  2362 (58) 11
1905  104  2357 (61) 1
1906  100  2366 (62) 5
1907  129  2338 (67) 1
1908  176  2310 (70) 1
1909  233  2282 (73) 3
1910  236  2274 (80) 0
1911  266  2266 (85) 0
1912  274  2258 (88) 0
1913  289  2250 (90) 0
1914  285  2242 (92) 1
1915  263  2244 (94) 0
1916  264  2246 (96) 0
1917  255  2247 (97) 0
1918  258  2249 (97) 0
1919  251  2251 (97) 0
1920  262  2252 (95) 0
1921  281  2254 (93) 0
1922  285  2256 (89) 0
1923  298  2257 (85) 0
1924  316  2259 (79) 0
1925  310  2261 (71) 11
1926  351  2246 (71) 7
1927  382  2242 (79) 0
1928  402  2237 (85) 0
1929  422  2232 (89) 0
1930  439  2228 (92) 0
1931  440  2223 (95) 0
1932  436  2218 (96) 0
1933  452  2214 (97) 0
1934  463  2209 (96) 1
1935  428  2207 (96) 0
1936  368  2206 (95) 10

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
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 326
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 386
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1936-1940, page 356
   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 (2)     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 (6)     Brooklyn Club Championship     7  /  10
New York 1898 (5)     Brooklyn Club - Cosmopolitan Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Roething, O.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1898 (6)     Brooklyn Club - Cosmopolitan Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Roething, O.     0.5 - 0.5    
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 (4)     Brooklyn Club Team Match    
  Helms, H. - Souweine, A.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1904 (5)     Brooklyn Club Rice Gambit Tournament     7  /  10
New York and Chicago 1905 (2)     Brooklyn Club - Chicago Club Telegraph Match    
  Helms, H. - Phillips, C.W.     0 - 1    
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    
New York 1907     New York State Chess Association Championship    
  Helms, H. - Jaffe, C.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Lawrence, T.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1909 (2)     Brooklyn Club - Rice Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Sternberg, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1909 (3)     Brooklyn Club - Rice Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Eisenberg, L.R.     0 - 1    
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.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
Buffalo 1925     New York State Chess Association Congress     6.5  /  7
  Helms, H. - Lear, J.D.     3 - 1    
Rome, New York 1926     New York State Chess Association Congress - Championship     4  /  7
Philadelphia 1934     Marshall Club - Mercantile Library Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Bolden, H.C.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1935     Manhattan Club - Mercantile Library Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Huntsberger, R.E.     1 - 0    
Poughkeepsie 1936     58th New York State Chess Association Tournament     9  /  11


Player information updated: 1 Feb. 2023