Helms, Hermann




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  180  2275 (85) 2
1891  167  2291 (75) 0
1892  150  2307 (62) 0
1893  135  2323 (44) 39
1894  123  2338 (43) 26
1895  119  2338 (50) 6
1896  112  2345 (56) 0
1897  98  2352 (55) 11
1898  95  2357 (63) 0
1899  99  2362 (68) 0
1900  95  2366 (69) 1
1901  92  2377 (70) 0
1902  83  2387 (68) 1
1903  78  2394 (65) 1
1904  76  2396 (61) 11
1905  73  2401 (65) 0
1906  68  2406 (67) 5
1907  91  2381 (73) 0
1908  115  2356 (77) 1
1909  160  2331 (81) 1
1910  166  2320 (86) 0
1911  197  2310 (90) 0
1912  209  2299 (92) 0
1913  227  2288 (94) 0
1914  232  2277 (95) 1
1915  220  2277 (97) 0
1916  216  2276 (99) 0
1917  216  2275 (100) 0
1918  216  2275 (100) 0
1919  222  2274 (99) 0
1920  234  2273 (97) 0
1921  253  2272 (95) 0
1922  265  2272 (92) 0
1923  279  2271 (88) 0
1924  290  2270 (82) 0
1925  299  2270 (75) 11
1926  349  2252 (77) 7

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
   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 (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 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.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    


Player information updated: 23 Feb. 2022