Helms, Hermann




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  171  2278 (85) 2
1891  161  2294 (75) 0
1892  143  2310 (62) 0
1893  132  2326 (44) 39
1894  121  2341 (43) 26
1895  119  2342 (50) 6
1896  109  2349 (56) 0
1897  95  2356 (55) 11
1898  94  2361 (63) 0
1899  96  2365 (68) 0
1900  97  2369 (69) 1
1901  90  2379 (70) 0
1902  80  2389 (68) 1
1903  79  2396 (65) 1
1904  76  2398 (61) 11
1905  73  2403 (65) 0
1906  70  2408 (67) 5
1907  89  2382 (73) 0
1908  112  2355 (77) 1
1909  158  2330 (81) 1
1910  168  2319 (86) 0
1911  203  2307 (90) 0
1912  210  2296 (93) 0
1913  238  2284 (94) 0
1914  235  2273 (95) 1
1915  227  2272 (98) 0
1916  225  2271 (99) 0
1917  216  2270 (100) 0
1918  219  2269 (100) 0
1919  223  2268 (99) 0
1920  236  2268 (98) 0
1921  257  2267 (95) 0
1922  269  2266 (92) 0
1923  281  2265 (88) 0
1924  303  2264 (83) 0
1925  299  2263 (76) 11
1926  348  2246 (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
   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


Player information updated: 27 Apr. 2021