Helms, Hermann




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  182  2275 (85) 2
1891  169  2291 (74) 0
1892  150  2307 (61) 0
1893  137  2323 (44) 39
1894  123  2339 (43) 26
1895  122  2339 (50) 6
1896  113  2346 (55) 0
1897  97  2354 (53) 11
1898  95  2357 (60) 2
1899  103  2359 (65) 0
1900  98  2361 (67) 1
1901  100  2367 (68) 0
1902  92  2373 (66) 1
1903  93  2376 (63) 1
1904  96  2373 (58) 11
1905  103  2368 (61) 1
1906  98  2376 (62) 5
1907  130  2348 (67) 1
1908  178  2320 (70) 1
1909  234  2292 (74) 3
1910  238  2283 (80) 0
1911  265  2275 (85) 0
1912  275  2267 (88) 0
1913  289  2259 (91) 0
1914  285  2251 (92) 1
1915  266  2252 (95) 0
1916  265  2253 (97) 0
1917  256  2255 (98) 0
1918  258  2256 (98) 0
1919  253  2257 (98) 0
1920  266  2258 (96) 0
1921  283  2259 (94) 0
1922  287  2261 (91) 0
1923  304  2262 (87) 0
1924  322  2263 (82) 0
1925  317  2264 (75) 11
1926  377  2247 (76) 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 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    


Player information updated: 1 Sept. 2022