Atkinson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  471  2079 (121) 1
1895  458  2092 (118) 0
1896  416  2104 (114) 0
1897  403  2117 (109) 1
1898  412  2122 (107) 1
1899  407  2130 (105) 0
1900  393  2137 (102) 1
1901  415  2133 (101) 1
1902  439  2130 (101) 0
1903  452  2127 (99) 0
1904  490  2125 (97) 0
1905  495  2122 (94) 0
1906  508  2119 (90) 0
1907  525  2116 (85) 0
1908  547  2114 (78) 1
1909  570  2120 (72) 9
1910  569  2118 (79) 0
1911  612  2116 (85) 0
1912  605  2114 (89) 0
1913  602  2113 (92) 0
1914  574  2111 (94) 0
1915  541  2109 (96) 0
1916  544  2108 (96) 0
1917  543  2106 (96) 0
1918  561  2104 (94) 0
1919  569  2102 (92) 0
1920  620  2101 (89) 0
1921  664  2099 (85) 0
1922  658  2097 (79) 0
1923  729  2096 (72) 0
1924  777  2094 (61) 1
1925  774  2100 (48) 16
1926  738  2116 (46) 11
1927  654  2152 (47) 9
1928  615  2161 (49) 9
1929  615  2159 (56) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Atkinson, Walter  
Born: 21 June 1866
Died: 1 June 1939
 
Notes:
According to Steve Mann, the birth and death dates are for a 'Walter Atkinson' who is only tentatively identified as the chess player, but seems a likely candidate.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 318
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 954
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 16
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 18
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 15
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Walter Atkinson]

Tournament data

Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Crassweller, T.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
London, England and Leeds 1897     City of London Club - Yorkshire Chess Association Telephone Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Jacobs, H.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1898     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1900 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Blake, P.F.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1901     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Carroll, F.C.     1 - 0    
Sheffield 1908     Yorkshire - Middlesex County Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Passmore, S.     0 - 1    
Scarborough 1909 (2)     6th British Chess Federation Congress - First Class, Section A     5.5  /  9
London, England 1924 (1)     English Counties Championship Semi-Final Match: Yorkshire - Surrey    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Rees, L.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
Scarborough 1925 (2)     Scarborough Tournament - Section 2     1  /  5
Stratford-upon-Avon 1925 (4)     18th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     5.5  /  11
Sheffield 1925     English Counties Championship Semi-final Match: Yorkshire - Warwickshire    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Conway, E.B.M.     1 - 0    
Edinburgh 1926 (2)     19th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open     5  /  11
Hastings 1927 (2)     7th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Tournament     4.5  /  9
Hastings 1928 (3)     8th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Open, Section B     5  /  9
Hastings 1929 (3)     9th Hastings Christmans Congress - Major Tournament A     4.5  /  9


Player information updated: 27 Apr. 2021