Atkinson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  403  2068 (127) 1
1895  375  2080 (124) 0
1896  360  2092 (120) 0
1897  338  2103 (117) 1
1898  344  2108 (116) 1
1899  343  2113 (115) 0
1900  337  2118 (114) 1
1901  362  2111 (115) 1
1902  386  2104 (116) 0
1903  390  2097 (117) 0
1904  423  2089 (118) 0
1905  449  2082 (118) 0
1906  476  2075 (118) 0
1907  490  2068 (118) 0
1908  512  2061 (117) 1
1909  534  2063 (118) 0
1910  518  2066 (119) 0
1911  515  2068 (120) 0
1912  496  2070 (120) 0
1913  459  2073 (119) 0
1914  433  2075 (119) 0
1915  407  2077 (118) 0
1916  410  2080 (116) 0
1917  398  2082 (115) 0
1918  398  2084 (112) 0
1919  396  2087 (110) 0
1920  436  2089 (106) 0
1921  447  2092 (102) 0
1922  412  2094 (98) 0
1923  410  2096 (92) 0
1924  421  2099 (86) 0
1925  281  2101 (78) 11

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 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
London 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    
Stratford-on-Avon 1925 (2)     18th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     5.5  /  11


Player information updated: 1 Nov. 2018