Atkinson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  453  2078 (121) 1
1895  440  2091 (118) 0
1896  406  2104 (114) 0
1897  391  2116 (109) 1
1898  398  2122 (107) 1
1899  402  2129 (105) 0
1900  386  2136 (102) 1
1901  407  2132 (101) 1
1902  422  2129 (101) 0
1903  425  2126 (99) 0
1904  454  2123 (97) 0
1905  463  2121 (94) 0
1906  481  2118 (90) 0
1907  491  2115 (85) 0
1908  506  2112 (78) 1
1909  531  2118 (72) 9
1910  530  2116 (79) 0
1911  574  2114 (85) 0
1912  574  2113 (89) 0
1913  573  2111 (92) 0
1914  549  2109 (94) 0
1915  510  2107 (96) 0
1916  522  2105 (96) 0
1917  514  2103 (96) 0
1918  530  2101 (94) 0
1919  536  2099 (92) 0
1920  587  2098 (89) 0
1921  632  2096 (85) 0
1922  625  2094 (79) 0
1923  671  2092 (72) 0
1924  722  2090 (62) 1
1925  726  2096 (48) 16
1926  695  2112 (46) 11
1927  610  2149 (47) 9
1928  554  2159 (50) 9
1929  535  2157 (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