Atkinson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  396  2075 (126) 1
1895  372  2087 (123) 0
1896  354  2099 (120) 0
1897  335  2111 (116) 1
1898  340  2115 (115) 1
1899  350  2121 (114) 0
1900  344  2126 (113) 1
1901  363  2120 (114) 1
1902  388  2114 (115) 0
1903  403  2107 (116) 0
1904  429  2101 (117) 0
1905  441  2095 (117) 0
1906  456  2089 (117) 0
1907  478  2082 (116) 0
1908  492  2076 (116) 1
1909  519  2080 (117) 0
1910  501  2084 (117) 0
1911  500  2088 (117) 0
1912  484  2091 (117) 0
1913  453  2095 (117) 0
1914  427  2099 (116) 0
1915  400  2103 (114) 0
1916  395  2107 (112) 0
1917  389  2110 (110) 0
1918  386  2114 (107) 0
1919  391  2118 (104) 0
1920  426  2122 (100) 0
1921  445  2126 (95) 0
1922  429  2130 (89) 0
1923  446  2133 (82) 0
1924  473  2137 (73) 1
1925  400  2147 (63) 11
1926  378  2157 (66) 0
1927  300  2166 (66) 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    
London, England 1924 (1)     English Counties Championship Semi-Final Match: Yorkshire - Surrey    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Rees, L.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
Stratford-upon-Avon 1925 (2)     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    
Hastings 1927 (2)     7th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Tournament     4.5  /  9


Player information updated: 16 Dec. 2018