Atkinson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  395  2075 (126) 1
1895  372  2087 (123) 0
1896  354  2099 (120) 0
1897  335  2111 (116) 1
1898  340  2116 (115) 1
1899  351  2121 (114) 0
1900  345  2127 (113) 1
1901  364  2121 (114) 1
1902  388  2114 (115) 0
1903  404  2108 (116) 0
1904  429  2102 (117) 0
1905  445  2096 (117) 0
1906  459  2089 (117) 0
1907  480  2083 (116) 0
1908  494  2077 (116) 1
1909  522  2081 (116) 0
1910  503  2084 (117) 0
1911  504  2088 (117) 0
1912  485  2092 (117) 0
1913  458  2096 (116) 0
1914  438  2100 (116) 0
1915  406  2104 (114) 0
1916  397  2107 (112) 0
1917  391  2111 (110) 0
1918  387  2115 (107) 0
1919  393  2119 (104) 0
1920  426  2123 (100) 0
1921  446  2127 (95) 0
1922  429  2130 (89) 0
1923  446  2134 (82) 0
1924  473  2138 (73) 1
1925  400  2148 (63) 11
1926  378  2157 (66) 0
1927  300  2167 (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