Atkinson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  396  2075 (126) 1
1895  373  2087 (123) 0
1896  355  2099 (120) 0
1897  333  2111 (116) 1
1898  339  2116 (115) 1
1899  349  2121 (114) 0
1900  344  2127 (113) 1
1901  362  2120 (114) 1
1902  387  2114 (115) 0
1903  401  2108 (116) 0
1904  428  2101 (117) 0
1905  440  2095 (117) 0
1906  454  2089 (117) 0
1907  477  2083 (116) 0
1908  491  2076 (116) 1
1909  517  2080 (117) 0
1910  500  2084 (117) 0
1911  501  2088 (117) 0
1912  482  2091 (117) 0
1913  452  2095 (117) 0
1914  426  2099 (116) 0
1915  399  2103 (114) 0
1916  394  2107 (112) 0
1917  387  2110 (110) 0
1918  384  2114 (107) 0
1919  390  2118 (104) 0
1920  424  2122 (100) 0
1921  444  2126 (95) 0
1922  429  2129 (89) 0
1923  446  2133 (82) 0
1924  472  2137 (73) 1
1925  400  2147 (63) 11
1926  377  2156 (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 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    
London 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