Atkinson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  414  2064 (132) 1
1895  380  2075 (129) 0
1896  367  2086 (127) 0
1897  345  2097 (124) 1
1898  356  2100 (123) 1
1899  355  2103 (124) 0
1900  355  2106 (124) 1
1901  384  2097 (127) 1
1902  405  2087 (130) 0
1903  416  2076 (132) 0
1904  447  2066 (135) 0
1905  488  2055 (137) 0
1906  511  2045 (139) 0
1907  535  2034 (141) 0
1908  539  2024 (143) 1

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
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 954
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 16
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 18
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    


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016