Atkinson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  401  2075 (126) 1
1895  377  2087 (123) 0
1896  361  2099 (120) 0
1897  338  2111 (116) 1
1898  343  2116 (115) 1
1899  353  2121 (114) 0
1900  347  2127 (113) 1
1901  368  2121 (114) 1
1902  392  2115 (115) 0
1903  410  2108 (116) 0
1904  436  2102 (117) 0
1905  450  2096 (117) 0
1906  464  2090 (117) 0
1907  483  2083 (116) 0
1908  497  2077 (116) 1
1909  524  2081 (116) 0
1910  506  2085 (117) 0
1911  505  2089 (117) 0
1912  486  2092 (117) 0
1913  459  2096 (116) 0
1914  438  2100 (116) 0
1915  407  2104 (114) 0
1916  397  2108 (112) 0
1917  390  2112 (110) 0
1918  389  2116 (107) 0
1919  393  2120 (104) 0
1920  427  2123 (100) 0
1921  448  2127 (95) 0
1922  430  2131 (89) 0
1923  447  2135 (82) 0
1924  474  2139 (73) 1
1925  401  2149 (63) 11
1926  379  2158 (66) 0
1927  300  2168 (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