Parratt, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  114  2208 (65) 9
1860  121  2181 (57) 29
1861  121  2206 (64) 2
1862  111  2213 (69) 0
1863  104  2220 (71) 0
1864  102  2227 (70) 5
1865  96  2240 (73) 0
1866  91  2253 (74) 4
1867  84  2267 (78) 0
1868  74  2280 (80) 0
1869  63  2294 (80) 2
1870  67  2291 (83) 0
1871  72  2288 (84) 1
1872  73  2286 (85) 0
1873  77  2283 (85) 2
1874  90  2264 (87) 3
1875  99  2256 (95) 0
1876  96  2248 (101) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Parratt, Walter  
   Also known as: Sir Walter Parratt
Born: 10 Feb. 1841
Died: 27 Mar. 1924
 
Notes:
Spinrad says obituary appeared August 4, 1892, but Gaige gives death date 27-03-1924. The Liverpool Mercury of 25 May 1871 (p.3) has 'Porratt'.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 966
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 320
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 294, 296, 303, 344
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 12
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 1, June 1859, page 190
   [CPC], vol. 2, Mar. 1860, page 85
   [CPM], vol. 2, July 1864, page 205
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Aug. 1869, page 246
   [Era], vol. 26, 5 June 1864, page 5
   [Era], vol. 31, 13 June 1869, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 30, 16 May 1857, page 472
   [ILN], vol. 36, 18 Feb. 1860, page 166
   [ILN], vol. 36, 2 June 1860, page 542
   [ILN], vol. 40, 4 Jan. 1862, page 30
   [ILN], vol. 44, 11 June 1864, page 579
   [ILN], vol. 54, 12 June 1869, page 603
   [ILN], vol. 64, 21 Mar. 1874, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 66, 13 Feb. 1875, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 68, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263
   [LiM], 25 May 1871, page 3
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Oxford-Cambridge University Match], page 5
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Thomas and Walter Parratt]
   Priestley, Edgar.  [A 'Pride Of Huddersfield' Man]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [When Blindfold Chess Became Easy], page 10
   [History of the Huddersfield Chess Club]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Parratt, W. - Shepherd, E. 1859         (c)     2   -   0
Parratt, W. - Werner, M.G.E. 1859         (c)     1   -   0
Parratt, W. - Young, J.W. (2) 1859         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
Parratt, W. - Robinson, W.L. 1859         (c)     1   -   0
Watkinson, J. - Parratt, W. 1860         (f)     9   -   5      Watkinson, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Werner, M.G.E. - Parratt, W. 1860         (f)     8   -   6
Parratt, W. - Skipworth, A.B. 1869         (f)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Huddersfield and Manchester 1859     4th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting    
  Parratt, W. - Cadman, R.     1 - 0    
  Parratt, W. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1860 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament - Leading Section    
  Parratt, W. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1861 (1)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament    
  Parratt, W. - Cadman, R.     1 - 0    
  Parratt, W. - Thorold, E.     1 - 0    
Worcester, England 1864     Worcester Club - Worcestershire County Match    
  Parratt, W. - Zachary, F.D.     2 - 1    
Huddersfield 1864 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 1st Class Tournament    
  Parratt, W. - Marsden, D.     1 - 0    
  Parratt, W. - Latham, T.S.     0 - 1    
Worcester, England 1866     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Parratt, W. - Kempson, S.G.     2 - 0    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Parratt, W. - Earnshaw, S.W.     1 - 1    
Bradford 1871     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Parratt, W. - Steinkuhler, A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1873     1st Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Parratt, W. - de Soyres, J.     2 - 0    
London, England 1874 (1)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Parratt, W. - de Soyres, J.     1 - 2    
Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Parratt, W. - Ryder, J.F.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 10 Aug. 2018