Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  389  1818 (137) 3
1874  391  1828 (137) 0
1875  392  1838 (137) 0
1876  403  1848 (137) 0
1877  381  1857 (137) 0
1878  381  1867 (136) 0
1879  378  1877 (135) 0
1880  388  1887 (134) 0
1881  420  1897 (133) 0
1882  456  1907 (132) 0
1883  510  1917 (130) 0
1884  523  1927 (128) 2
1885  508  1941 (126) 0
1886  498  1955 (123) 0
1887  477  1969 (120) 0
1888  444  1983 (117) 0
1889  427  1997 (113) 0
1890  426  2012 (109) 0
1891  422  2026 (104) 8
1892  447  2019 (111) 0
1893  475  2011 (117) 0
1894  491  2004 (122) 0
1895  476  1997 (127) 0
1896  477  1990 (131) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gledhill, Walter  
Born: 13 June 1854
Died: 19 Jan. 1917
 
Notes:
A 'Gledhill' from Honley, Yorkshire, is mentioned as being present at the annual meeting of the Huddersfield Club in Feb. 1860 (Illustrated London News, 18 Feb. 1860, p.166), but Walter Gledhill would only have been 5 years old then. There was also a 'G.H. Gledhill' of Dewsbury in 1878.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 141
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 385
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 129
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 11, Sep. 1891, page 405
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Walter Gledhill]

Tournament data

Leeds 1873     Leeds Club - Leeds Church Institute Match    
  Gledhill, W. - Stokoe, T.Y.     0 - 3    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Gledhill, W. - Hulton, C.G.     1 - 1    
Oxford 1891 (3)     Counties Chess Association - Class II, Section I     6.5  /  7
Oxford 1891 (5)     Counties Chess Association - Class II, Section play-offs    
  Gledhill, W. - McCarthy, F.     0 - 1    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Gledhill, W. - Cope, R.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1896     Cheshire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Gledhill, W. - Kendall, R.R.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 16 May 2018