Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  541  1775 (137) 3
1874  572  1784 (137) 0
1875  595  1794 (136) 0
1876  536  1803 (136) 0
1877  509  1812 (135) 0
1878  515  1822 (134) 0
1879  504  1831 (133) 0
1880  522  1841 (132) 0
1881  580  1850 (130) 0
1882  628  1859 (129) 0
1883  674  1869 (127) 0
1884  726  1878 (124) 2
1885  678  1892 (121) 0
1886  650  1905 (118) 0
1887  619  1919 (115) 0
1888  608  1933 (111) 0
1889  581  1946 (106) 0
1890  603  1960 (101) 0
1891  598  1973 (95) 8
1892  646  1957 (101) 0
1893  679  1941 (106) 1
1894  702  1936 (112) 0
1895  707  1930 (118) 0
1896  698  1925 (123) 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, no. 9, 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: 27 Apr. 2021