Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  453  1809 (135) 3
1874  434  1820 (135) 0
1875  440  1830 (135) 0
1876  450  1841 (135) 0
1877  424  1851 (135) 0
1878  424  1862 (135) 0
1879  424  1872 (134) 0
1880  429  1883 (133) 0
1881  487  1893 (132) 0
1882  525  1903 (131) 0
1883  568  1914 (129) 0
1884  586  1924 (127) 2
1885  567  1939 (125) 0
1886  552  1954 (122) 0
1887  521  1969 (120) 0
1888  486  1984 (116) 0
1889  472  1999 (113) 0
1890  470  2014 (108) 0
1891  456  2028 (103) 8
1892  488  2021 (110) 0
1893  518  2014 (116) 0
1894  538  2007 (121) 0
1895  522  1999 (126) 0
1896  527  1992 (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