Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  454  1810 (135) 3
1874  435  1821 (135) 0
1875  442  1831 (135) 0
1876  451  1842 (135) 0
1877  425  1852 (135) 0
1878  425  1863 (135) 0
1879  424  1873 (134) 0
1880  429  1883 (133) 0
1881  487  1894 (132) 0
1882  525  1904 (131) 0
1883  569  1915 (129) 0
1884  587  1925 (127) 2
1885  568  1940 (125) 0
1886  553  1955 (122) 0
1887  521  1970 (120) 0
1888  487  1985 (116) 0
1889  472  2000 (113) 0
1890  470  2014 (108) 0
1891  456  2029 (103) 8
1892  490  2022 (110) 0
1893  518  2015 (116) 0
1894  538  2008 (121) 0
1895  522  2000 (126) 0
1896  527  1993 (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