Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  409  1816 (137) 3
1874  406  1826 (137) 0
1875  407  1835 (137) 0
1876  418  1845 (137) 0
1877  393  1855 (136) 0
1878  392  1865 (136) 0
1879  393  1875 (135) 0
1880  398  1885 (134) 0
1881  431  1895 (133) 0
1882  461  1905 (132) 0
1883  515  1915 (130) 0
1884  532  1925 (128) 2
1885  514  1939 (126) 0
1886  501  1954 (123) 0
1887  480  1968 (120) 0
1888  448  1982 (117) 0
1889  430  1996 (113) 0
1890  428  2011 (109) 0
1891  427  2025 (104) 8
1892  452  2018 (111) 0
1893  479  2011 (117) 0
1894  495  2003 (122) 0
1895  478  1996 (127) 0
1896  482  1989 (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