Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  456  1808 (135) 3
1874  434  1819 (135) 0
1875  441  1829 (135) 0
1876  450  1840 (135) 0
1877  432  1850 (135) 0
1878  433  1861 (134) 0
1879  430  1871 (134) 0
1880  439  1882 (133) 0
1881  496  1893 (132) 0
1882  535  1903 (130) 0
1883  587  1914 (129) 0
1884  609  1924 (127) 2
1885  579  1939 (125) 0
1886  557  1954 (122) 0
1887  527  1969 (119) 0
1888  497  1984 (116) 0
1889  479  1999 (112) 0
1890  476  2014 (108) 0
1891  461  2029 (103) 8
1892  496  2022 (110) 0
1893  527  2014 (116) 0
1894  540  2007 (121) 0
1895  535  2000 (126) 0
1896  534  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, 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: 16 May 2018