Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  442  1807 (135) 3
1874  425  1817 (135) 0
1875  427  1828 (135) 0
1876  436  1838 (135) 0
1877  405  1848 (135) 0
1878  407  1859 (135) 0
1879  407  1869 (134) 0
1880  414  1880 (133) 0
1881  453  1890 (132) 0
1882  496  1901 (131) 0
1883  544  1911 (129) 0
1884  560  1921 (127) 2
1885  539  1936 (125) 0
1886  522  1951 (122) 0
1887  500  1966 (120) 0
1888  465  1981 (116) 0
1889  444  1995 (113) 0
1890  445  2010 (108) 0
1891  433  2025 (104) 8
1892  465  2018 (110) 0
1893  498  2011 (116) 0
1894  516  2004 (121) 0
1895  500  1996 (126) 0
1896  500  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