Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  452  1811 (135) 3
1874  431  1821 (135) 0
1875  438  1832 (135) 0
1876  447  1842 (135) 0
1877  430  1853 (135) 0
1878  431  1863 (134) 0
1879  427  1874 (134) 0
1880  435  1884 (133) 0
1881  493  1895 (132) 0
1882  532  1906 (130) 0
1883  578  1916 (129) 0
1884  604  1927 (127) 2
1885  575  1942 (125) 0
1886  554  1957 (122) 0
1887  523  1972 (119) 0
1888  493  1987 (116) 0
1889  475  2002 (112) 0
1890  474  2017 (108) 0
1891  459  2032 (103) 8
1892  495  2024 (110) 0
1893  523  2017 (116) 0
1894  542  2010 (121) 0
1895  536  2002 (126) 0
1896  537  1995 (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