Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  388  1813 (136) 3
1874  378  1823 (137) 0
1875  385  1833 (137) 0
1876  398  1843 (137) 0
1877  378  1853 (136) 0
1878  378  1863 (136) 0
1879  370  1874 (135) 0
1880  379  1884 (134) 0
1881  412  1894 (133) 0
1882  435  1904 (132) 0
1883  495  1914 (130) 0
1884  515  1924 (128) 2
1885  510  1938 (126) 0
1886  495  1953 (123) 0
1887  471  1967 (120) 0
1888  444  1982 (117) 0
1889  426  1996 (113) 0
1890  424  2010 (109) 0
1891  421  2025 (104) 8
1892  446  2018 (111) 0
1893  473  2011 (117) 0
1894  487  2003 (122) 0
1895  471  1996 (127) 0
1896  478  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
   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: 23 Mar. 2016