Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  409  1815 (137) 3
1874  406  1825 (137) 0
1875  407  1835 (137) 0
1876  418  1845 (137) 0
1877  393  1855 (136) 0
1878  392  1865 (136) 0
1879  393  1874 (135) 0
1880  398  1884 (134) 0
1881  432  1894 (133) 0
1882  465  1904 (132) 0
1883  518  1914 (130) 0
1884  533  1924 (128) 2
1885  514  1938 (126) 0
1886  501  1953 (123) 0
1887  483  1967 (120) 0
1888  450  1981 (117) 0
1889  431  1995 (113) 0
1890  429  2010 (109) 0
1891  424  2024 (104) 8
1892  450  2017 (111) 0
1893  478  2010 (117) 0
1894  493  2002 (122) 0
1895  475  1995 (127) 0
1896  477  1988 (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