Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  387  1813 (137) 3
1874  376  1823 (137) 0
1875  381  1833 (137) 0
1876  394  1843 (137) 0
1877  375  1853 (136) 0
1878  377  1863 (136) 0
1879  368  1873 (135) 0
1880  377  1883 (134) 0
1881  412  1893 (133) 0
1882  434  1903 (132) 0
1883  492  1913 (130) 0
1884  514  1923 (128) 2
1885  506  1938 (126) 0
1886  492  1952 (123) 0
1887  469  1967 (120) 0
1888  442  1981 (117) 0
1889  421  1995 (113) 0
1890  419  2010 (109) 0
1891  417  2024 (104) 8
1892  443  2017 (111) 0
1893  468  2010 (117) 0
1894  484  2003 (122) 0
1895  470  1996 (127) 0
1896  476  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