Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  388  1817 (137) 3
1874  390  1827 (137) 0
1875  391  1837 (137) 0
1876  402  1847 (137) 0
1877  380  1856 (137) 0
1878  380  1866 (136) 0
1879  376  1876 (135) 0
1880  386  1886 (134) 0
1881  419  1896 (133) 0
1882  456  1906 (132) 0
1883  508  1916 (130) 0
1884  523  1926 (128) 2
1885  507  1940 (126) 0
1886  497  1954 (123) 0
1887  477  1968 (120) 0
1888  445  1982 (117) 0
1889  426  1996 (113) 0
1890  425  2011 (109) 0
1891  422  2025 (104) 8
1892  447  2018 (111) 0
1893  475  2011 (117) 0
1894  491  2003 (122) 0
1895  474  1996 (127) 0
1896  475  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