Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  448  1810 (135) 3
1874  429  1821 (135) 0
1875  432  1831 (135) 0
1876  443  1842 (135) 0
1877  415  1852 (135) 0
1878  415  1863 (135) 0
1879  415  1873 (134) 0
1880  423  1884 (133) 0
1881  476  1894 (132) 0
1882  515  1905 (131) 0
1883  561  1915 (129) 0
1884  573  1925 (127) 2
1885  553  1940 (125) 0
1886  537  1955 (122) 0
1887  512  1970 (120) 0
1888  481  1985 (116) 0
1889  467  2000 (113) 0
1890  463  2015 (108) 0
1891  448  2029 (104) 8
1892  479  2022 (110) 0
1893  507  2015 (116) 0
1894  528  2008 (121) 0
1895  516  2001 (126) 0
1896  522  1993 (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