Pollock, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  85  2315 (67) 14
1883  96  2329 (55) 8
1884  94  2343 (43) 14
1885  81  2377 (33) 52
1886  78  2384 (31) 58
1887  74  2387 (34) 27
1888  64  2394 (32) 43
1889  59  2417 (30) 53
1890  59  2425 (36) 38
1891  44  2445 (37) 27
1892  36  2463 (39) 18
1893  51  2418 (37) 32
1894  66  2395 (43) 4
1895  71  2386 (41) 39

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Pollock, William Henry Krause  
Born: 21 Feb. 1859
Died: 5 Oct. 1896
 
Notes:
Reichhelm gives birth date 21-02-1857. Gaige gives birth date 21-02-1859.
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 278
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 91
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 208, 282, 967
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 335
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 244
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 512
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 259
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 313
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 16
   Rowland, Pollock Memories
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 229
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 48
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 227
Periodicals
   [BDSU], 26 Mar. 1892
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: William Pollock]
   Hilbert, John S.  [A Tale of Splendor and Woe]
   Kingston, Taylor and Russell, Hanon.  [The Eighth Annual ChessCafe Holiday Quiz], page 9
   Sarah.  [Hastings 1895]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [A Chess Idealist]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4738. Marshall's early years]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Pollock, W.H.K. - Harvey, W.L. 1882         (f)     8   -   6
Burn, A. - Pollock, W.H.K. 1886         (c)     5   -   0
Pollock, W.H.K. - Lee, F.J. 1887         (f)     1   -   6      Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of pawn and move
Pollock, W.H.K. - Wilson, W.C. 1889         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Pollock, W.H.K. - Priester, A. 1889         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Pollock, W.H.K. - Voigt, H.G. 1889         (c)     0   -   2
Pollock, W.H.K. - Mohle, C.A. 1890         (f)     7.5   -   6.5
Gunsberg, I.A. - Pollock, W.H.K. 1891         (f)     1   -   1
Delmar, E. (1) - Pollock, W.H.K. 1891         (f)     5   -   3
Showalter, J.W. - Pollock, W.H.K. 1891         (f)     5.5   -   4.5
Pollock, W.H.K. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1895         (f)     9   -   7

Tournament data

Clifton 1883     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Tibbits, N.     1 - 0    
Bath 1883     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Vernon, J.E.     1.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1883 (4)     13th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     11  /  14
Bath 1884 (1)     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Franklin, W. (1)     1 - 1    
Bath 1884 (4)     14th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     7  /  10
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Loman, R.J.     1 - 0    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Fedden, N.     0 - 1    
Bristol 1885     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Harsant, W.H.     1 - 1    
London 1885 (5)     British Chess Association - Tennyson Prize Tournament     6.5  /  7
London 1885 (7)     British Chess Association Tournament     10.5  /  15
Hamburg 1885 (1)     4th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier A     4.5  /  7
Hereford 1885 (6)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Collins, W. (1)     1 - 0          Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Raymond, E.L.     0 - 1          Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of pawn and move
Hereford 1885 (7)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Master Tournament     3  /  10
Dublin 1885     1st Irish Chess Association Congress     9  /  10
London 1886 (2)     British Chess Club Master Tourney     2  /  6
Clifton 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Williams, L.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Bath 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Fedden, N.     1 - 1    
London 1886 (5)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tourney     4.5  /  12
Nottingham 1886 (5)     Counties Chess Association - Handicap Tournament    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Kirke, J.     1 - 0          Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of knight and move
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Taylor, Ro.     0 - 1          Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Nottingham 1886 (6)     Counties Chess Association - International Masters' Tournament     3  /  9
Belfast 1886 (1)     2nd Irish Chess Association Congress     8  /  8
Belfast 1886 (2)     Handicap Tournament     10.5  /  13
London 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Wayte, W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Stamford 1887 (1)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division I     3  /  6
Stamford 1887 (3)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Jacobs, H.L.     1 - 0          Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of the move
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Williamson, T.     1 - 0          Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Blake, J.H.     1 - 0    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Bird, H.E.     0 - 1    
London 1887 (4)     3rd British Chess Association Congress - Master Tournament     4  /  9
London 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Gattie, W.M.     1 - 0    
London 1888 (3)     Simpson's Divan Handicap Tournament     8  /  14
London 1888 (4)     British Chess Club Handicap     7  /  13
Bradford 1888 (1)     British Chess Association Tournament - Master Section     7  /  16
Dublin 1889 (1)     3rd Irish Chess Association Congress     5.5  /  7
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     19  /  41
Saint Louis 1890     3rd United States Chess Association Congress     8  /  11
Chicago 1890     Chicago Tournament     10  /  13
Lexington 1891     4th United States Chess Association Congress     5  /  6
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Showalter, J.W.     0 - 1    
New York 1892 (6)     Brooklyn Club Championship     15  /  18
New York 1893 (5)     New York State Chess Association - Handicap Tournament, Class A1    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Hanham, J.M.     2 - 0    
New York 1893 (9)     New York State Challenge Cup     2.5  /  8
New York 1893 (11)     New York State Chess Association - Handicap Tournament, Final     4  /  6
New York 1893 (12)     Cafe Bondy Handicap Tournament     31.5  /  40
New York 1893 (13)     New York Tournament     5  /  12
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Hanham, J.M.     0 - 1    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Burlingame, E.E.     1 - 0    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Delmar, E. (1)     1 - 0    
  Pollock, W.H.K. - Halpern, J.C.     0 - 1    
Montreal 1895 (1)     Montreal Club Handicap Tournament     14  /  20
Hastings 1895 (7)     Hastings International Congress - Master's Tournament     8  /  21


Player information updated: 28 May 2016