Whitaker, Norman




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1908  141  2337 (81) 3
1909  134  2349 (74) 1
1910  116  2358 (65) 10
1911  141  2346 (64) 1
1912  137  2347 (60) 0
1913  125  2348 (52) 13
1914  112  2356 (54) 0
1915  95  2364 (49) 10
1916  118  2344 (45) 26
1917  90  2367 (52) 0
1918  69  2389 (51) 11
1919  58  2411 (56) 0
1920  46  2433 (54) 0
1921  39  2454 (47) 22
1922  40  2463 (49) 11
1923  41  2462 (50) 11
1924  44  2452 (50) 15
1925  37  2458 (56) 0
1926  33  2464 (56) 0
1927  29  2470 (51) 8
1928  37  2460 (47) 16
1929  56  2435 (55) 9
1930  54  2421 (65) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Whitaker, Norman Tweed  
Born: 9 Apr. 1890
Died: 20 May 1975
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 320
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 341
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 462
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 303
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 167, 185, 237
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 293, 312, 345
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 278, 361
   McGowan, Kurt Richter, page 35, 36, 368
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 296

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

Whitaker, N.T. - Eschner, M.R. 1910         (f)     5.5   -   2.5
Whitaker, N.T. - Goldberg, A. 1910         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Whitaker, N.T. - Edwards, E.M. 1911         (f)     0   -   1      Whitaker, N.T. gave odds of pawn and move
Showalter, J.W. - Whitaker, N.T. 1916         (f)     6   -   1

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1908 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Shipley, W.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1908 (5)     Rex Club - Franklin Second Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Shaw (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1908 (6)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Shipley, W.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia and London, England (?) 1909     9th Anglo-American Universities Cable Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Humphreys, W.H.     1 - 0    
New York 1913 (1)     New York Tournament     5.5  /  13
Excelsior 1915     16th Western Chess Association Tournament     8.5  /  10
Chicago 1916     17th Western Chess Association Tournament     13.5  /  19
Chicago 1918     19th Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  11
Atlantic City 1921 (1)     8th American Chess Congress - Open Masters Tournament     8  /  11
Cleveland 1921     22nd Western Chess Association Tournament     8  /  11
Louisville 1922     23rd Western Chess Association Tournament     9  /  11
San Francisco 1923     24th Western Chess Association Tournament     9  /  11
Detroit 1924     25th Western Chess Association Tournament     10.5  /  15
Kalamazoo 1927     1st National Chess Federation Congress     6.5  /  8
The Hague 1928 (1)     Olympic Amateur Championship     9.5  /  15
Wiesbaden 1928     Wiesbaden Chess Festival - Premier Section    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Richter, K.     0 - 1    
Saint Louis 1929     30th Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  9
Chicago 1930 (1)     31st Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  8


Player information updated: 5 Sept. 2020