Whitaker, Norman




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1908  152  2312 (82) 3
1909  149  2323 (75) 0
1910  130  2334 (66) 10
1911  147  2325 (64) 1
1912  135  2328 (61) 0
1913  124  2331 (53) 13
1914  109  2339 (55) 0
1915  94  2347 (50) 10
1916  119  2328 (46) 26
1917  87  2352 (53) 0
1918  65  2375 (52) 11
1919  59  2399 (57) 0
1920  50  2422 (55) 0
1921  38  2445 (48) 22
1922  39  2454 (51) 11
1923  41  2454 (53) 11
1924  43  2449 (55) 15
1925  38  2453 (64) 0
1926  32  2458 (70) 0
1927  22  2463 (73) 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
   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    
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


Player information updated: 16 Dec. 2018