Whitaker, Norman




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1908  142  2331 (81) 3
1909  140  2342 (74) 1
1910  131  2351 (65) 10
1911  158  2339 (64) 1
1912  144  2341 (60) 0
1913  133  2342 (52) 13
1914  119  2350 (54) 0
1915  97  2358 (49) 10
1916  126  2340 (45) 26
1917  91  2364 (52) 0
1918  70  2388 (51) 11
1919  53  2413 (55) 0
1920  46  2437 (54) 0
1921  36  2461 (46) 22
1922  29  2473 (48) 11
1923  29  2474 (48) 11
1924  34  2462 (49) 15
1925  31  2466 (55) 0
1926  27  2470 (55) 0
1927  23  2474 (50) 8
1928  33  2462 (45) 16
1929  43  2442 (51) 9
1930  47  2435 (57) 8
1931  53  2436 (63) 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
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 409
   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
   King, Sultan Khan, page 205
   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 (1)     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
Tulsa 1931     32nd Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  9


Player information updated: 15 Jun. 2021