Whitaker, Norman




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1908  144  2330 (81) 3
1909  140  2341 (74) 1
1910  131  2350 (65) 10
1911  158  2338 (63) 1
1912  147  2339 (60) 0
1913  136  2339 (52) 13
1914  122  2347 (54) 0
1915  101  2355 (49) 10
1916  130  2336 (45) 26
1917  93  2361 (52) 0
1918  74  2387 (51) 11
1919  57  2412 (55) 0
1920  48  2437 (54) 0
1921  36  2462 (46) 22
1922  29  2475 (47) 11
1923  29  2477 (48) 11
1924  33  2465 (49) 15
1925  28  2470 (55) 0
1926  25  2474 (55) 0
1927  23  2478 (50) 8
1928  32  2466 (45) 16
1929  41  2448 (51) 9
1930  48  2443 (57) 8
1931  53  2443 (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