Sparkes, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1906  482  2065 (112) 2
1907  490  2063 (110) 0
1908  490  2062 (107) 0
1909  520  2060 (104) 0
1910  502  2058 (100) 0
1911  505  2057 (95) 0
1912  483  2055 (89) 0
1913  434  2053 (82) 0
1914  384  2051 (73) 10
1915  350  2049 (78) 0
1916  351  2047 (80) 0
1917  329  2045 (81) 0
1918  322  2042 (80) 0
1919  308  2040 (78) 0
1920  343  2038 (74) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Sparkes, William Henry John  
   Also known as: H. Sparkes
Born: Feb. 1871
Died: 1935
 
Notes:
Steve Mann gives date of birth as 21-26 Feb. 1871; Gaige gives date of birth as 24 Feb. 1871. Gaige gives 'Sparkes, W.H.'; Steve Mann gives 'William Henry John Sparkes'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 317
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 401
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 255
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Fred Dewhirst Yates]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - William Henry John Sparkes]

Tournament data

Manchester 1906     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Sparkes, W.H.J. - Yates, F.D.     0.5 - 0.5    
Leeds or Sheffield (?) 1906     Leeds - Sheffield Club Match    
  Sparkes, W.H.J. - Yates, F.D.     0.5 - 0.5    
Chester 1914 (1)     11th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3  /  10
Edinburgh 1920 (3)     13th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     3.5  /  10


Player information updated: 24 Dec. 2015