Sparkes, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1906  479  2068 (112) 2
1907  486  2067 (109) 0
1908  489  2065 (107) 0
1909  518  2064 (103) 0
1910  501  2063 (99) 0
1911  503  2061 (95) 0
1912  483  2060 (89) 0
1913  436  2058 (82) 0
1914  390  2057 (73) 10
1915  361  2056 (77) 0
1916  357  2054 (80) 0
1917  340  2053 (81) 0
1918  333  2052 (80) 0
1919  327  2050 (77) 0
1920  369  2049 (73) 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