Gruer, Elmer




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1913  299  2249 (81) 7
1914  227  2280 (81) 0
1915  162  2311 (79) 2
1916  145  2322 (80) 1
1917  116  2340 (80) 0
1918  93  2358 (79) 0
1919  78  2376 (76) 0
1920  70  2394 (71) 0
1921  63  2412 (63) 0
1922  51  2430 (52) 22
1923  78  2399 (53) 11
1924  91  2389 (58) 0
1925  94  2380 (57) 13
1926  79  2395 (65) 1
1927  72  2405 (70) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gruer, Elmer Walker  
Born: 8 Nov. 1890
Died: 16 July 1931
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 325
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 152
   Skinner and Verhoeven, Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games, page 217, 356
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 95
Periodicals
   [ACB], vol. 10, no. 11, Nov. 1913, page 252
   [SFCa], 22 June 1913

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Gruer, E.W. - Marshall, F.J. 1915         (f)     1   -   0
Gruer, E.W. - Torre, C. 1922         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Gruer, E.W. - Fink, A.J. 1925         (f)     5   -   5

Tournament data

San Francisco 1913     San Francisco Invitation Tournament     3  /  7
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1915     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Gruer, E.W. - Mlotkowski, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1916     San Francisco - Southern California Telegraphic Match    
  Gruer, E.W. - Mlotkowski, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
San Francisco 1922     1st California Championship     10  /  10
Louisville 1922     23rd Western Chess Association Tournament     7.5  /  11
San Francisco 1923     24th Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  11
Los Angeles 1925     California Championship     5.5  /  8
Oakland 1926     California Championship Play-Off    
  Gruer, E.W. - Fink, A.J.     1 - 0    
Los Angeles 1927     California Championship     8  /  9


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021