Shipley, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1877  53  2371 (98) 3
1878  51  2383 (95) 0
1879  50  2395 (91) 0
1880  50  2407 (85) 5
1881  54  2416 (80) 1
1882  54  2423 (75) 1
1883  57  2425 (70) 2
1884  44  2442 (65) 0
1885  42  2459 (57) 2
1886  37  2464 (46) 30
1887  52  2436 (40) 28
1888  39  2466 (41) 14
1889  36  2461 (40) 15
1890  41  2454 (39) 27
1891  40  2450 (41) 15
1892  47  2439 (42) 11
1893  66  2406 (39) 21
1894  92  2373 (38) 36
1895  96  2365 (42) 9
1896  84  2378 (41) 15
1897  77  2381 (38) 25
1898  62  2409 (38) 22
1899  73  2399 (36) 31
1900  56  2425 (39) 19
1901  52  2425 (43) 20
1902  71  2404 (52) 2
1903  72  2400 (54) 0
1904  79  2396 (51) 7
1905  70  2413 (49) 12
1906  66  2413 (49) 11
1907  79  2393 (52) 2
1908  95  2369 (50) 8
1909  115  2357 (49) 13
1910  149  2337 (52) 7
1911  163  2335 (54) 4
1912  140  2346 (55) 9
1913  134  2341 (60) 1
1914  126  2343 (63) 4
1915  118  2342 (66) 7
1916  148  2320 (75) 1
1917  178  2301 (83) 0
1918  200  2282 (90) 0
1919  233  2263 (96) 0
1920  282  2244 (100) 0
1921  326  2225 (104) 0
1922  370  2206 (107) 0
1923  452  2187 (110) 0
1924  541  2168 (112) 2
1925  570  2159 (116) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Shipley, Walter Penn  
   Also known as: G.H. Vaux
Born: 20 June 1860
Died: 17 Feb. 1942
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 316
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 171
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 388
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 293
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 580
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 224
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 32, 271
   Hilbert, Napier, page 3
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 15, 57
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 248
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 120
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [Chess Books for Christmas], page 12
   Hilbert, John S.  [A Century Ago in Correspondence Chess]
   Kingston, Taylor.  [Worthy Man, Worthwhile Book]
   Sarah.  [George Henry Mackenzie]

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

Reichhelm, G.C. - Shipley, W.P. 1877 (1)         (c)     0   -   2      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of a knight
Reichhelm, G.C. - Shipley, W.P. 1877 (2)         (s)     1   -   0      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of pawn and move
Shipley, W.P. - Miller, E.H. 1880         (f)     5   -   0
Michaelis, O.E. - Shipley, W.P. 1881         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Steinitz, W. - Shipley, W.P. 1882         (f)     0.5   -   0.5
Shipley, W.P. - Robinson, A.K. 1886         (f)     10.5   -   7.5
Bird, H.E. - Shipley, W.P. 1887         (s)     2   -   1
Gunsberg, I.A. - Shipley, W.P. 1889         (c)     3   -   2
Shipley, W.P. - Weiss, M. 1889         (c)     1   -   0
Bird, H.E. - Shipley, W.P. 1889         (f)     5.5   -   3.5
Shipley, W.P. - Priester, A. 1890         (f)     7   -   6
Gunsberg, I.A. - Shipley, W.P. 1891         (c)     2.5   -   2.5
Shipley, W.P. - Morgan, J.P. 1891         (f)     6   -   2
Lasker, Em. - Shipley, W.P. 1892         (c)     1   -   1
Hanham, J.M. - Shipley, W.P. 1893         (f)     2   -   1
Walbrodt, C.A. - Shipley, W.P. 1893         (c)     1   -   0
Pillsbury, H.N. - Shipley, W.P. 1893         (c)     0   -   1
Albin, A. - Shipley, W.P. 1894         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
Albin, A. - Shipley, W.P. 1895         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Showalter, J.W. - Shipley, W.P. 1896         (c)     2.5   -   1.5
Showalter, J.W. - Shipley, W.P. 1897         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Pillsbury, H.N. - Shipley, W.P. 1898         (c)     0.5   -   0.5
Shipley, W.P. - Friedewald, S. 1901         (c)     1   -   0
Lasker, Em. - Shipley, W.P. 1902         (f)     1   -   0
Maroczy, G. - Shipley, W.P. 1906         (f)     1   -   0
Capablanca, J.R. - Shipley, W.P. 1915         (f)     1   -   0
Marshall, F.J. - Shipley, W.P. 1915         (c)     3   -   2

Tournament data

Philadelphia and New York 1883     Philadelphia - Manhattan Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 2    
Philadelphia 1885 (1)     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match (2)    
  Shipley, W.P. - Price, J.H.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1885 (2)     Germantown - Wilmington Club Match (3)    
  Shipley, W.P. - Tatnall, G.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1886 (1)     Junior Club - Wilmington Club Match (2)    
  Shipley, W.P. - Price, J.H.     1 - 0    
Cooperstown 1886 (1)     1st New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     5  /  6
Cooperstown 1886 (4)     1st New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - Play-offs    
  Shipley, W.P. - Seacord, J.S.     2 - 0          Shipley, W.P. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Shipley, W.P. - McKinney, C.     2 - 0          Shipley, W.P. gave odds of a rook
Wilmington 1886     Junior Club - Wilmington Club Match (1)    
  Shipley, W.P. - Price, J.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1887 (1)     10th New York State Championship    
  Shipley, W.P. - Huntington, W.S.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Munoz, J.B.     0 - 1    
  Shipley, W.P. - Todd, J.H.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Vorrath, A.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Mintz, F.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1887 (1)     Junior Club - Wilmington Club Match (2)    
  Shipley, W.P. - Price, J.H.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1887 (2)     2nd Franklin Chess Club Championship     9  /  18      odds player in pawn and move class
Wilmington 1887     Junior Club - Wilmington Club Match (1)    
  Shipley, W.P. - Price, J.H.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1888 (1)     3rd Franklin Chess Club Championship     11  /  14
Philadelphia 1890 (1)     5th Franklin Chess Club Championship     10  /  14
Philadelphia 1891 (1)     6th Franklin Chess Club Championship    
  Shipley, W.P. - Young, J.W. (1)     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Martinez, C.S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia or New York (?) 1892     Junior Club - New York City Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Hodges, A.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Skaneateles 1892 (2)     New York State Chess Association - Rice Trophy, First Class     6  /  8
Philadelphia 1893 (1)     8th Franklin Chess Club Championship     13  /  18
Philadelphia 1894 (1)     Franklin Chess Club Knock-Out Tournament    
  Shipley, W.P. - Baldwin, W.M.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Robinson, D.S.     0 - 1    
  Shipley, W.P. - Morgan, M.     1 - 0    
Buffalo 1894 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     5.5  /  7
Philadelphia 1894 (3)     9th Franklin Chess Club Championship     17  /  24
Philadelphia 1895 (1)     Franklin Chess Club Knock-Out Tournament    
  Shipley, W.P. - Perry-Smith, O.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Seymour, E.B.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Shipley, W.P. - Newman, C.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Shipley, W.P. - Morgan, J.P.     1.5 - 1.5    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Rocamora, S.R.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1896 (1)     Franklin Chess Club Knock-Out Tournament    
  Shipley, W.P. - Rhoads, J.H.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Maguire, E.S.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Bampton, S.W.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1896 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
Ontario Beach 1896 (1)     9th New York State Chess Association Summer Congress     5.5  /  7
Philadelphia 1897 (1)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament    
  Shipley, W.P. - Roeske, J.F.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Barrett, S.R.     0 - 1    
  Shipley, W.P. - Boice, W.S.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Davidson, H. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1897 (3)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association - New York State Chess Association Match     4  /  7
Philadelphia 1897 (2)     12th Franklin Chess Club Championship     6  /  11
Philadelphia 1897 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Chilton, H.J.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1898 (1)     Junior Chess Club Tournament     5.5  /  8
Philadelphia 1898 (2)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament    
  Shipley, W.P. - Elson, J.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Blakemore, J.P.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Hoopes, W.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Ferris, W.J.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1898 (3)     13th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8.5  /  11
Philadelphia 1899 (1)     14th Junior Chess Club Championship     5.5  /  9
Philadelphia 1899 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - de Visser, W.M.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1899 (4)     14th Franklin Chess Club Championship     6  /  14
Saratoga Springs 1899     New York State Chess Association - Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament     4  /  7
New York 1900 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - de Visser, W.M.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1900     15th Franklin Chess Club Championship     12.5  /  18
Philadelphia 1901 (1)     Junior Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Rhoads, J.H.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1901 (2)     Junior Chess Club Championship     7.5  /  11
Philadelphia 1901 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Finn, J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1901 (5)     16th Franklin Chess Club Championship     11  /  14
New York 1902     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia and Chicago 1904     Franklin Chess Club - Chicago Chess and Checkers Club Telegraph Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Phillips, C.W.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1904 (1)     19th Franklin Chess Club Championship     10.5  /  12
  Shipley, W.P. - Mlotkowski, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Shipley, W.P. - Bampton, S.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1904 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Phillips, H.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1904 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Stadelman, S.L.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia and Chicago 1905     Franklin Chess Club - Chicago Chess and Checker Club Telegraph Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Cravens, W.D.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1905 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Phillips, H.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1905 (2)     20th Franklin Chess Club Championship     8  /  10
New York 1906 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Roething, O.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1906     21st Franklin Chess Club Championship     9.5  /  11
Philadelphia 1907 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Stadelman, S.L.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1907 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Finn, J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1908 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Neill, B.M.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1908 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Whitaker, N.T.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1908 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Phillips, H.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1908 (3)     Junior Chess Club Championship     5  /  7
Philadelphia 1908 (6)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Whitaker, N.T.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1908 (7)     23rd Franklin Chess Club Championship     4.5  /  6
Philadelphia 1909 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Ruth, W.A.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1909 (2)     Junior Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Eschner, M.R.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1909 (3)     12th Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament    
  Shipley, W.P. - Kind, L.A.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Bampton, S.W.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Stoner, J.P.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Jacobs, S.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Ruth, W.A.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Sharp, S.T.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia (?) 1909     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Rosen, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1909 (4)     24th Franklin Chess Club Championship     10  /  12
Washington 1909     Franklin Chess Club - Washington Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Fox, A.W.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1909 (6)     Junior Chess Club Championship     8  /  9
Philadelphia 1910 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Lipman, L.R.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1910 (3)     24th Franklin Chess Club Championship play-off    
  Shipley, W.P. - Voigt, H.G.     1.5 - 2.5    
Philadelphia 1910 (4)     Junior Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Eschner, M.R.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1910 (5)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Flaccus, L.W.     1 - 0    
New York 1910 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Capablanca, J.R.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1911 (1)     Pennsylvania State Chess Association Championship    
  Shipley, W.P. - Wells, H.B.     1 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Mlotkowski, S.     0 - 1    
  Shipley, W.P. - Lambrecht, V.C.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1911 (3)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Barrett, S.R.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1911 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Johner, P.F.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1912 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Meyer, L.B.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1912 (7)     Franklin Chess Club Championship    
  Shipley, W.P. - Sze, L.R.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Shipley, W.P. - Goldberg, A.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Shipley, W.P. - Edwards, E.M.     2 - 0    
  Shipley, W.P. - Mlotkowski, S.     0.5 - 1.5    
Philadelphia 1913     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Marshall, F.J.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1914     Franklin Chess Club Championship    
  Shipley, W.P. - Robinson, D.S.     2 - 1    
New York 1914 (5)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Kupchik, A.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1915     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Lasker, Ed.     0 - 1    
New York 1916 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Smith, M.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1916     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Flacus, L.W.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1922 (1)     Franklin Club - University of Pennsylvania Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Francis (2)     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1922 (2)     Franklin Club - University of Pennsylvania Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Casciato, F.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1924 (1)     Franklin Club - Mercantile Library Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Stewart, W.H.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1924 (2)     Franklin Club - West Philadelphia High School Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Cohen, Max     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1924 (3)     Franklin Club - Merion Cricket Club (Chess Department) Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - French, H.B.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1925     Manhattan - Philadelphia Decoration Day Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - Phillips, H.M.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021