Shipley, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1877  50  2358 (99) 3
1878  48  2372 (95) 0
1879  46  2385 (91) 0
1880  48  2399 (86) 5
1881  53  2410 (80) 1
1882  55  2418 (75) 1
1883  57  2421 (70) 2
1884  43  2439 (65) 0
1885  40  2457 (57) 2
1886  35  2463 (46) 30
1887  50  2435 (40) 27
1888  34  2466 (42) 14
1889  34  2461 (40) 15
1890  40  2455 (40) 27
1891  41  2451 (41) 15
1892  44  2440 (42) 11
1893  59  2408 (40) 21
1894  85  2375 (38) 36
1895  89  2367 (42) 9
1896  78  2381 (41) 15
1897  70  2386 (39) 25
1898  51  2420 (40) 22
1899  48  2424 (42) 12
1900  42  2435 (41) 19
1901  44  2427 (44) 20
1902  59  2403 (52) 2
1903  65  2396 (55) 0
1904  72  2389 (52) 7
1905  67  2405 (50) 12
1906  62  2406 (50) 11
1907  76  2385 (53) 2
1908  97  2361 (51) 8
1909  117  2349 (49) 13
1910  133  2330 (52) 7
1911  134  2329 (55) 4
1912  122  2341 (56) 9
1913  112  2338 (62) 1
1914  101  2341 (64) 4
1915  95  2342 (68) 7
1916  117  2321 (77) 1
1917  142  2303 (87) 0
1918  167  2285 (94) 0
1919  187  2267 (101) 0
1920  225  2249 (107) 0
1921  254  2232 (112) 0
1922  265  2214 (116) 0
1923  272  2196 (120) 0
1924  291  2178 (124) 2

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
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 388
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 293
   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     6  /  9
Philadelphia 1899 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - de Visser, W.M.     1 - 0    
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 (2)     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 (1)     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 (4)     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 (3)     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, M.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1924 (3)     Franklin Club - Merion Cricket Club (Chess Department) Match    
  Shipley, W.P. - French, H.B.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 16 May 2018