Lovegrove, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1888  50  2437 (69) 9
1889  36  2459 (67) 0
1890  29  2482 (61) 0
1891  24  2505 (51) 17
1892  32  2488 (45) 30
1893  23  2516 (56) 4
1894  25  2524 (67) 0
1895  23  2533 (75) 0
1896  22  2541 (80) 0
1897  20  2550 (84) 0
1898  15  2558 (87) 11
1899  11  2564 (89) 1
1900  10  2574 (91) 0
1901  2584 (91) 0
1902  2594 (91) 1
1903  2592 (92) 0
1904  2590 (92) 1
1905  2586 (94) 0
1906  2583 (95) 0
1907  10  2579 (95) 0
1908  11  2576 (94) 0
1909  12  2572 (92) 0
1910  14  2569 (89) 0
1911  13  2565 (85) 0
1912  15  2561 (79) 12
1913  18  2537 (82) 0
1914  22  2513 (83) 0
1915  25  2489 (83) 1
1916  36  2464 (84) 1
1917  42  2449 (85) 0
1918  47  2433 (85) 0
1919  51  2418 (83) 0
1920  63  2402 (80) 0
1921  78  2387 (75) 0
1922  91  2371 (69) 6
1923  125  2347 (70) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lovegrove, Walter Romaine  
   Also known as: Dr. Walter Romaine Lovegrove
Born: 24 Oct. 1869
Died: 18 July 1956
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 62
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 256
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables IV, page 602
   Skinner and Verhoeven, Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games, page 217
Periodicals
   [SFCh], 18 Nov. 1893, page 11
Web
   Donaldson, John.  [History of the MI Chess Room]
   Lawless, Kerry.  [ChessDryad Hall of Fame]
   Wright, Stephen.  [A Tale of Three Cities: the 1895 Pacific Cable Matches]
   [Chess in San Francisco (ACB, vol.1, no.7, 1904)]
   [Chess News from Everywhere (LCM, vol.1, no.3, 1905)]
   [A Short History of Chess in San Francisco]

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

Lovegrove, W.R. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1888         (f)     6   -   3
Lovegrove, W.R. - Redding, J.D. 1891         (f)     8   -   2
Lovegrove, W.R. - Judd, M. 1891         (c)     6   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1892         (c)     18   -   12
Lovegrove, W.R. - Lipschutz, S. 1893         (f)     3   -   1
Lasker, Em. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1902         (f)     0   -   1
Pillsbury, H.N. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1904         (f)     0   -   1
Lovegrove, W.R. - van Vliet, L. 1912         (c)     1   -   0
Lovegrove, W.R. - Taubenhaus, J. 1912         (c)     10   -   1
Marshall, F.J. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1915         (f)     0.5   -   0.5
Capablanca, J.R. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1916         (f)     1   -   0
Tartakover, S.G. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1922         (c)     1   -   1
Wolf, H. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1922         (c)     3   -   1

Tournament data

San Francisco 1898     Mechanics Institute Club Championship     11.5  /  12
Seattle and San Francisco 1899     Seattle - San Francisco Cable Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Dickey, W.A.     1 - 0    
San Francisco 1923     24th Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  11


Player information updated: 4 Mar. 2020