Lovegrove, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1888  58  2426 (66) 9
1889  46  2446 (63) 0
1890  35  2465 (56) 0
1891  28  2485 (42) 47
1892  26  2498 (53) 0
1893  24  2511 (58) 4
1894  28  2508 (63) 0
1895  29  2504 (64) 3
1896  26  2501 (65) 13
1897  22  2523 (68) 0
1898  15  2544 (67) 17
1899  13  2542 (71) 1
1900  11  2545 (72) 0
1901  10  2549 (71) 0
1902  11  2553 (67) 6
1903  2559 (67) 2
1904  2564 (64) 9
1905  11  2554 (71) 0
1906  13  2544 (76) 0
1907  16  2534 (79) 0
1908  17  2524 (80) 0
1909  19  2514 (79) 0
1910  19  2504 (77) 0
1911  23  2494 (73) 0
1912  27  2484 (66) 12
1913  52  2445 (67) 4
1914  59  2424 (72) 0
1915  67  2402 (75) 1
1916  80  2378 (77) 1
1917  91  2365 (78) 0
1918  99  2351 (78) 0
1919  125  2338 (76) 0
1920  153  2324 (71) 0
1921  182  2311 (65) 0
1922  210  2297 (54) 16
1923  218  2294 (57) 11
1924  267  2277 (67) 0
1925  317  2260 (74) 0
1926  373  2243 (78) 0
1927  434  2226 (81) 0
1928  468  2209 (82) 6

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
   [SFCh], 30 July 1899, page 19
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)     7   -   3
Lovegrove, W.R. - Judd, M. 1891         (c)     6   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1891         (c)     18   -   12
Lovegrove, W.R. - Lipschutz, S. 1893         (f)     3   -   1
Lovegrove, W.R. - Griffith, R.B. 1902         (f)     2   -   1
Lasker, Em. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1902         (f)     0   -   1
Lovegrove, W.R. - Judd, M. 1904         (c)     5   -   3
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. 1913         (f)     2.5   -   0.5
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 1895 (1)     Whist Club - Mechanics Institute Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Hallwegen, G.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Thompson, G.R.C.     1 - 0    
San Francisco 1896 (2)     Mechanics' Institute Tournament     11  /  13
San Francisco 1898     Mechanics Institute Club Championship     11.5  /  12
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Chilton, J.R.     3 - 2    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1899     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Rohrer, C.H.     1 - 0    
Seattle and San Francisco 1899 (2)     Seattle - San Francisco Cable Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Dickey, W.A.     1 - 0    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1902 (1)     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Northrop, G.E.     1 - 0    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1902 (2)     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Wickersham, E.R.     0.5 - 0.5    
San Francisco 1903 (1)     Mechanics Institute - Labor Bureau Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Hallwegen, G.     1 - 0    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Thompson, G.R.C.     1 - 0    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1913     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Mlotkowski, S.     0 - 1    
San Francisco 1922     1st California Championship     4.5  /  10
San Francisco 1923     24th Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  11
San Francisco 1928     California Championship     3.5  /  7


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021