Lovegrove, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1891  15  2522 (56) 15
1892  29  2496 (48) 30
1893  22  2512 (58) 4
1894  26  2509 (69) 0
1895  29  2505 (78) 0
1896  26  2502 (84) 0
1897  27  2498 (88) 0
1898  25  2495 (92) 1
1899  21  2497 (95) 1
1900  20  2502 (97) 0
1901  14  2507 (98) 0
1902  15  2512 (98) 1
1903  20  2502 (100) 0
1904  26  2493 (102) 1
1905  29  2480 (106) 0
1906  36  2468 (109) 0
1907  37  2456 (111) 0
1908  40  2443 (113) 0
1909  52  2431 (115) 0
1910  58  2419 (116) 0
1911  70  2406 (117) 0
1912  82  2394 (117) 0
1913  82  2382 (117) 0
1914  79  2369 (117) 0
1915  81  2357 (116) 0
1916  95  2345 (115) 0
1917  102  2332 (113) 0
1918  121  2320 (111) 0
1919  139  2308 (108) 0
1920  169  2295 (105) 0
1921  188  2283 (101) 0
1922  202  2271 (97) 0
1923  204  2258 (91) 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
Web
   Donaldson, John.  [History of the MI Chess Room]
   Lawless, Kerry.  [California Chess History: 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. - Redding, J.D. 1891         (f)     7   -   1
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

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: 27 Mar. 2018