Robertson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  453  1799 (156) 3
1872  454  1800 (154) 0
1873  477  1800 (153) 0
1874  458  1800 (151) 0
1875  462  1800 (148) 0
1876  483  1801 (146) 0
1877  468  1801 (144) 0
1878  485  1801 (141) 0
1879  484  1801 (138) 0
1880  506  1802 (135) 0
1881  575  1802 (131) 0
1882  652  1802 (127) 0
1883  724  1802 (123) 0
1884  797  1803 (119) 0
1885  752  1803 (114) 0
1886  740  1803 (108) 0
1887  691  1803 (102) 0
1888  676  1804 (95) 0
1889  672  1804 (87) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Robertson, Walter W.  
   Also known as: Dr. Robertson
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The cover of the Jan. 1854 issue of the Chess Player's Chronicle lists 'Dr. Robinson' as secretary of the Edinburgh Club. By May, this had been changed to 'Dr. Robertson'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 231
Periodicals
   [BLL], no. 2642, 18 Feb. 1871, page 9
   [ILN], vol. 58, no. 1653, 3 June 1871, page 555
   [WP], vol. 3, no. 34, 1 Feb. 1871, page 160
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 2, 1 June 1871, page 19
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1895]

Tournament data

Edinburgh 1871     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Robertson, W.W. - Hunt, E.     2.5 - 0.5    
Edinburgh 1889     6th Scottish Championship     4  /  10


Player information updated: 10 Aug. 2018