Walker, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  127  2162 (114) 3
1870  127  2168 (114) 0
1871  116  2173 (114) 1
1872  121  2173 (115) 0
1873  132  2174 (115) 0
1874  136  2175 (115) 0
1875  140  2175 (115) 1
1876  141  2177 (116) 0
1877  133  2180 (116) 0
1878  134  2182 (117) 0
1879  137  2184 (116) 0
1880  155  2186 (116) 0
1881  167  2188 (115) 0
1882  174  2190 (113) 0
1883  194  2192 (111) 0
1884  198  2194 (109) 0
1885  202  2196 (106) 0
1886  205  2198 (103) 0
1887  210  2201 (98) 0
1888  205  2203 (93) 0
1889  206  2205 (87) 0
1890  217  2207 (80) 10
1891  213  2222 (81) 0
1892  199  2238 (81) 0
1893  187  2253 (80) 6
1894  190  2246 (84) 0
1895  197  2239 (86) 0
1896  201  2232 (87) 4
1897  207  2223 (92) 0
1898  224  2214 (96) 0
1899  242  2205 (99) 0
1900  240  2196 (101) 0
1901  264  2188 (102) 0
1902  288  2179 (103) 0
1903  308  2170 (103) 0
1904  335  2161 (103) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Walker, William Neish  
Born: 1849
Died: 8 Sep. 1927
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth between 9-09-1848 and 8-09-1849.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 40
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 971
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 455
   Harding, Doctoral thesis, page 173
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 290
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 54, 30 Jan. 1869, page 123
   [ILN], vol. 58, 13 May 1871, page 475
   [ILN], vol. 58, 3 June 1871, page 555
   [ILN], vol. 66, 27 Feb. 1875, page 211
Web
   McGowan, Alan.  [Scottish Championship 1895]
   McGowan, Alan.  [William N Walker]
   McGowan, Alan.  [William Neish Walker]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4652. Chess by circulation]

Tournament data

Dundee 1869     Dundee Handicap Tournament     9.5  /  12      odds player in pawn and two moves class
Edinburgh 1871     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Walker, W.N. - Tait, W.     1 - 0    
Glasgow 1875 (1)     6th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Scotland - England Match    
  Walker, W.N. - Martin, Wi.     1 - 0    
Dundee 1890     7th Scottish Championship     6.5  /  9
  Walker, W.N. - Spens, W.C.     1 - 0    
Dundee 1893     10th Scottish Championship     5.5  /  6
Dundee 1896     13th Scottish Championship     3  /  4
Dundee 1904     21st Scottish Championship     3.5  /  5