Scripture, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  641  1916 (90) 6
1887  612  1923 (84) 0
1888  613  1931 (78) 0
1889  593  1939 (69) 8
1890  598  1963 (65) 6
1891  571  1988 (61) 8
1892  595  1989 (61) 4
1893  647  1964 (61) 4
1894  701  1933 (60) 9
1895  712  1925 (63) 0
1896  716  1918 (61) 7
1897  736  1909 (61) 8
1898  749  1899 (65) 0
1899  779  1889 (67) 0
1900  793  1879 (65) 10
1901  819  1872 (70) 0
1902  833  1865 (73) 0
1903  831  1858 (74) 0
1904  886  1852 (73) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Scripture, William Ellis  
Born: 2 Nov. 1843
Died: 4 Jan. 1933
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 46
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 382
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 500
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 84
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 448
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 42
   Rogers, New York State Chess Association, page 3, 51
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 243
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 60, no. 196, 17 July 1900, page 2
   [CCC], vol. 4, no. 9, 7 Mar. 1889, page 87
Web
   Brennen, Neil R.  [Confidential Email from The Historian]
   Hilbert, John S.  [New York 1891: A Day to Remember Part 2], page 10

Tournament data

Albany 1886 (1)     New York and Pennsylvania Chess Association Tournament - First Class     0.5  /  6
New York 1889 (1)     11th New York State Championship    
  Scripture, W.E. - Hohenstein, A.     1 - 0    
  Scripture, W.E. - Lipschutz, S.     0 - 1    
  Scripture, W.E. - Holladay, W.W.     0 - 1    
Skaneateles 1889 (1)     2nd New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     0.5  /  6
Chittenango 1890 (1)     3rd New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     0.5  /  6
Skaneateles 1891 (1)     4th New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First Class     2.5  /  8
Skaneateles 1892 (2)     New York State Chess Association - Rice Trophy, First Class     2  /  4
New York 1893 (6)     New York State Chess Association - Handicap Tournament, First Class    
  Scripture, W.E. - Frere, W.     1 - 3    
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Scripture, W.E. - Showalter, J.W.     0 - 1    
  Scripture, W.E. - Baird, D.G.     0 - 1    
Buffalo 1894 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     0  /  7
Ontario Beach 1896 (1)     9th New York State Chess Association Summer Congress     1  /  7
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1897 (2)     10th New York State Chess Association Summer Congress - 1st Class     2  /  8
Murray Isle, Thousand Islands 1900 (2)     New York State Chess Association Midsummer Meeting - First class     4  /  10
Sylvan Beach 1904 (1)     17th New York State Chess Association - General Tournament     3.5  /  10


Player information updated: 14 Nov. 2015