Helms, Hermann




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1890  173  2277 (85) 2
1891  159  2293 (75) 0
1892  143  2309 (62) 0
1893  130  2325 (44) 39
1894  121  2340 (43) 26
1895  118  2341 (50) 6
1896  109  2348 (56) 0
1897  96  2355 (55) 11
1898  93  2359 (63) 0
1899  98  2364 (68) 0
1900  98  2369 (69) 1
1901  91  2379 (70) 0
1902  81  2389 (68) 1
1903  77  2396 (65) 1
1904  77  2398 (61) 11
1905  74  2403 (65) 0
1906  68  2408 (67) 5
1907  90  2382 (73) 0
1908  110  2357 (77) 1
1909  157  2332 (81) 1
1910  165  2321 (86) 0
1911  197  2310 (90) 0
1912  207  2299 (93) 0
1913  228  2288 (94) 0
1914  232  2277 (95) 1
1915  220  2276 (97) 0
1916  219  2275 (99) 0
1917  216  2274 (100) 0
1918  212  2273 (100) 0
1919  219  2272 (99) 0
1920  236  2271 (98) 0
1921  251  2270 (95) 0
1922  263  2269 (92) 0
1923  276  2268 (88) 0
1924  295  2267 (83) 0
1925  294  2266 (76) 11
1926  346  2248 (77) 7

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Helms, Hermann  
Born: 5 Jan. 1870
Died: 6 Jan. 1963
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 306
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 326
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 155
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 169
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 140
   Hilbert, Napier, page 10
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 285
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 374
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 42, 156
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 107
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [Hermann Helms and Correspondence Chess Coverage in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
   Winter, Edward.  [Chess Records]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4781. Hermann Helms]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Schottlander, A. - Helms, H. 1893         (c)     1   -   0
Helms, H. - Souweine, A.J. 1893         (f)     5.5   -   2.5
Helms, H. - Frere, W. 1893         (f)     8   -   8
Helms, H. - Tatum, J.C. 1894         (f)     8   -   3

Tournament data

New York 1890 (1)     Brooklyn Y.M.C.A. Club - Newark Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Bippart, A.     2 - 0    
New York 1893 (7)     New York State Chess Association - Handicap Tournament, Second Class     4  /  4
New York 1893 (11)     New York State Chess Association - Handicap Tournament, Final     4.5  /  6      odds player in pawn and move class
New York 1893 (12)     Cafe Bondy Handicap Tournament     32  /  40      odds player in pawn and move class
New York 1894 (1)     New York State Chess Association General Tournament    
  Helms, H. - Roething, O.     1 - 0    
  Helms, H. - Yeaton, F.H.     1 - 0    
  Helms, H. - Frere, W.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1894 (3)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Sobernheim, E.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (4)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Baird, D.G.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (5)     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Habig, J.C.     1 - 0    
Newark 1894     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Habig, J.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
Buffalo 1894 (2)     New York State Chess Association - General Tourney     3  /  7
New York 1894 (7)     Brooklyn YMCA - Staten Island Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Ryan, W.T.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (2)     Brooklyn - Manhattan Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Dahl, E.W.     1 - 0    
Newark 1895 (1)     Brooklyn Club - Newark Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Greenberg, S.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (16)     Brooklyn YMCA - Staten Island Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Ryan, W.T.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (17)     Cafe Boulevard Handicap Tournament     16  /  25
London, England and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    
New York 1897 (3)     Brooklyn Club Championship     7  /  10
New York and Chicago 1900     Brooklyn Club - Chicago Club Telegraph Match    
  Helms, H. - Uedemann, L.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Girdlestone, T.B.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1903     8th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Hooke, G.A.     1 - 0    
New York 1904 (4)     Brooklyn Club Team Match    
  Helms, H. - Souweine, A.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1904 (5)     Brooklyn Club Rice Gambit Tournament     7  /  10
New York 1906 (2)     28th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - New York State Championship     3.5  /  4
New York 1906 (5)     Columbia University - Brooklyn Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Capablanca, J.R.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1908     10th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Lawrence, T.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Helms, H. - Michell, R.P.     0 - 1    
New York 1914 (7)     Manhattan Chess Club - Brooklyn Chess Club Match    
  Helms, H. - Kreymborg, A.F.     0.5 - 0.5    
Buffalo 1925     New York State Chess Association Congress     6.5  /  7
  Helms, H. - Lear, J.D.     3 - 1    
Rome, New York 1926     New York State Chess Association Congress - Championship     4  /  7


Player information updated: 27 Apr. 2021