Atkinson, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  462  2076 (121) 1
1895  449  2088 (118) 0
1896  413  2101 (114) 0
1897  398  2113 (109) 1
1898  399  2119 (107) 1
1899  405  2126 (105) 0
1900  385  2133 (102) 1
1901  407  2129 (101) 1
1902  424  2126 (101) 0
1903  439  2124 (99) 0
1904  467  2121 (97) 0
1905  476  2118 (94) 0
1906  498  2115 (90) 0
1907  508  2113 (85) 0
1908  530  2110 (78) 1
1909  553  2116 (71) 9
1910  552  2114 (79) 0
1911  599  2112 (85) 0
1912  595  2110 (89) 0
1913  596  2108 (92) 0
1914  567  2107 (94) 0
1915  535  2105 (96) 0
1916  537  2103 (96) 0
1917  538  2101 (96) 0
1918  563  2099 (94) 0
1919  573  2098 (92) 0
1920  619  2096 (89) 0
1921  664  2094 (85) 0
1922  659  2092 (79) 0
1923  720  2090 (72) 0
1924  764  2089 (61) 1
1925  765  2095 (48) 16
1926  734  2111 (46) 11
1927  648  2147 (47) 9
1928  603  2157 (49) 9
1929  601  2154 (56) 9

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Atkinson, Walter  
Born: 21 June 1866
Died: 1 June 1939
 
Notes:
According to Steve Mann, the birth and death dates are for a 'Walter Atkinson' who is only tentatively identified as the chess player, but seems a likely candidate.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 318
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 954
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 16
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 18
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 15
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Walter Atkinson]

Tournament data

Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Crassweller, T.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
London, England and Leeds 1897     City of London Club - Yorkshire Chess Association Telephone Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Jacobs, H.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
Manchester 1898     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1900 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Blake, P.F.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1901     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Carroll, F.C.     1 - 0    
Sheffield 1908     Yorkshire - Middlesex County Match    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Passmore, S.     0 - 1    
Scarborough 1909 (2)     6th British Chess Federation Congress - First Class, Section A     5.5  /  9
London, England 1924 (1)     English Counties Championship Semi-Final Match: Yorkshire - Surrey    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Rees, L.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
Scarborough 1925 (2)     Scarborough Tournament - Section 2     1  /  5
Stratford-upon-Avon 1925 (4)     18th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     5.5  /  11
Sheffield 1925     English Counties Championship Semi-final Match: Yorkshire - Warwickshire    
  Atkinson, Wa. - Conway, E.B.M.     1 - 0    
Edinburgh 1926 (2)     19th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open     5  /  11
Hastings 1927 (2)     7th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Tournament     4.5  /  9
Hastings 1928 (3)     8th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Open, Section B     5  /  9
Hastings 1929 (3)     9th Hastings Christmans Congress - Major Tournament A     4.5  /  9


Player information updated: 27 Apr. 2021