Parratt, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  123  2221 (65) 9
1860  134  2194 (57) 29
1861  131  2220 (64) 2
1862  122  2228 (69) 0
1863  109  2236 (71) 0
1864  112  2244 (70) 5
1865  101  2259 (73) 0
1866  94  2274 (74) 4
1867  88  2291 (78) 0
1868  80  2308 (79) 0
1869  70  2325 (79) 2
1870  69  2327 (81) 0
1871  70  2329 (82) 1
1872  69  2332 (82) 0
1873  68  2335 (81) 4
1874  77  2311 (84) 3
1875  85  2303 (92) 0
1876  86  2294 (99) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Parratt, Walter  
   Also known as: Sir Walter Parratt
Born: 10 Feb. 1841
Died: 27 Mar. 1924
 
Notes:
Spinrad says obituary appeared August 4, 1892, but Gaige gives death date 27-03-1924. The Liverpool Mercury of 25 May 1871 (p.3) has 'Porratt'. The Chess Player's Chronicle of Dec. 1873 (p.377) has 'U. Parratt'. The Chess Player's Chronicle of Apr. 1874 (p.50) has 'H. Parratt'.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 966
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 320
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 239
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 294, 296, 303, 344
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 12
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 6, June 1859, page 190
   [CPC], vol. 2, no. 15, Mar. 1860, page 85
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 12, Dec. 1873, page 377
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 50, 57
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 7, July 1864, page 205
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 8, Aug. 1869, page 246
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1341, 5 June 1864, page 5
   [Era], vol. 31, no. 1603, 13 June 1869, page 7
   [Fld], 4 Apr. 1874
   [HCM], vol. 1, no. 7, Apr. 1873, page 136
   [ILN], vol. 30, no. 859, 16 May 1857, page 472
   [ILN], vol. 36, no. 1017, 18 Feb. 1860, page 166
   [ILN], vol. 36, no. 1034, 2 June 1860, page 542
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1125, 4 Jan. 1862, page 30
   [ILN], vol. 44, no. 1263, 11 June 1864, page 579
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1543, 12 June 1869, page 603
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1804, 21 Mar. 1874, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 66, no. 1853, 13 Feb. 1875, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1911, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263
   [LiM], no. 7281, 25 May 1871, page 3
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Oxford-Cambridge University Match], page 5
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Thomas and Walter Parratt]
   Priestley, Edgar.  [A 'Pride Of Huddersfield' Man]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [When Blindfold Chess Became Easy], page 10
   [History of the Huddersfield Chess Club]

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

Parratt, W. - Shepherd, E. 1859         (c)     2   -   0
Parratt, W. - Werner, M.G.E. 1859         (c)     1   -   0
Parratt, W. - Young, J.W. (2) 1859         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
Parratt, W. - Robinson, W.L. 1859         (c)     1   -   0
Watkinson, J. - Parratt, W. 1860         (f)     9   -   5      Watkinson, J. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Werner, M.G.E. - Parratt, W. 1860         (f)     8   -   6
Parratt, W. - Skipworth, A.B. 1869         (f)     2   -   0

Tournament data

Huddersfield and Manchester 1859     4th West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting    
  Parratt, W. - Cadman, R.     1 - 0    
  Parratt, W. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
Bradford 1860 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament - Leading Section    
  Parratt, W. - Thorold, E.     0 - 1    
Leeds 1861 (1)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Tournament    
  Parratt, W. - Cadman, R.     1 - 0    
  Parratt, W. - Thorold, E.     1 - 0    
Worcester, England 1864     Worcester Club - Worcestershire County Match    
  Parratt, W. - Zachary, F.D.     2 - 1    
Huddersfield 1864 (2)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 1st Class Tournament    
  Parratt, W. - Marsden, D.     1 - 0    
  Parratt, W. - Latham, T.S.     0 - 1    
Worcester, England 1866     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Parratt, W. - Kempson, S.G.     2 - 0    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Parratt, W. - Earnshaw, S.W.     1 - 1    
Bradford 1871     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Parratt, W. - Steinkuhler, A.     1 - 0    
London, England 1873 (1)     1st Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Parratt, W. - de Soyres, J.     2 - 0    
Oxford 1873     Bristol and Clifton Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Parratt, W. - Mosely, L.     2 - 0    
London, England 1874 (3)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Parratt, W. - de Soyres, J.     1 - 2    
Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Parratt, W. - Ryder, J.F.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022