Walker, Edward




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1872  379  1753 (136) 3
1873  422  1771 (135) 3
1874  427  1778 (137) 0
1875  429  1786 (138) 0
1876  443  1793 (140) 0
1877  420  1801 (141) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Walker, Edward Johnson  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Westminster Papers of 1 Apr. 1873 (p.188) has 'J. Walker', but Steven Mann tells me that according to the Halifax Courier, it was 'E.J. Walker'. He is not sure whether the chess player was Edward Johnson Walker (sen.) born 26-05-1817, died 20-05-1880, or Edward Johnson Walker (jun.) born 1847, died 3-12-1942.
 
References
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 60, 4 May 1872, page 435
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 Apr. 1873, page 188
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1872: Bradford v Halifax]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1873: Bradford v Halifax]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1877: Halifax v Bradford]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Edward Johnson Walker]

Tournament data

Bradford 1872     Bradford - Halifax Club Match    
  Walker, E.J. - Child, J. (1)     1 - 2    
Bradford 1873 (1)     Bradford - Halifax Club Match    
  Walker, E.J. - Child, J. (1)     2.5 - 0.5    
Halifax 1877     Bradford - Halifax Club Match    
  Walker, E.J. - Mills, D. (1)     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 17 Dec. 2017