Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  387  1813 (136) 3
1874  378  1823 (137) 0
1875  386  1833 (137) 0
1876  397  1843 (137) 0
1877  378  1854 (136) 0
1878  379  1864 (136) 0
1879  373  1874 (135) 0
1880  381  1884 (134) 0
1881  413  1894 (133) 0
1882  438  1904 (131) 0
1883  498  1914 (130) 0
1884  521  1924 (128) 2
1885  511  1939 (126) 0
1886  499  1953 (123) 0
1887  474  1967 (120) 0
1888  443  1982 (117) 0
1889  426  1996 (113) 0
1890  425  2010 (109) 0
1891  422  2025 (104) 8
1892  449  2018 (111) 0
1893  474  2011 (117) 0
1894  489  2004 (122) 0
1895  473  1996 (127) 0
1896  476  1989 (131) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gledhill, Walter  
Born: 13 June 1854
Died: 19 Jan. 1917
 
Notes:
A 'Gledhill' from Honley, Yorkshire, is mentioned as being present at the annual meeting of the Huddersfield Club in Feb. 1860 (Illustrated London News, 18 Feb. 1860, p.166), but Walter Gledhill would only have been 5 years old then. There was also a 'G.H. Gledhill' of Dewsbury in 1878.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 960
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 141
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 129
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 11, Sep. 1891, page 405
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Walter Gledhill]

Tournament data

Leeds 1873     Leeds Club - Leeds Church Institute Match    
  Gledhill, W. - Stokoe, T.Y.     0 - 3    
Manchester 1884     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Gledhill, W. - Hulton, C.G.     1 - 1    
Oxford 1891 (3)     Counties Chess Association - Class II, Section I     6.5  /  7
Oxford 1891 (5)     Counties Chess Association - Class II, Section play-offs    
  Gledhill, W. - McCarthy, F.     0 - 1    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Gledhill, W. - Cope, R.     0 - 1    
Manchester 1896     Cheshire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Gledhill, W. - Kendall, R.R.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 23 Mar. 2016