Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  442  1806 (135) 3
1874  423  1816 (135) 0
1875  425  1826 (135) 0
1876  435  1837 (135) 0
1877  404  1847 (135) 0
1878  406  1858 (135) 0
1879  407  1868 (134) 0
1880  413  1879 (133) 0
1881  453  1889 (132) 0
1882  494  1899 (131) 0
1883  543  1910 (129) 0
1884  559  1920 (127) 2
1885  538  1935 (125) 0
1886  523  1950 (122) 0
1887  499  1965 (120) 0
1888  467  1979 (116) 0
1889  446  1994 (113) 0
1890  445  2009 (108) 0
1891  432  2024 (104) 8
1892  465  2017 (110) 0
1893  497  2010 (116) 0
1894  516  2003 (121) 0
1895  499  1995 (126) 0
1896  500  1988 (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
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 385
   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: 16 May 2018