Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  481  1794 (135) 3
1874  457  1804 (135) 0
1875  453  1814 (135) 0
1876  466  1824 (135) 0
1877  448  1834 (135) 0
1878  450  1844 (134) 0
1879  443  1854 (133) 0
1880  453  1864 (132) 0
1881  515  1874 (131) 0
1882  563  1884 (129) 0
1883  622  1894 (127) 0
1884  656  1904 (125) 2
1885  622  1919 (123) 0
1886  594  1933 (120) 0
1887  570  1948 (117) 0
1888  547  1962 (113) 0
1889  526  1977 (109) 0
1890  526  1991 (104) 0
1891  515  2006 (99) 8
1892  560  1994 (105) 0
1893  590  1983 (110) 1
1894  610  1977 (116) 0
1895  606  1970 (121) 0
1896  608  1964 (126) 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, no. 9, 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: 27 Apr. 2021