Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  499  1793 (136) 3
1874  519  1803 (136) 0
1875  492  1813 (136) 0
1876  491  1823 (135) 0
1877  467  1833 (135) 0
1878  467  1843 (134) 0
1879  462  1853 (133) 0
1880  475  1863 (132) 0
1881  531  1873 (131) 0
1882  578  1882 (129) 0
1883  634  1892 (127) 0
1884  670  1902 (125) 2
1885  635  1917 (123) 0
1886  608  1931 (120) 0
1887  580  1945 (117) 0
1888  561  1960 (113) 0
1889  536  1974 (109) 0
1890  546  1988 (104) 0
1891  531  2002 (99) 8
1892  586  1991 (105) 0
1893  613  1980 (110) 1
1894  627  1973 (116) 0
1895  635  1967 (121) 0
1896  628  1961 (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