Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  439  1805 (135) 3
1874  423  1815 (135) 0
1875  423  1826 (136) 0
1876  432  1836 (136) 0
1877  401  1846 (135) 0
1878  405  1857 (135) 0
1879  404  1867 (134) 0
1880  408  1878 (133) 0
1881  441  1888 (132) 0
1882  479  1898 (131) 0
1883  531  1909 (129) 0
1884  551  1919 (127) 2
1885  526  1934 (125) 0
1886  508  1948 (123) 0
1887  488  1963 (120) 0
1888  456  1978 (117) 0
1889  436  1992 (113) 0
1890  436  2007 (109) 0
1891  428  2022 (104) 8
1892  456  2015 (110) 0
1893  485  2007 (116) 0
1894  502  2000 (122) 0
1895  484  1993 (126) 0
1896  487  1986 (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