Gledhill, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1873  414  1815 (137) 3
1874  412  1825 (137) 0
1875  415  1835 (137) 0
1876  426  1845 (137) 0
1877  398  1855 (136) 0
1878  398  1865 (136) 0
1879  398  1875 (135) 0
1880  405  1885 (134) 0
1881  437  1894 (133) 0
1882  469  1904 (132) 0
1883  522  1914 (130) 0
1884  539  1924 (128) 2
1885  518  1939 (126) 0
1886  503  1953 (123) 0
1887  483  1967 (120) 0
1888  451  1981 (117) 0
1889  431  1996 (113) 0
1890  429  2010 (109) 0
1891  428  2024 (104) 8
1892  452  2017 (111) 0
1893  481  2010 (117) 0
1894  497  2003 (122) 0
1895  482  1996 (127) 0
1896  483  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
   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