Ruth, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1909  406  2195 (96) 4
1910  417  2189 (97) 1
1911  422  2196 (99) 0
1912  397  2203 (101) 0
1913  374  2210 (102) 0
1914  338  2217 (103) 0
1915  301  2223 (103) 0
1916  294  2230 (102) 0
1917  275  2237 (101) 0
1918  264  2244 (99) 0
1919  250  2251 (96) 0
1920  253  2258 (92) 0
1921  254  2265 (87) 0
1922  256  2272 (81) 0
1923  248  2279 (73) 0
1924  234  2285 (63) 15
1925  275  2273 (71) 0
1926  316  2260 (77) 0
1927  375  2247 (81) 0
1928  406  2235 (84) 0
1929  451  2222 (85) 0
1930  488  2209 (85) 0
1931  514  2197 (83) 0
1932  524  2184 (80) 0
1933  570  2171 (75) 1
1934  528  2173 (70) 0
1935  477  2174 (63) 20

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Ruth, William Allen  
Born: 18 Sep. 1886
Died: 3 Feb. 1975
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 132
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 76
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 401
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 366
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables IV, page 622
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 245
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 320
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 283, 316
   Woodger, Reuben Fine, page 354

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1909 (1)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Ruth, W.A. - Shipley, W.P.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Ruth, W.A. - Jacobs, H.L.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1909 (3)     12th Pennsylvania State Chess Association Tournament    
  Ruth, W.A. - Shipley, W.P.     0 - 1    
  Ruth, W.A. - Sharp, S.T.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1910 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Ruth, W.A. - Neill, B.M.     0 - 1    
Detroit 1924     25th Western Chess Association Tournament     9  /  15
Philadelphia 1933     Manhattan Club - Philadelphia Match    
  Ruth, W.A. - Denker, A.S.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia 1935     Manhattan Club - Mercantile Library Club Match    
  Ruth, W.A. - MacMurray, D.     0 - 1    
Milwaukee 1935 (1)     36th American Chess Federation Congress - Preliminary A     7  /  9
Milwaukee 1935 (4)     36th American Chess Federation Congress - Championship     2  /  10


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022