Ruth, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1909  419  2194 (96) 4
1910  436  2188 (97) 1
1911  438  2195 (99) 0
1912  422  2202 (101) 0
1913  393  2209 (102) 0
1914  345  2217 (103) 0
1915  313  2224 (103) 0
1916  302  2231 (102) 0
1917  284  2238 (101) 0
1918  274  2245 (99) 0
1919  256  2252 (96) 0
1920  259  2259 (92) 0
1921  267  2266 (87) 0
1922  264  2273 (81) 0
1923  261  2280 (73) 0
1924  248  2287 (63) 15
1925  300  2272 (72) 0
1926  334  2257 (78) 0
1927  400  2242 (82) 0
1928  439  2227 (84) 0
1929  466  2212 (85) 0
1930  516  2197 (85) 0
1931  529  2182 (84) 0
1932  534  2167 (81) 0
1933  554  2152 (76) 1
1934  504  2150 (71) 0
1935  426  2148 (64) 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