Whitaker, Norman




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1908  124  2339 (76) 4
1909  109  2357 (68) 2
1910  104  2361 (60) 11
1911  136  2343 (61) 1
1912  142  2338 (58) 0
1913  144  2334 (51) 13
1914  124  2340 (53) 0
1915  102  2346 (49) 10
1916  130  2326 (44) 26
1917  97  2351 (51) 0
1918  77  2376 (51) 11
1919  58  2401 (55) 0
1920  51  2425 (54) 0
1921  39  2450 (45) 22
1922  34  2461 (47) 11
1923  34  2463 (48) 11
1924  38  2454 (48) 16
1925  33  2458 (55) 0
1926  30  2462 (55) 0
1927  28  2467 (50) 8
1928  36  2454 (45) 16
1929  49  2437 (50) 9
1930  58  2431 (56) 8
1931  62  2430 (63) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Whitaker, Norman Tweed  
Born: 9 Apr. 1890
Died: 20 May 1975
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 320
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 341
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 409
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 462
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 303
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 167, 185, 237
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 293, 312, 345
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 278, 361
   King, Sultan Khan, page 205
   McGowan, Kurt Richter, page 35, 36, 368
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 296
   Urcan, Julius Finn, page 187

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Whitaker, N.T. - Eschner, M.R. 1910         (f)     5.5   -   2.5
Whitaker, N.T. - Goldberg, A. 1910         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Whitaker, N.T. - Edwards, E.M. 1911         (f)     0   -   1      Whitaker, N.T. gave odds of pawn and move
Showalter, J.W. - Whitaker, N.T. 1916         (f)     6   -   1

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1908 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Shipley, W.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1908 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Ettlinger, A.K.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1908 (5)     Rex Club - Franklin Second Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Shaw (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia 1908 (6)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Shipley, W.P.     0.5 - 0.5    
Philadelphia and London, England (?) 1909     9th Anglo-American Universities Cable Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Humphreys, W.H.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1909 (4)     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Simonson, G.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia 1910 (2)     Franklin Chess Club - Mercantile Library Chess Association Match    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Voigt, H.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1913 (1)     New York Tournament     5.5  /  13
Excelsior 1915     16th Western Chess Association Tournament     8.5  /  10
Chicago 1916     17th Western Chess Association Tournament     13.5  /  19
Chicago 1918     19th Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  11
Atlantic City 1921 (1)     8th American Chess Congress - Open Masters Tournament     8  /  11
Cleveland 1921     22nd Western Chess Association Tournament     8  /  11
Louisville 1922     23rd Western Chess Association Tournament     9  /  11
San Francisco 1923     24th Western Chess Association Tournament     9  /  11
Detroit 1924     25th Western Chess Association Tournament     11.5  /  16
Kalamazoo 1927 (1)     1st National Chess Federation Congress     6.5  /  8
The Hague 1928 (1)     Olympic Amateur Championship     9.5  /  15
Wiesbaden 1928     Wiesbaden Chess Festival - Premier Section    
  Whitaker, N.T. - Richter, K. (2)     0 - 1    
Saint Louis 1929     30th Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  9
Chicago 1930 (1)     31st Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  8
Tulsa 1931     32nd Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  9


Player information updated: 21 Jun. 2023