Whitaker, Norman




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1908  142  2330 (81) 3
1909  137  2342 (74) 1
1910  122  2351 (65) 10
1911  148  2340 (64) 1
1912  142  2341 (60) 0
1913  129  2342 (52) 13
1914  111  2349 (54) 0
1915  91  2357 (49) 10
1916  122  2337 (45) 26
1917  89  2359 (52) 0
1918  70  2382 (51) 11
1919  59  2403 (56) 0
1920  46  2425 (54) 0
1921  38  2446 (46) 22
1922  40  2455 (49) 11
1923  42  2454 (50) 11
1924  44  2444 (50) 15
1925  37  2450 (56) 0
1926  33  2455 (56) 0
1927  29  2461 (51) 8
1928  36  2449 (47) 16
1929  55  2425 (55) 9
1930  54  2412 (65) 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
   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
   McGowan, Kurt Richter, page 35, 36, 368
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 296

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    
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    
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     10.5  /  15
Kalamazoo 1927     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.     0 - 1    
Saint Louis 1929     30th Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  9
Chicago 1930 (1)     31st Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  8


Player information updated: 5 Sept. 2020