Lovegrove, Walter




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1888  64  2407 (66) 9
1889  56  2426 (63) 0
1890  40  2444 (56) 0
1891  34  2462 (42) 47
1892  33  2473 (53) 0
1893  29  2484 (57) 4
1894  34  2480 (63) 0
1895  33  2476 (64) 3
1896  33  2473 (65) 13
1897  26  2495 (68) 0
1898  18  2517 (67) 17
1899  15  2517 (71) 1
1900  12  2522 (72) 0
1901  13  2528 (71) 0
1902  14  2533 (67) 6
1903  12  2541 (66) 2
1904  2548 (64) 9
1905  12  2539 (71) 0
1906  14  2530 (76) 0
1907  16  2520 (79) 0
1908  18  2511 (80) 0
1909  21  2502 (79) 0
1910  24  2493 (77) 0
1911  27  2484 (73) 0
1912  27  2475 (66) 12
1913  52  2436 (67) 4
1914  61  2415 (72) 0
1915  69  2393 (75) 1
1916  82  2369 (77) 1
1917  94  2355 (78) 0
1918  107  2342 (78) 0
1919  130  2328 (76) 0
1920  161  2314 (71) 0
1921  192  2300 (65) 0
1922  221  2286 (54) 16
1923  235  2283 (57) 11
1924  286  2266 (67) 0
1925  331  2250 (74) 0
1926  387  2233 (78) 0
1927  454  2216 (81) 0
1928  489  2199 (82) 6

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lovegrove, Walter Romaine  
   Also known as: Dr. Walter Romaine Lovegrove
Born: 24 Oct. 1869
Died: 18 July 1956
 
References
Books
   Davies, Samuel Lipschütz, page 239
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 62
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 256
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables IV, page 602
   Skinner and Verhoeven, Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games, page 217
Periodicals
   [SFCh], 18 Nov. 1893, page 11
   [SFCh], 30 July 1899, page 19
Web
   Donaldson, John.  [History of the MI Chess Room]
   Lawless, Kerry.  [ChessDryad Hall of Fame]
   Wright, Stephen.  [A Tale of Three Cities: the 1895 Pacific Cable Matches]
   [Chess in San Francisco (ACB, vol.1, no.7, 1904)]
   [Chess News from Everywhere (LCM, vol.1, no.3, 1905)]
   [A Short History of Chess in San Francisco]

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

Lovegrove, W.R. - Gossip, G.H.D. 1888         (f)     6   -   3
Lovegrove, W.R. - Redding, J.D. 1891         (f)     7   -   3
Lovegrove, W.R. - Judd, Max 1891         (c)     6   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1891         (c)     18   -   12
Lovegrove, W.R. - Lipschutz, S. 1893         (f)     3   -   1
Lovegrove, W.R. - Griffith, R.B. 1902         (f)     2   -   1
Lasker, Em. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1902         (f)     0   -   1
Lovegrove, W.R. - Judd, Max 1904         (c)     5   -   3
Pillsbury, H.N. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1904         (f)     0   -   1
Lovegrove, W.R. - van Vliet, L. 1912         (c)     1   -   0
Lovegrove, W.R. - Taubenhaus, J. 1912         (c)     10   -   1
Marshall, F.J. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1913         (f)     2.5   -   0.5
Marshall, F.J. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1915         (f)     0.5   -   0.5
Capablanca, J.R. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1916         (f)     1   -   0
Tartakover, S.G. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1922         (c)     1   -   1
Wolf, H. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1922         (c)     3   -   1

Tournament data

San Francisco 1895 (1)     Whist Club - Mechanics Institute Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Hallwegen, G.     1.5 - 0.5    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Thompson, G.R.C.     1 - 0    
San Francisco 1896 (2)     Mechanics' Institute Tournament     11  /  13
San Francisco 1898     Mechanics Institute Club Championship     11.5  /  12
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Chilton, J.R.     3 - 2    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1899     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Rohrer, C.H.     1 - 0    
Seattle and San Francisco 1899 (2)     Seattle - San Francisco Cable Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Dickey, W.A.     1 - 0    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1902 (1)     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Northrop, G.E.     1 - 0    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1902 (2)     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Wickersham, E.R.     0.5 - 0.5    
San Francisco 1903 (1)     Mechanics Institute - Labor Bureau Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Hallwegen, G.     1 - 0    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Thompson, G.R.C.     1 - 0    
San Francisco and Los Angeles 1913     San Francisco - Los Angeles Telegraphic Match    
  Lovegrove, W.R. - Mlotkowski, S.     0 - 1    
San Francisco 1922     1st California Championship     4.5  /  10
San Francisco 1923     24th Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  11
San Francisco 1928     California Championship     3.5  /  7


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2022