Worrall, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  98  2228 (55) 62
1857  86  2270 (56) 0
1858  68  2312 (50) 15
1859  81  2303 (50) 17
1860  93  2277 (54) 8
1861  92  2280 (63) 1
1862  88  2280 (69) 0
1863  85  2280 (73) 0
1864  84  2279 (74) 3
1865  99  2244 (77) 0
1866  124  2209 (79) 0
1867  144  2173 (80) 22

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Worrall, Thomas Herbert  
Born: 1807
Died: 6 Sep. 1878
 
Notes:
The Report of the Manchester Meeting of 1857 has 'Worral Mr T.H.'
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 41
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 30
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 512, 530
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 470
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 66
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 380
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 451
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. IV, page 77
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [Era], vol. 21, 6 Feb. 1859, page 5
   [Era], vol. 21, 6 Mar. 1859, page 14
   [Era], vol. 21, 24 Apr. 1859, page 14
   [Era], vol. 22, 15 July 1860, page 6
   [Era], vol. 23, 12 May 1861, page 5
   [Era], vol. 27, 13 Nov. 1864, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 29, 6 Dec. 1856, page 577
   [ILN], vol. 29, 13 Dec. 1856, page 605
   [ILN], vol. 32, 6 Feb. 1858, page 147
   [ILN], vol. 32, 20 Feb. 1858, page 195
   [ILN], vol. 37, 21 July 1860, page 68
   [ILN], vol. 40, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 45, 5 Nov. 1864, page 475
   [QR], vol. 85, 1849, page 95
   [SoT], 7 May 1859
   [TFF], 29 July 1871
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Women's Championship: The Decisive Rounds], page 1
   Sarah.  [Paul Meets Anderssen]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Thomas, W.R.  [Captain William Evans], page 3

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

Staunton, H. - Worrall, T.H. 1856         (f)     8   -   4      Staunton, H. gave odds of a rook
de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. - Worrall, T.H. 1856         (s)     24   -   26      de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Morphy, P.C. - Worrall, T.H. 1858         (c)     8   -   7      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Morphy, P.C. - Worrall, T.H. 1859         (f)     7   -   2      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Kolisch, I. - Worrall, T.H. 1860         (f)     6   -   2      Kolisch, I. gave odds of a knight
Worrall, T.H. - Mackenzie, G.H. 1864         (c)     2.5   -   0.5
Zerega, A. - Worrall, T.H. 1867 (1)         (f)     6.5   -   5.5
Zerega, A. - Worrall, T.H. 1867 (2)         (f)     7   -   3

Tournament data

London, England 1859 (1)     St. George's Club Tournament    
  Worrall, T.H. - Ford (2)     1.5 - 0.5    
  Worrall, T.H. - Oldham, T.C.     2 - 0    
  Worrall, T.H. - Thrupp, J.     1 - 3    
London, England 1861 (1)     Saint George's Chess Club Handicap Tournament    
  Worrall, T.H. - Saburov, P.A.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 23 Aug. 2019