Ware, Preston




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1858  125  2174 (61) 27
1859  123  2216 (58) 4
1860  94  2281 (52) 30
1861  93  2285 (53) 34
1862  92  2280 (62) 0
1863  89  2276 (68) 0
1864  91  2271 (71) 0
1865  88  2266 (70) 3
1866  84  2288 (72) 0
1867  68  2310 (71) 0
1868  61  2332 (67) 0
1869  53  2353 (61) 2
1870  48  2370 (52) 15
1871  57  2350 (53) 15
1872  57  2341 (59) 0
1873  64  2331 (60) 0
1874  67  2321 (57) 10
1875  78  2304 (55) 5
1876  80  2293 (52) 14
1877  83  2287 (59) 0
1878  87  2281 (60) 0
1879  88  2275 (58) 0
1880  100  2268 (50) 17
1881  93  2299 (52) 0
1882  86  2330 (47) 31
1883  108  2325 (62) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Ware, Preston  
   Also known as: Preston Ware Jr.
Born: 12 Aug. 1821
Died: 29 Jan. 1890
 
Notes:
Hooper and Whyld (1st ed.) give birth year 1820, but correct it to 1821 in the 2nd edition. Sarah's Morphy website gives his name as 'G. Preston Ware'?
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 385
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 456
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 85, 89, 107, 136
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 130, 181, 581
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 148
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 333, 375
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 399, 445
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 12
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 97
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 81
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 295, 16 Dec. 1871, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 31, no. 299, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 11, Nov. 1859, page 343
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 3, Mar. 1860, page 81
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 10, Oct. 1860, page 320
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1739, 21 Jan. 1872, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1580, 12 Feb. 1870, page 186
   [ILN], vol. 60, no. 1688, 13 Jan. 1872, page 51
   [NYC], 21 Mar. 1863
   [NYC], 27 Feb. 1869
   [SoT], 23 Dec. 1871
   [TFF], 15 Dec. 1871
   [TFF], 22 Dec. 1871
Web
   Sarah.  [Mandarins of the Yellow Buttons]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [The Scandal of 1880, Part 1], page 2

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

Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (1)         (f)     3   -   2
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (2)         (f)     3   -   2      Hammond, G. gave odds of a knight
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (3)         (f)     4   -   1      Hammond, G. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (4)         (f)     3   -   2      Hammond, G. gave odds of pawn and move
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (5)         (f)     0.5   -   5.5      Hammond, G. gave odds of a rook
Morphy, P.C. - Ware, P. 1859         (c)     4   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1860 (1)         (f)     0   -   2      Hammond, G. gave odds of pawn and move
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1860 (2)         (f)     10   -   13
Montgomery, H.P. - Ware, P. 1860         (s)     4   -   1
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1861         (f)     18.5   -   15.5
Wells, F. - Ware, P. 1865         (c)     2   -   1
Ware, P. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870         (c)     6   -   4
Ware, P. - Hammond, G. 1870         (f)     2   -   1
Neill, B.M. - Ware, P. 1874         (f)     7   -   3
Judd, M. - Ware, P. 1875         (f)     4   -   1
Ware, P. - Ryan, J.S. 1883         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Boston, Massachusetts 1858     Boston Club Tournament    
  Ware, P. - Richardson, H.     1 - 0    
New York 1869 (4)     New York Club Tournament    
  Ware, P. - Jones, W.B.     2 - 0    
New York 1870 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Ware, P. - Barnett, J.P.     0 - 1    
New York 1870 (4)     Brooklyn Club - Cafe International Team Match     1  /  1
Cleveland 1871 (1)     2nd American Chess Congress - 1st Class Tournament     7  /  15
Philadelphia 1876     4th American Chess Congress     4  /  14
New York 1880 (1)     5th American Chess Congress     5.5  /  17
Vienna 1882 (2)     Vienna International Tournament     8  /  31


Player information updated: 5 May 2020