Thomson, W.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  145  2119 (114) 4
1862  128  2131 (111) 0
1863  120  2143 (106) 0
1864  121  2156 (101) 0
1865  116  2168 (95) 0
1866  125  2180 (88) 0
1867  114  2192 (80) 0
1868  107  2205 (69) 9
1869  102  2210 (70) 0
1870  106  2215 (68) 0
1871  95  2221 (64) 0
1872  99  2226 (55) 13
1873  96  2235 (58) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Thomson, W.  
Born:
Died: 1879
 
Notes:
I am tentatively identifying the Thomson of Manchester who played at York 1868 as W. Thomson, who played at later Counties Chess Association tournaments, and as the Thomson who played in the third class of the 1860-1861 Manchester club tournament.
 
References
Books
   Burt, Bristol Chess Club, page 6, 24
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, Mar. 1862, page 68
   [CPM], vol. 2, Nov. 1866, page 326
   [Era], vol. 25, 9 Nov. 1862, page 13
   [ILN], vol. 37, 29 Dec. 1860, page 633
   [ILN], vol. 57, 12 Nov. 1870, page 507
   [ILN], vol. 59, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 63, 18 Oct. 1873, page 375
   [MWEG], 15 Dec. 1860
Web
   Burt, John.  [The Bristol Chess Club]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1868: YCA, 1st Annual Meeting, York]

Tournament data

Manchester 1861 (3)     Manchester Chess Club Tournament - 3rd Class    
  Thomson, W. - Meares (1)     3 - 0    
  Thomson, W. - Threlfall     3 - 0    
  Thomson, W. - Bantock, W.     1 - 3    
York 1868 (2)     1st York Chess Association Meeting, 1st Class     5  /  9
Malvern 1872 (1)     3rd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     7  /  13
Bristol 1873 (1)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Thomson, W. - MacDonnell, G.A.     0 - 1    
  Thomson, W. - Rumsey, Ms.     1 - 0          Thomson, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Thomson, W. - Gossip, G.H.D.     1 - 0    
  Thomson, W. - Mosely, L.     0 - 1          Thomson, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Thomson, W. - Fisher, B.W.     0 - 1          Thomson, W. gave odds of pawn and move
Bristol 1873 (2)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A     5.5  /  8


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017