Thomson, W.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  161  2123 (114) 4
1862  147  2135 (110) 0
1863  140  2147 (106) 0
1864  144  2160 (101) 0
1865  138  2172 (95) 0
1866  144  2184 (88) 0
1867  133  2197 (79) 0
1868  122  2209 (69) 9
1869  115  2215 (70) 0
1870  119  2221 (68) 0
1871  106  2226 (63) 0
1872  105  2232 (55) 13
1873  102  2241 (57) 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, J.M.     3 - 0    
  Thomson, W. - Bantock, W.     1 - 3    
York 1868 (2)     1st Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting, 1st Class     5  /  9
Malvern 1872 (1)     3rd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     7  /  13
Bristol 1873 (2)     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 (3)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A     5.5  /  8


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017