Thomson, W.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  143  2117 (114) 4
1862  126  2129 (111) 0
1863  119  2141 (106) 0
1864  118  2153 (101) 0
1865  113  2165 (95) 0
1866  120  2177 (88) 0
1867  111  2190 (80) 0
1868  105  2202 (69) 9
1869  100  2207 (70) 0
1870  104  2213 (68) 0
1871  95  2218 (64) 0
1872  99  2224 (55) 13
1873  95  2233 (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