Thomson, W.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  167  2122 (114) 4
1862  151  2134 (110) 0
1863  143  2146 (106) 0
1864  144  2158 (101) 0
1865  139  2171 (95) 0
1866  145  2183 (88) 0
1867  137  2195 (79) 0
1868  128  2207 (69) 9
1869  119  2213 (70) 0
1870  121  2219 (68) 0
1871  108  2225 (63) 0
1872  110  2230 (55) 13
1873  108  2239 (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