Thomson, W.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  162  2123 (114) 4
1862  148  2136 (110) 0
1863  142  2148 (106) 0
1864  144  2160 (101) 0
1865  139  2172 (95) 0
1866  147  2184 (88) 0
1867  135  2197 (79) 0
1868  126  2209 (69) 9
1869  117  2215 (70) 0
1870  121  2220 (68) 0
1871  107  2226 (63) 0
1872  110  2232 (55) 13
1873  107  2240 (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