Barnes, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1855  19  2436 (56) 11
1856  10  2477 (46) 30
1857  12  2508 (48) 3
1858  14  2504 (42) 41
1859  23  2464 (48) 7
1860  31  2439 (52) 3
1861  35  2424 (51) 11
1862  31  2440 (53) 16

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Barnes, Thomas Wilson  
Born: 1825
Died: 20 Aug. 1874
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper has birth year 1824. Gaige has birth year 1825.
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 74
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 513, 530
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 24
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 24
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 147, 340
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 91, 115, 145, 165
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CW], vol. 2, July 1866, page 155
   [Era], vol. 23, 2 June 1861, page 16
   [ILN], vol. 40, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 48, 16 June 1866, page 595
   [ILN], vol. 65, 29 Aug. 1874, page 212
Web
   Sarah.  [Biographies of Prince Dadian]
   Sarah.  [Paul Meets Anderssen]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 9909. Joseph Brown]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Barnes, T.W. - Lowenthal, J.J. 1856         (c)     2.5   -   1.5
Barnes, T.W. - Lowenthal, J.J. 1857         (c)     3   -   0
Morphy, P.C. - Barnes, T.W. 1858 (1)         (c)     13   -   6
Morphy, P.C. - Barnes, T.W. 1858 (2)         (c)     6.5   -   0.5
Campbell, Jos.G. - Barnes, T.W. 1858         (f)     8   -   7
de Riviere, J.A. - Barnes, T.W. 1859         (f)     5   -   2
Kolisch, I. - Barnes, T.W. 1860         (f)     2.5   -   0.5
Kolisch, I. - Barnes, T.W. 1861         (f)     10   -   1

Tournament data

London 1855     Kling's Coffee House Tournament    
  Barnes, T.W. - Simons, A.     4 - 2    
  Barnes, T.W. - Zytogorski, A.     1 - 4    
London 1856 (1)     McDonnell Chess Club Tournament    
  Barnes, T.W. - Bloundell     4 - 0    
  Barnes, T.W. - Kenny, C.     4.5 - 0.5    
  Barnes, T.W. - Falkbeer, E.K.     3 - 2    
  Barnes, T.W. - de Szabo, E.     2 - 3    
  Barnes, T.W. - Falkbeer, E.K.     0 - 1    
London 1856 (2)     Ries' Divan Handicap Tournament    
  Barnes, T.W. - Stewart, H.C.     2.5 - 3.5          Barnes, T.W. gave odds of pawn and move
London 1862 (3)     Grand Tournament (5th British Chess Association?)     8.5  /  16


Player information updated: 2 May 2017