Thomas, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1859  38  2422 (64) 8
1860  30  2449 (61) 5
1861  24  2473 (58) 16
1862  28  2453 (69) 0
1863  31  2432 (78) 0
1864  34  2412 (84) 0
1865  42  2392 (90) 2

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Thomas, William G.  
Born:
Died:
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 233
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 56, 146, 360, 540
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 101
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 121
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 6
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 26
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. III, page 102
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 31, 28 Mar. 1869, page 4
   [ILN], vol. 44, 20 Feb. 1864, page 195
   [NR], vol. 4, Mar. 1863, page 86
   [NYC], 26 Nov. 1859
   [NYC], 6 Aug. 1864
   [NYTi], 12 Nov. 1858
   [PDEB], 7 June 1867
Web
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sarah.  [The Returning Hero]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4087. James A. Leonard]
   Winter, Edward.  [James A. Leonard]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Thomas, W.G. 1859 (1)         (c)     2   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Morphy, P.C. - Thomas, W.G. 1859 (2)         (c)     0   -   2      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Morphy, P.C. - Thomas, W.G. 1859 (3)         (c)     3.5   -   0.5      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Thomas, W.G. - Leonard, J.A. 1861         (c)     9   -   7
Mackenzie, G.H. - Thomas, W.G. 1865         (f)     1.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1860     1st Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament    
  Thomas, W.G. - Reichhelm, G.C.     1.5 - 3.5          Thomas, W.G. gave odds of pawn and two moves


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020