Semple, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1866  308  1825 (96) 9
1867  300  1813 (98) 4
1868  293  1805 (105) 0
1869  304  1798 (111) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Semple, Thomas  
Born: 13 Dec. 1838
Died: Nov. 1892
 
Notes:
Steve Mann's web page on Thomas Semple gives date of birth as 1838-1839. He has now found more precise birth and death dates (personal communication) 13-12-1838 to 11-1892.
 
References
Books
   NDCA, Northumberland and Durham Chess Association Meeting, page 3, 4
   Whyld, English Tournaments, page 14
Periodicals
   [CPM], vol. 2, Sep. 1866, page 280
   [CPQC], vol. 1, 18 July 1868, page 89
   [CPQC], vol. 1, Nov. 1868, page 117
   [CW], vol. 2, May 1866, page 86
   [CW], vol. 3, Apr. 1867, page 60
   [CW], vol. 4, Apr. 1868, page 32
   [Era], vol. 29, 5 May 1867, page 6
   [ILN], vol. 48, 19 May 1866, page 499
   [ILN], vol. 49, 18 Aug. 1866, page 171
   [ILN], vol. 49, 8 Sep. 1866, page 243
   [ILN], vol. 51, 9 Nov. 1867, page 523
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1865: 1st Redcar Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1866: NYDCA, 2nd Redcar Meeting]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1868: YCA, 1st Annual Meeting, York]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Thomas Semple]

Tournament data

Newcastle 1866 (2)     1st Northumberland and Durham Chess Association Tournament A    
  Semple, T. - Punshon, R.     0 - 1    
Newcastle 1866 (4)     1st Northumberland and Durham Chess Association Tournament B2    
  Semple, T. - Park, W.     1 - 0    
  Semple, T. - Cotton, W.C.     0 - 1    
Newcastle 1866 (6)     1st Northumberland and Durham Chess Association Tournament D    
  Semple, T. - White, Ja.     0 - 1    
Redcar 1866 (2)     North Yorkshire and Durham Chess Association - 2nd Class Tournament     7  /  11
North Shields 1867 (2)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tourney A    
  Semple, T. - Little, R.D.     1 - 0    
  Semple, T. - Hill, D.     0 - 1    
North Shields 1867 (3)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tourney B    
  Semple, T. - Nicholson, Ja.     1 - 0    
  Semple, T. - Robson, G.D.     0 - 1          Semple, T. gave odds of pawn and two moves
North Shields 1867 (4)     Northumberland and Durham Chess Association - Tourney C    
  Semple, T. - White, Ja.     0 - 1    
York 1869 (2)     Yorkshire Chess Association - Handicap Tournament    
  Semple, T. - Finlinson, J.H.S.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 21 Sept. 2017