Avery, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  150  2017 (117) 6
1857  159  2026 (115) 0
1858  170  2035 (113) 3
1859  187  2036 (113) 0
1860  198  2036 (113) 0
1861  206  2037 (112) 0
1862  210  2038 (110) 0
1863  204  2038 (109) 0
1864  213  2039 (106) 0
1865  228  2039 (103) 0
1866  250  2040 (99) 5
1867  247  2024 (99) 0
1868  267  2009 (98) 0
1869  285  1993 (97) 0
1870  316  1978 (95) 0
1871  351  1963 (92) 3
1872  349  1968 (93) 0
1873  357  1974 (93) 6
1874  368  1978 (99) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Avery, Thomas  
Born: 1813
Died: 17 Feb. 1894
 
Notes:
Gaige gives year of birth as 1813; Sergeant says he was 81 when he died on 17 Feb. 1894.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5, 39, 40
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 519
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 17
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 243
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 13
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 99, 222
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 5, May 1853, page 154
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 30, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, June 1872, page 89
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 9, June 1873, page 281
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 10, Aug. 1873, page 307
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 64ii
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 9, June 1871, page 277, 284
   [Era], vol. 17, no. 876, 8 July 1855, page 6
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1717, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [Fld], 3 Apr. 1875
   [ILN], vol. 27, no. 752, 14 July 1855, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 33, no. 925, 3 July 1858, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1132, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 58, no. 1646, 22 Apr. 1871, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1758, 10 May 1873, page 451
Web
   Sarah.  [The Birmingham Meeting]
   Sarah.  [Morphy - Thomas Avery]
   Sarah.  [Paul Goes to England]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Tournament data

Birmingham 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Wood, John (2)     3 - 0    
Worcester, England 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Lyttelton, G.W.     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1858 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Lyttelton, G.W.     3 - 0    
Worcester, England 1866     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Wood, John (2)     2 - 0    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Lyttelton, G.W.     3 - 0    
Birmingham 1871     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Eld, F.J.     0 - 3    
Worcester, England 1873     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Anthony, E.     0.5 - 2.5    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Lyttelton, G.W.     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1874 (1)     Birmingham - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Philson     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022