Avery, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  151  1997 (117) 6
1857  164  2006 (115) 0
1858  174  2014 (113) 3
1859  194  2014 (113) 0
1860  204  2014 (113) 0
1861  211  2013 (112) 0
1862  214  2013 (111) 0
1863  209  2013 (109) 0
1864  221  2012 (107) 0
1865  228  2012 (103) 0
1866  250  2012 (99) 5
1867  253  1994 (100) 0
1868  266  1977 (100) 0
1869  285  1960 (99) 0
1870  322  1943 (97) 0
1871  343  1926 (94) 3
1872  352  1928 (96) 0
1873  365  1931 (96) 6
1874  348  1931 (103) 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
   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
   [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
   [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: 25 Jun. 2019