Avery, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  147  2000 (117) 6
1857  157  2009 (115) 0
1858  165  2017 (113) 3
1859  184  2017 (114) 0
1860  196  2017 (113) 0
1861  204  2016 (112) 0
1862  203  2016 (111) 0
1863  201  2016 (109) 0
1864  215  2015 (107) 0
1865  221  2015 (103) 0
1866  244  2015 (99) 5
1867  246  1998 (100) 0
1868  258  1980 (100) 0
1869  274  1963 (99) 0
1870  316  1946 (97) 0
1871  337  1929 (94) 3
1872  344  1931 (96) 0
1873  355  1934 (96) 6
1874  343  1934 (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, May 1853, page 154
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1872, page 89
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1873, page 281
   [CPC], vol. 3, Aug. 1873, page 307
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 2, June 1871, page 277, 284
   [Era], vol. 17, 8 July 1855, page 6
   [Era], vol. 33, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 27, 14 July 1855, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 33, 3 July 1858, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 40, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 58, 22 Apr. 1871, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 62, 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