Gordon, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  72  2307 (169) 2
1858  75  2301 (171) 0
1859  87  2295 (173) 0
1860  88  2289 (175) 0
1861  93  2283 (176) 0
1862  90  2277 (178) 0
1863  89  2271 (179) 0
1864  93  2265 (181) 0
1865  91  2259 (182) 0
1866  98  2253 (184) 0
1867  100  2247 (185) 0
1868  103  2241 (186) 0
1869  107  2235 (187) 0
1870  111  2229 (189) 0
1871  111  2223 (190) 0
1872  119  2217 (191) 0
1873  127  2211 (192) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gordon, Thomas  
   Also known as: Rev. Thomas Gordon; Rev. Dr. Gordon; Gamma
Born: 22 Dec. 1817
Died: 12 Jan. 1888
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5, 10, 14, 40
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 145
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl, xxvi
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 2
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 149, 209
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 18, Apr. 1898, page 140
   [BCR], vol. 1, Aug. 1853, page 238
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 6, Jan. 1845, page 32
   [CPC], vol. 6, Aug. 1845, page 229
   [CPC], vol. 6, Nov. 1845, page 343
   [CPC], vol. 13, Aug. 1852, page 229
   [CPC], vol. 1, Oct. 1853, page 312
   [CPC], vol. 3, Mar. 1855, page 103
   [CPC], vol. 4, Mar. 1862, page 67
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [ILN], vol. 21, 17 July 1852, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 31, 22 Aug. 1857, page 195
   [ILN], vol. 40, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 67, 7 Aug. 1875, page 143
   [NYC], 28 Sep. 1867
   [Pal], vol. 4, 15 Aug. 1844, page 378
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7

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

Gordon, T. - Wayte, W. 1857         (s)     1.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Edinburgh 1873 (1)     Edinburgh Club Chess Party    
  Gordon, T. - Fraser, Ja.C.     1 - 0    


Player page created: 22 Jul. 2020