Gordon, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  71  2307 (169) 2
1858  75  2301 (171) 0
1859  87  2295 (173) 0
1860  87  2290 (175) 0
1861  91  2284 (176) 0
1862  90  2278 (178) 0
1863  90  2272 (179) 0
1864  93  2266 (181) 0
1865  91  2260 (182) 0
1866  97  2254 (184) 0
1867  98  2248 (185) 0
1868  101  2242 (186) 0
1869  106  2236 (187) 0
1870  110  2230 (189) 0
1871  110  2224 (190) 0
1872  118  2218 (191) 0
1873  125  2212 (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