Gordon, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  71  2308 (169) 2
1858  75  2302 (171) 0
1859  87  2296 (173) 0
1860  87  2290 (175) 0
1861  91  2284 (176) 0
1862  91  2278 (178) 0
1863  90  2273 (179) 0
1864  93  2267 (181) 0
1865  91  2261 (182) 0
1866  97  2255 (184) 0
1867  98  2249 (185) 0
1868  102  2243 (186) 0
1869  107  2237 (187) 0
1870  110  2231 (189) 0
1871  111  2225 (190) 0
1872  118  2219 (191) 0
1873  126  2213 (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