Gordon, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  77  2302 (169) 2
1858  81  2296 (171) 0
1859  89  2290 (172) 0
1860  92  2284 (174) 0
1861  97  2279 (176) 0
1862  97  2273 (177) 0
1863  93  2267 (179) 0
1864  97  2261 (181) 0
1865  96  2255 (182) 0
1866  102  2249 (183) 0
1867  103  2244 (185) 0
1868  107  2238 (186) 0
1869  110  2232 (187) 0
1870  111  2226 (188) 0
1871  112  2220 (189) 0
1872  119  2214 (190) 0
1873  130  2209 (191) 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, no. 4, Apr. 1898, page 140
   [BCR], vol. 1, no. 8, Aug. 1853, page 238
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 1, Jan. 1845, page 32
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 8, Aug. 1845, page 229
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 11, Nov. 1845, page 343
   [CPC], vol. 13, no. 8, Aug. 1852, page 229
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 10, Oct. 1853, page 312
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1855, page 103
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 3, Mar. 1862, page 67
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [ILN], vol. 21, no. 569, 17 July 1852, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 875, 22 Aug. 1857, page 195
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1132, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 67, no. 1878, 7 Aug. 1875, page 143
   [NYC], 28 Sep. 1867
   [Pal], vol. 4, no. 8, 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