Gordon, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  79  2304 (168) 2
1858  84  2298 (170) 0
1859  92  2292 (172) 0
1860  91  2287 (174) 0
1861  99  2281 (176) 0
1862  100  2275 (177) 0
1863  97  2269 (179) 0
1864  100  2264 (180) 0
1865  103  2258 (182) 0
1866  108  2252 (183) 0
1867  110  2246 (184) 0
1868  117  2241 (186) 0
1869  119  2235 (187) 0
1870  125  2229 (188) 0
1871  133  2223 (189) 0
1872  138  2218 (190) 0
1873  144  2212 (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
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 93
   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 information updated: 3 Apr. 2022