Mercer, Arthur




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1903  308  2202 (65) 11
1904  306  2214 (64) 0
1905  295  2227 (60) 0
1906  280  2239 (51) 11
1907  271  2250 (50) 17
1908  284  2242 (66) 0
1909  311  2234 (78) 0
1910  327  2226 (88) 0
1911  372  2219 (96) 0
1912  381  2211 (104) 0
1913  384  2203 (111) 0
1914  367  2195 (116) 0
1915  361  2188 (122) 0
1916  378  2180 (127) 0
1917  382  2172 (131) 0
1918  395  2165 (136) 0
1919  419  2157 (140) 0
1920  457  2149 (143) 0
1921  481  2141 (147) 0
1922  480  2134 (150) 0
1923  518  2126 (153) 0
1924  572  2118 (156) 0
1925  576  2110 (159) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Mercer, Arthur Emerson  
Born: 1873
Died: 12 June 1964
 
Notes:
Full name and birth and death dates from Steve Mann (personal communication).
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 311
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables II, page 267
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 451
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 326
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 23, Oct. 1903, page 415
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Henry Mercer and Arthur Emerson Mercer]
   Saunders, John.  [Britbase Chess Archive : Material from the 1920s - Part 1]

Tournament data

Plymouth 1903 (4)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class II, Section B     6.5  /  8
Plymouth 1903 (6)     Southern Counties Chess Union Congress - Class II, Final     0.5  /  3
Shrewsbury 1906 (1)     3rd British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4  /  11
London, England 1907 (6)     17th City of London Club Championship     9.5  /  17
Sheffield 1908     Yorkshire - Middlesex County Match    
  Mercer, A.E. - Foulds, J.     1 - 0    
Leeds 1925     English Counties Championship Final Match: Middlesex - Yorkshire    
  Mercer, A.E. - Hodgkinson, H.W.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020