Mercer, Arthur




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1903  285  2200 (67) 11
1904  290  2210 (66) 0
1905  278  2221 (61) 0
1906  264  2231 (52) 11
1907  256  2242 (51) 17
1908  265  2234 (66) 0
1909  289  2227 (78) 0
1910  301  2219 (88) 0
1911  328  2211 (97) 0
1912  338  2204 (104) 0
1913  338  2196 (111) 0
1914  328  2189 (117) 0
1915  326  2181 (122) 0
1916  332  2173 (127) 0
1917  333  2166 (132) 0
1918  340  2158 (136) 0
1919  356  2151 (140) 0
1920  400  2143 (143) 0
1921  437  2135 (147) 0
1922  436  2128 (150) 0
1923  466  2120 (153) 0
1924  510  2113 (156) 0
1925  463  2105 (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
   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     3rd British Chess Federation Championship     4  /  11
London, England 1907 (2)     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: 16 Dec. 2018