Mercer, Arthur




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1903  315  2203 (65) 11
1904  312  2215 (64) 0
1905  299  2227 (60) 0
1906  284  2239 (51) 11
1907  280  2249 (50) 17
1908  290  2242 (66) 0
1909  317  2234 (78) 0
1910  333  2226 (88) 0
1911  380  2218 (96) 0
1912  390  2211 (104) 0
1913  398  2203 (110) 0
1914  380  2195 (116) 0
1915  376  2187 (122) 0
1916  395  2180 (127) 0
1917  404  2172 (131) 0
1918  427  2164 (136) 0
1919  447  2157 (140) 0
1920  497  2149 (143) 0
1921  550  2141 (147) 0
1922  560  2133 (150) 0
1923  602  2126 (153) 0
1924  665  2118 (156) 0
1925  697  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, no. 10, 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