Brown, Theodore




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  63  2332 (88) 1
1858  56  2358 (81) 0
1859  53  2384 (71) 6
1860  47  2402 (59) 25
1861  50  2400 (57) 6
1862  49  2377 (58) 6
1863  58  2352 (62) 13
1864  65  2346 (66) 0
1865  62  2341 (66) 0
1866  65  2335 (63) 33
1867  79  2305 (68) 0
1868  99  2276 (70) 2
1869  98  2265 (72) 0
1870  104  2255 (73) 0
1871  115  2244 (70) 0
1872  124  2234 (65) 2
1873  123  2243 (60) 7
1874  119  2249 (60) 0
1875  118  2256 (55) 26

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Brown, Theodore Morris  
Born: 1837
Died: 25 Sep. 1876
 
Notes:
Samsin has 'Thaddeus M. Brown'. The New York Clipper of 7 Jan. 1860 has an obituary for Theodore M. Brown, but continues to mention him in subsequent issues. An announcement of his death also appears in the 22 Jan. 1860 issue of the New Orleans Sunday Delta, but is retracted in the 29 Jan. 1860 issue. The Illustrated London News of 28 Oct. 1876 has an obituary for T.M. Brown, the American problem composer, and Gaige has his death in 1876.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 274, 503
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 55
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 88
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 88
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 60
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 42, 364
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 41
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. II, page 42, 114
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 33, no. 191, 12 Aug. 1872, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 33, no. 196, 17 Aug. 1872, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 33, no. 212, 5 Sep. 1872, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 2, no. 1, Jan. 1858, page 27
   [CMNY], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1858, page 383
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1859, page 100, 102
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 5, May 1860, page 158
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 6, June 1860, page 192
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 7, Feb. 1875, page 204
   [DDG], 8 Apr. 1859
   [DFP], 24 Oct. 1875
   [Era], vol. 22, no. 1131, 27 May 1860, page 5
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1252, 21 Sep. 1862, page 5
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1317, 20 Dec. 1863, page 4
   [GWT], 8 Feb. 1867
   [HWT], 10 June 1871
   [HWT], 13 Apr. 1872
   [HWT], 11 Oct. 1873
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1593, 7 May 1870, page 491
   [ILN], vol. 69, no. 1944, 28 Oct. 1876, page 423
   [MCR], vol. 1, no. 5, May 1874, page 173
   [NOSD], 22 Jan. 1860
   [NOSD], 29 Jan. 1860
   [NYC], 22 Aug. 1857
   [NYC], 1 May 1858
   [NYC], 12 June 1858
   [NYC], 29 Oct. 1859
   [NYC], 7 Jan. 1860
   [NYC], 22 Sep. 1860
   [NYC], 31 May 1862
   [NYC], 22 Aug. 1868
   [SLGD], 31 Oct. 1875
   [SoT], 2 June 1860
Web
   Samsin, Myron.  [The Mysterious Albert Ensor], page 6
   Sarah.  [E. Morphy/Quincy Chess]
   Sarah.  [Ernest Morphy - the Quincy Connection]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5192. Knight ending]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Morphy, P.C. - Brown, T.M. 1857         (c)     1   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a rook
Brown, T.M. - Perrin, F. 1860         (c)     8   -   2
Leonard, J.A. - Brown, T.M. 1861         (c)     3   -   3
Neumann, G.R.L. - Brown, T.M. 1862         (c)     1   -   0
Brown, T.M. - Mayet, C. 1862         (c)     3   -   2
Brown, T.M. - Schurig, B.E.R. 1863         (c)     6.5   -   6.5
Brown, T.M. - Kennicott, H.M.L. 1866         (c)     13   -   3
Brown, T.M. - Nicholson, E.A. 1866         (c)     8   -   5
Brown, T.M. - Perrin, F. 1866         (c)     4   -   0
Stanley, C.H. - Brown, T.M. 1868         (c)     2   -   0
Barnett, J.P. - Brown, T.M. 1872         (c)     2   -   0
Delmar, E. (1) - Brown, T.M. 1873         (f)     5   -   2
Brown, T.M. - Thornton, G.H. 1875 (1)         (c)     0   -   2      Brown, T.M. gave odds of a knight
Brown, T.M. - Thornton, G.H. 1875 (2)         (c)     0   -   2
Ensor, A.W. - Brown, T.M. 1875         (f)     7   -   5
Judd, M. - Brown, T.M. 1875         (f)     7   -   3

Tournament data

Saint Louis 1859     Saint Louis Tournament    
  Brown, T.M. - Rombauer     1 - 0    
  Brown, T.M. - Skinner, J.W.     2 - 4    
Saint Louis 1860 (1)     Saint Louis Tournament    
  Brown, T.M. - Daenzer, C.     1 - 0    
Saint Louis 1860 (2)     Western Chess Congress    
  Brown, T.M. - Tennison, O.M.     2 - 1    
  Brown, T.M. - Jenks, G.A.     3 - 1    
  Brown, T.M. - Daenzer, C.     3 - 4    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022