Brown, Theodore




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  58  2331 (89) 1
1858  49  2357 (81) 0
1859  46  2383 (71) 6
1860  42  2402 (59) 25
1861  43  2401 (57) 6
1862  43  2380 (58) 6
1863  48  2356 (62) 13
1864  51  2352 (66) 0
1865  50  2347 (66) 0
1866  52  2342 (64) 33
1867  60  2314 (68) 0
1868  75  2286 (70) 2
1869  79  2277 (73) 0
1870  83  2269 (73) 0
1871  85  2260 (71) 0
1872  93  2252 (66) 2
1873  85  2264 (61) 7
1874  83  2280 (61) 0
1875  78  2296 (57) 22

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, 12 Aug. 1872, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 33, 17 Aug. 1872, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 33, 5 Sep. 1872, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Jan. 1858, page 27
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Dec. 1858, page 383
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Mar. 1859, page 100, 102
   [CMNY], vol. 4, May 1860, page 158
   [CMNY], vol. 4, June 1860, page 192
   [DDG], 8 Apr. 1859
   [Era], vol. 22, 27 May 1860, page 5
   [Era], vol. 25, 21 Sep. 1862, page 5
   [Era], vol. 25, 20 Dec. 1863, page 4
   [GWT], 8 Feb. 1867
   [HWT], 10 June 1871
   [HWT], 13 Apr. 1872
   [HWT], 11 Oct. 1873
   [ILN], vol. 56, 7 May 1870, page 491
   [ILN], vol. 69, 28 Oct. 1876, page 423
   [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
   [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
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: 15 Jan. 2020