Tennison, Otto




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  203  2012 (133) 3
1861  210  2005 (134) 0
1862  212  1997 (133) 0
1863  211  1990 (133) 0
1864  226  1983 (132) 0
1865  240  1976 (132) 0
1866  275  1968 (131) 0
1867  270  1961 (129) 0
1868  278  1954 (128) 0
1869  287  1947 (126) 0
1870  323  1939 (124) 0
1871  336  1932 (121) 0
1872  353  1925 (119) 0
1873  378  1918 (115) 0
1874  371  1910 (112) 0
1875  393  1903 (107) 0
1876  405  1896 (102) 0
1877  401  1889 (97) 0
1878  419  1881 (90) 0
1879  426  1874 (82) 0
1880  442  1867 (73) 0
1881  513  1860 (61) 30
1882  537  1905 (58) 24
1883  597  1906 (57) 24
1884  611  1921 (57) 22
1885  614  1907 (57) 16
1886  652  1877 (57) 31
1887  651  1844 (62) 8
1888  625  1858 (67) 0
1889  608  1871 (67) 17
1890  631  1869 (75) 0
1891  642  1867 (81) 0
1892  678  1865 (85) 0
1893  703  1864 (88) 0
1894  722  1862 (89) 0
1895  717  1860 (89) 4
1896  700  1866 (90) 0
1897  694  1872 (89) 0
1898  668  1878 (87) 0
1899  674  1884 (84) 0
1900  672  1890 (79) 0
1901  678  1897 (72) 33

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Tennison, Otto M.  
Born: Nov. 1834
Died: 10 June 1909
 
Notes:
Name given as 'Tennyson' in the 15 Nov. 1882 issue of the Brooklyn Chess Chronicle (p.27), but 'Tennison' elsewhere in the same volume.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 422
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 349
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 416
   New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club, New Orleans Club 1881, page 30
   New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club, New Orleans Club 1882, page 31
   New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club, New Orleans Club 1889, page 30
   New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club, New Orleans Club 1890, page 30
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 135
Periodicals
   [BCC], vol. 1, 15 Oct. 1882, page 14
   [CMNY], vol. 4, May 1860, page 158
   [Reg], vol. 1, 15 Nov. 1882, page 27

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

Albin, A. - Tennison, O.M. 1895         (f)     4   -   0

Tournament data

Saint Louis 1860 (2)     Western Chess Congress    
  Tennison, O.M. - Brown, T.M.     1 - 2    
New Orleans 1881 (2)     2nd New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     5.5  /  30
New Orleans 1882     3rd New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     9.5  /  24
New Orleans 1883     4th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     10  /  24
New Orleans 1884     5th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     9.5  /  22
New Orleans 1885     6th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     7  /  16
New Orleans 1886 (1)     New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Handicap Tournament    
  Tennison, O.M. - Seguin, J.D.     1 - 0          Seguin, J.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Tennison, O.M. - Dunn, M.F.     1 - 0          Dunn, M.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Tennison, O.M. - Claudel, L.     1 - 0    
  Tennison, O.M. - Blanchard, J.G.     0.5 - 1.5    
New Orleans 1886 (2)     7th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     11.5  /  26
New Orleans 1887     8th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     1  /  8
New Orleans 1889     9th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     9  /  17
New Orleans 1901     New Orleans Chess, Checker and Whist Club Tournament     22  /  33


Player information updated: 4 Mar. 2020