Tennison, Otto




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  200  2014 (133) 3
1861  206  2007 (134) 0
1862  210  2000 (133) 0
1863  210  1992 (133) 0
1864  226  1985 (132) 0
1865  240  1978 (132) 0
1866  274  1971 (131) 0
1867  264  1964 (129) 0
1868  276  1956 (128) 0
1869  285  1949 (126) 0
1870  321  1942 (124) 0
1871  335  1935 (121) 0
1872  350  1927 (119) 0
1873  376  1920 (115) 0
1874  371  1913 (112) 0
1875  392  1906 (107) 0
1876  406  1898 (102) 0
1877  395  1891 (97) 0
1878  413  1884 (90) 0
1879  421  1877 (82) 0
1880  435  1870 (73) 0
1881  507  1862 (61) 30
1882  519  1908 (58) 24
1883  576  1908 (57) 24
1884  591  1924 (57) 22
1885  606  1910 (57) 16
1886  636  1880 (57) 31
1887  644  1847 (62) 8
1888  615  1860 (67) 0
1889  596  1874 (67) 17
1890  623  1872 (75) 0
1891  631  1870 (81) 0
1892  667  1868 (85) 0
1893  691  1867 (88) 0
1894  705  1865 (89) 0
1895  679  1863 (89) 4
1896  677  1869 (90) 0
1897  669  1875 (89) 0
1898  636  1881 (87) 0
1899  650  1887 (84) 0
1900  643  1894 (79) 0
1901  655  1900 (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