Thornton, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  519  1952 (98) 7
1886  497  1968 (99) 0
1887  473  1984 (100) 0
1888  439  2000 (99) 0
1889  418  2016 (99) 0
1890  405  2032 (97) 0
1891  398  2048 (94) 0
1892  394  2064 (91) 8
1893  419  2058 (98) 0
1894  444  2051 (104) 0
1895  436  2045 (110) 0
1896  444  2039 (114) 0
1897  439  2033 (119) 0
1898  459  2026 (123) 0
1899  481  2020 (126) 0
1900  488  2014 (129) 0
1901  505  2007 (132) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Thornton, George Howard  
Born: 28 Apr. 1851
Died: 30 Jan. 1920
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 425
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 253
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 5
   Rogers, New York State Chess Association, page 13
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 108
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [The Queen City: George Thornton and Early Buffalo Chess]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4078. 'Thornton castling trap']

Tournament data

Hamburg 1885 (4)     4th German Chess Federation Congress - Hauptturnier D     1  /  7
Skaneateles 1892 (1)     New York State Chess Association Tournament     2.5  /  8
Buffalo and Rochester, New York 1901     Buffalo Club - Rochester Club Telegraphic Match    
  Thornton, G.H. - Luce, N.D.     0.5 - 0.5