Thornton, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1885  557  1947 (97) 7
1886  537  1962 (98) 0
1887  506  1978 (99) 0
1888  476  1993 (98) 0
1889  459  2008 (97) 0
1890  453  2024 (95) 0
1891  437  2039 (92) 0
1892  432  2054 (88) 8
1893  462  2044 (93) 2
1894  491  2038 (100) 0
1895  473  2032 (106) 0
1896  489  2026 (111) 0
1897  486  2021 (116) 0
1898  500  2015 (120) 0
1899  524  2009 (124) 0
1900  524  2003 (127) 0
1901  542  1998 (130) 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']

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

Schottlander, A. - Thornton, G.H. 1893         (c)     2   -   0

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    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2020