Ware, Preston




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1858  112  2187 (62) 27
1859  104  2232 (59) 4
1860  80  2298 (53) 30
1861  78  2307 (54) 34
1862  71  2315 (64) 0
1863  62  2323 (71) 0
1864  61  2331 (75) 0
1865  55  2339 (77) 0
1866  49  2347 (77) 0
1867  50  2354 (75) 0
1868  48  2362 (70) 0
1869  43  2370 (63) 2
1870  42  2375 (55) 12
1871  47  2358 (55) 15
1872  50  2351 (60) 0
1873  55  2343 (61) 0
1874  58  2335 (57) 10
1875  64  2317 (56) 5
1876  67  2306 (53) 14
1877  73  2297 (59) 0
1878  75  2289 (61) 0
1879  80  2280 (58) 0
1880  92  2271 (50) 17
1881  87  2300 (52) 0
1882  80  2330 (47) 31
1883  98  2324 (62) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Ware, Preston  
   Also known as: Preston Ware Jr.
Born: 12 Aug. 1821
Died: 29 Jan. 1890
 
Notes:
Hooper and Whyld (1st ed.) give birth year 1820, but correct it to 1821 in the 2nd edition. Sarah's Morphy website gives his name as 'G. Preston Ware'?
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 385
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 456
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 85, 89, 107, 136
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 148
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 333, 375
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 399, 445
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 12
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 97
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 81
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Nov. 1859, page 343
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Mar. 1860, page 81
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Oct. 1860, page 320
   [ILN], vol. 56, 12 Feb. 1870, page 186
   [ILN], vol. 60, 13 Jan. 1872, page 51
   [NYC], 21 Mar. 1863
   [NYC], 27 Feb. 1869
   [TFF], 15 Dec. 1871
   [TFF], 22 Dec. 1871
Web
   Sarah.  [Mandarins of the Yellow Buttons]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [The Scandal of 1880, Part 1], page 2

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

Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (1)         (f)     3   -   2
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (2)         (f)     3   -   2      Hammond, G. gave odds of a knight
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (3)         (f)     4   -   1      Hammond, G. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (4)         (f)     3   -   2      Hammond, G. gave odds of pawn and move
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1858 (5)         (f)     0.5   -   5.5      Hammond, G. gave odds of a rook
Morphy, P.C. - Ware, P. 1859         (c)     4   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1860 (1)         (f)     0   -   2      Hammond, G. gave odds of pawn and move
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1860 (2)         (f)     10   -   13
Montgomery, H.P. - Ware, P. 1860         (s)     4   -   1
Hammond, G. - Ware, P. 1861         (f)     18.5   -   15.5
Ware, P. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870         (c)     6   -   4
Neill, B.M. - Ware, P. 1874         (f)     7   -   3
Judd, M. - Ware, P. 1875         (f)     4   -   1
Ware, P. - Ryan, J.S. 1883         (c)     1   -   0

Tournament data

Boston, Massachusetts 1858     Boston Club Tournament    
  Ware, P. - Richardson, H.     1 - 0    
New York 1869 (4)     New York Club Tournament    
  Ware, P. - Jones, W.B.     2 - 0    
New York 1870 (1)     New York Chess Club Tournament    
  Ware, P. - Barnett, J.P.     0 - 1    
New York 1870 (4)     Brooklyn Club - Cafe International Team Match     1  /  1
Cleveland 1871 (1)     2nd American Chess Congress - 1st Class Tournament     7  /  15
Philadelphia 1876     4th American Chess Congress     4  /  14
New York 1880 (1)     5th American Chess Congress     5.5  /  17
Vienna 1882 (2)     Vienna International Tournament     8  /  31


Player information updated: 10 Aug. 2018