Ware, Preston




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1858  119  2174 (61) 27
1859  119  2217 (58) 4
1860  93  2281 (52) 30
1861  90  2285 (53) 34
1862  89  2281 (63) 0
1863  87  2276 (68) 0
1864  89  2272 (71) 0
1865  86  2267 (70) 3
1866  82  2289 (72) 0
1867  64  2311 (71) 0
1868  56  2333 (67) 0
1869  48  2355 (61) 2
1870  47  2372 (52) 15
1871  54  2352 (53) 15
1872  56  2343 (59) 0
1873  64  2333 (60) 0
1874  67  2324 (57) 10
1875  79  2306 (55) 5
1876  80  2296 (52) 14
1877  81  2289 (59) 0
1878  85  2282 (61) 0
1879  90  2276 (58) 0
1880  104  2269 (50) 17
1881  95  2299 (52) 0
1882  86  2329 (47) 31
1883  106  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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 130, 181, 581
   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
   [BDE], vol. 31, 16 Dec. 1871, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 31, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Nov. 1859, page 343
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Mar. 1860, page 81
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Oct. 1860, page 320
   [Era], vol. 34, 21 Jan. 1872, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 56, 12 Feb. 1870, page 186
   [ILN], vol. 60, 13 Jan. 1872, page 51
   [NYC], 21 Mar. 1863
   [NYC], 27 Feb. 1869
   [SoT], 23 Dec. 1871
   [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
Wells, F. - Ware, P. 1865         (c)     2   -   1
Ware, P. - Delmar, E. (1) 1870         (c)     6   -   4
Ware, P. - Hammond, G. 1870         (f)     2   -   1
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: 5 May 2020