Ware, Preston




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1858  116  2178 (61) 27
1859  117  2221 (58) 4
1860  90  2286 (52) 30
1861  87  2290 (53) 34
1862  85  2286 (63) 0
1863  84  2281 (68) 0
1864  86  2276 (71) 0
1865  83  2271 (70) 3
1866  80  2292 (72) 0
1867  61  2313 (71) 0
1868  53  2333 (68) 0
1869  45  2354 (62) 2
1870  46  2365 (54) 12
1871  50  2352 (54) 15
1872  53  2344 (60) 0
1873  60  2336 (61) 0
1874  63  2328 (57) 10
1875  71  2310 (55) 5
1876  73  2300 (53) 14
1877  75  2292 (59) 0
1878  79  2284 (61) 0
1879  86  2277 (58) 0
1880  98  2269 (50) 17
1881  91  2299 (52) 0
1882  83  2329 (47) 31
1883  102  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
   [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
   [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
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: 15 Jan. 2020