May, T.H.D.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  232  2045 (88) 3
1875  246  2034 (83) 3
1876  294  1997 (80) 3
1877  292  1985 (82) 0
1878  302  1973 (81) 0
1879  316  1960 (79) 0
1880  334  1948 (76) 0
1881  383  1936 (70) 0
1882  437  1923 (62) 11
1883  455  1964 (62) 1
1884  430  2002 (60) 12
1885  450  1994 (68) 1
1886  436  2002 (74) 2
1887  441  1996 (82) 2
1888  449  1982 (90) 0
1889  466  1969 (98) 0
1890  499  1955 (104) 0
1891  531  1942 (109) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: May, T.H.D.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
The Chess Player's Chronicle of 9 Aug. 1882 (p.382) and the Illustrated London News of 27 Mar. 1875 (p.307) have 'J.H.D. May'. The Illustrated London News of 15 Apr. 1876 (p.383) has 'T.H.T. May'. Sergeant has 'T.H.D. May' twice on p.344, but 'T.R.D. May' on p.345. I am guessing that 'T.H.D. May' is correct, as it appears most often.
 
References
Books
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 344, 345
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1874, page 57
   [CPC], vol. 4, Apr. 1875, page 254
   [CPC], vol. 6, 9 Aug. 1882, page 382
   [ILN], vol. 64, 4 Apr. 1874, page 331
   [ILN], vol. 66, 27 Mar. 1875, page 307
   [ILN], vol. 68, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
   [WP], vol. 7, 1 Apr. 1875, page 237

Tournament data

London 1874 (1)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Plunkett, H.C.     2.5 - 0.5    
London 1875 (1)     3rd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Tracey, C.     2.5 - 0.5    
London 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Meredith, S.R.     0 - 3    
Manchester 1882 (2)     12th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class II     1  /  11
Bath 1883     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Raymond, E.L.     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1884 (7)     Saint George's Club - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Gattie, W.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Bath 1884 (1)     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Vernon, J.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
Bath 1884 (4)     14th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     3.5  /  10
Bristol 1885     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Nash, S.H.     0 - 1    
Clifton 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Perry, A.T.     1 - 0    
Bath 1886     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Tibbits, N.     0.5 - 0.5    
Bath 1887     Bath - Bristol and Clifton Club Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Prideaux, H.M.     1.5 - 0.5    
London 1891 (1)     3rd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  May, T.H.D. - Stoney, W.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 23 Mar. 2016