Thomson, W.




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1861  172  2124 (114) 4
1862  160  2137 (110) 0
1863  147  2150 (106) 0
1864  151  2162 (101) 0
1865  149  2175 (95) 0
1866  148  2188 (88) 0
1867  139  2201 (79) 0
1868  130  2213 (69) 9
1869  123  2220 (70) 0
1870  119  2227 (68) 0
1871  114  2234 (63) 0
1872  115  2241 (55) 13
1873  112  2251 (57) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Thomson, W.  
Born:
Died: 1879
 
Notes:
I am tentatively identifying the Thomson of Manchester who played at York 1868 as W. Thomson, who played at later Counties Chess Association tournaments, and as the Thomson who played in the third class of the 1860-1861 Manchester club tournament.
 
References
Books
   Burt, Bristol Chess Club, page 6, 24
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 3, Mar. 1862, page 68
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 11, Nov. 1866, page 326
   [Era], vol. 25, no. 1259, 9 Nov. 1862, page 13
   [ILN], vol. 37, no. 1067, 29 Dec. 1860, page 633
   [ILN], vol. 57, no. 1622, 12 Nov. 1870, page 507
   [ILN], vol. 59, no. 1665, 19 Aug. 1871, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 63, no. 1781, 18 Oct. 1873, page 375
   [MWEG], 15 Dec. 1860
Web
   Burt, John.  [The Bristol Chess Club]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1868: YCA, 1st Annual Meeting, York]

Tournament data

Manchester 1861 (3)     Manchester Chess Club Tournament - 3rd Class    
  Thomson, W. - Meares (1)     3 - 0    
  Thomson, W. - Threlfall, J.M.     3 - 0    
  Thomson, W. - Bantock, W.     1 - 3    
York 1868 (2)     1st Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting, 1st Class     5  /  9
Malvern 1872 (1)     3rd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 1st Class     7  /  13
Bristol 1873 (2)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Thomson, W. - MacDonnell, G.A.     0 - 1    
  Thomson, W. - Rumsey, Ms.     1 - 0          Thomson, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Thomson, W. - Gossip, G.H.D.     1 - 0    
  Thomson, W. - Mosely, L.     0 - 1          Thomson, W. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Thomson, W. - Fisher, B.W.     0 - 1          Thomson, W. gave odds of pawn and move
Bristol 1873 (3)     4th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Section A     5.5  /  8


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2017