Holliday, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  330  1912 (86) 1
1870  353  1931 (78) 3
1871  384  1915 (72) 0
1872  398  1900 (63) 8
1873  410  1908 (63) 9
1874  439  1899 (64) 10
1875  427  1904 (71) 0
1876  420  1910 (75) 0
1877  408  1915 (78) 0
1878  405  1921 (78) 3
1879  412  1923 (83) 0
1880  426  1925 (86) 0
1881  481  1927 (87) 0
1882  514  1929 (88) 0
1883  573  1931 (87) 2
1884  622  1927 (87) 0
1885  628  1924 (85) 4
1886  625  1917 (91) 1
1887  603  1917 (98) 0
1888  593  1917 (105) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Holliday, Thomas  
Born: 1840
Died: 1 Mar. 1898
 
Notes:
Gaige gives birth between 2-03-1840 and 1-03-1841. Is this the 'Halliday' who won a tournament at the West Yorkshire Chess Association meeting in Bradford in 1871?
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 177
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 3, no. 2, Feb. 1883, page 68
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 4, Nov. 1868, page 121
   [CPQC], vol. 1, no. 8, Aug. 1869, page 246
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 4, Aug. 1870, page 125
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 9, June 1871, page 282
   [Era], vol. 31, no. 1569, 18 Oct. 1868, page 5
   [Era], vol. 31, no. 1603, 13 June 1869, page 7
   [Era], vol. 32, no. 1655, 12 June 1870, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 53, no. 1507, 17 Oct. 1868, page 386
   [ILN], vol. 54, no. 1543, 12 June 1869, page 603
   [ILN], vol. 56, no. 1598, 11 June 1870, page 619
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1815, 6 June 1874, page 547
   [ILN], vol. 72, no. 2028, 11 May 1878, page 446
   [LeM], no. 14685, 2 May 1885, page 7
   [LW], 27 Jan. 1883
Web
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1883: Yorkshire v Lancashire]
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - Thomas Holliday]
   [History of the Huddersfield Chess Club]
   [West Yorkshire v. Tyne and Tees-Side]

Tournament data

Huddersfield 1869 (1)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 1st Tournament    
  Holliday, T. - Marks, J.C.     0 - 1    
Halifax 1870 (5)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - 4th Tournament    
  Holliday, T. - Savile, P.Y.     1 - 0    
  Holliday, T. - Wildman, F.P.     1 - 0    
  Holliday, T. - Allan, W.     1 - 0    
Malvern 1872 (2)     3rd Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class     2.5  /  8
Huddersfield 1873     Huddersfield Club Handicap     2.5  /  9      odds player in a knight class
Huddersfield 1874 (3)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting - Second Tournament    
  Holliday, T. - Wall, C.E.F.     0 - 1    
Huddersfield 1874 (4)     West Yorkshire Chess Association Meeting - Third Tournament    
  Holliday, T. - Hawkins, J.E.     0 - 1          Holliday, T. gave odds of a rook
Huddersfield 1874 (5)     Huddersfield Club Handicap     4  /  7      odds player in pawn and two moves class
  Holliday, T. - Brearley, D.     1 - 0          Holliday, T. gave odds of a rook
Dewsbury 1878     Dewsbury - Huddersfield Club Match    
  Holliday, T. - Jackson, H. (2)     2 - 1    
Leeds 1883 (1)     Lancashire - Yorkshire County Match    
  Holliday, T. - Callender, J.T.     2 - 0    
Penistone 1885     Sheffield and District - Huddersfield and Holmfirth Match    
  Holliday, T. - Huntsman, E.J.     0 - 2    
Wakefield 1885 (3)     West Yorkshire Chess Association - Class B    
  Holliday, T. - Ash, W.     1 - 0    
  Holliday, T. - Bays, G.H.     1 - 0    
Bradford 1886 (7)     1st Yorkshire County Chess Club Meeting - Class A    
  Holliday, T. - Whitley, P.     0 - 1    
Harrogate 1888     Tyneside and Tees-Side - West Yorkshire Match    
  Holliday, T. - Heywood, G.C.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021