Avery, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  151  1999 (117) 6
1857  164  2007 (115) 0
1858  174  2016 (113) 3
1859  194  2015 (114) 0
1860  204  2015 (113) 0
1861  212  2015 (112) 0
1862  215  2015 (111) 0
1863  210  2014 (109) 0
1864  224  2014 (107) 0
1865  231  2014 (103) 0
1866  256  2013 (99) 5
1867  258  1996 (100) 0
1868  269  1979 (100) 0
1869  290  1962 (99) 0
1870  329  1945 (97) 0
1871  364  1927 (94) 3
1872  364  1930 (96) 0
1873  374  1933 (96) 6
1874  356  1933 (103) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Avery, Thomas  
Born: 1813
Died: 17 Feb. 1894
 
Notes:
Gaige gives year of birth as 1813; Sergeant says he was 81 when he died on 17 Feb. 1894.
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5, 39, 40
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 519
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 17
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 13
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 99, 222
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 5, May 1853, page 154
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 30, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, June 1872, page 89
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 9, June 1873, page 281
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 10, Aug. 1873, page 307
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 2, no. 9, June 1871, page 277, 284
   [Era], vol. 17, no. 876, 8 July 1855, page 6
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1717, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 27, no. 752, 14 July 1855, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 33, no. 925, 3 July 1858, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1132, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 58, no. 1646, 22 Apr. 1871, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1758, 10 May 1873, page 451
Web
   Sarah.  [The Birmingham Meeting]
   Sarah.  [Morphy - Thomas Avery]
   Sarah.  [Paul Goes to England]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Tournament data

Birmingham 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Wood, John (2)     3 - 0    
Worcester, England 1856     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Lyttelton, G.W.     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1858 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Lyttelton, G.W.     3 - 0    
Worcester, England 1866     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Wood, John (2)     2 - 0    
Birmingham 1866 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Lyttelton, G.W.     3 - 0    
Birmingham 1871     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Eld, F.J.     0 - 3    
Worcester, England 1873     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Anthony, E.     0.5 - 2.5    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Lyttelton, G.W.     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1874 (1)     Birmingham - Cheltenham Club Match    
  Avery, T. - Philson     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019