Avery, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  141  1998 (117) 6
1857  152  2007 (115) 0
1858  154  2015 (113) 3
1859  173  2015 (114) 0
1860  186  2014 (113) 0
1861  198  2014 (112) 0
1862  197  2014 (111) 0
1863  189  2014 (109) 0
1864  200  2013 (107) 0
1865  205  2013 (103) 0
1866  235  2013 (99) 5
1867  238  1995 (100) 0
1868  249  1978 (100) 0
1869  264  1961 (99) 0
1870  304  1944 (97) 0
1871  320  1926 (94) 3
1872  327  1929 (96) 0
1873  332  1932 (96) 6
1874  330  1932 (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, May 1853, page 154
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1861, page 165
   [CPC], vol. 3, June 1872, page 89
   [CPM], vol. 2, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [CPQC], vol. 2, June 1871, page 277, 284
   [Era], vol. 17, 8 July 1855, page 6
   [Era], vol. 33, 20 Aug. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 27, 14 July 1855, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 33, 3 July 1858, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 40, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 58, 22 Apr. 1871, page 411
   [ILN], vol. 62, 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: 30 Sept. 2018