Avery, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1856  151  2009 (117) 6
1857  164  2018 (115) 0
1858  173  2027 (113) 3
1859  192  2027 (113) 0
1860  202  2027 (113) 0
1861  210  2027 (112) 0
1862  213  2027 (111) 0
1863  208  2027 (109) 0
1864  221  2027 (106) 0
1865  236  2027 (103) 0
1866  257  2028 (99) 5
1867  254  2011 (99) 0
1868  274  1995 (99) 0
1869  289  1979 (98) 0
1870  330  1962 (96) 0
1871  356  1946 (93) 3
1872  354  1950 (94) 0
1873  370  1954 (94) 6
1874  377  1956 (101) 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
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 243
   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
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 2, Apr. 1874, page 64ii
   [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: 3 Apr. 2022