Thomson, R.


Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1871  45  2393 (84) 4
1872  38  2410 (79) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Thomson, R.  
Born:
Died:
 
Notes:
I am guessing that the 'Thomson' who played for the London and Westminster Bank Chess Club was R. Thomson, of the City of London Club.
 
References
Books
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 32
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 200, 388
Periodicals
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 1, Feb. 1874, page 23
   [CLCM], vol. 1, no. 3, Apr. 1874, page 50
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1708, 18 June 1871, page 14
   [Era], vol. 34, no. 1734, 17 Dec. 1871, page 3
   [Fld], 31 Jan. 1874
   [WP], vol. 4, no. 3, 1 July 1871, page 47

Tournament data

London, England 1871 (1)     City of London Club Handicap - Section 1    
  Thomson, R. - Brain     1.5 - 0.5          Thomson, R. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Thomson, R. - Younger     0 - 1          Thomson, R. gave odds of pawn and two moves
London, England 1871 (7)     Westminster - City of London Club Match    
  Thomson, R. - Westropp     1 - 0    
London, England 1872 (1)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Thomson, R. - Whomes     2.5 - 0.5          Thomson, R. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Thomson, R. - Argall, H.K.     2 - 1          Thomson, R. gave odds of pawn and move
  Thomson, R. - Chappell, W.T.     1 - 0    
  Thomson, R. - Cole, A.J.     1 - 0    
  Thomson, R. - Steinitz, W.     0 - 1          Steinitz, W. gave odds of pawn and move
  Thomson, R. - Keates     0 - 1          Thomson, R. gave odds of pawn and move
London, England 1872 (5)     City of London Club Handicap    
  Thomson, R. - Pfahl, J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1874 (2)     London and Westminster Bank - London and County Bank Club Match    
  Thomson, R. - Turner (3)     3 - 0    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022