Gordon, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  76  2302 (168) 2
1858  81  2297 (170) 0
1859  89  2291 (172) 0
1860  89  2286 (174) 0
1861  98  2280 (175) 0
1862  98  2274 (177) 0
1863  95  2269 (179) 0
1864  97  2263 (180) 0
1865  101  2258 (181) 0
1866  107  2252 (183) 0
1867  108  2247 (184) 0
1868  112  2241 (185) 0
1869  117  2235 (186) 0
1870  123  2230 (187) 0
1871  132  2224 (188) 0
1872  140  2219 (190) 0
1873  144  2213 (190) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Gordon, Thomas  
   Also known as: Rev. Thomas Gordon; Rev. Dr. Gordon; Gamma
Born: 22 Dec. 1817
Died: 12 Jan. 1888
 
References
Books
   Chess Association, Manchester 1857 Report, page 5, 10, 14, 40
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 38
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 145
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 93
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xl, xxvi
   Löwenthal and Medley, Transactions of the BCA, 1868-1869, page 2
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 149, 209
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 18, no. 4, Apr. 1898, page 140
   [BCR], vol. 1, no. 8, Aug. 1853, page 238
   [BLL], 23 Feb. 1862, page 1
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 1, Jan. 1845, page 32
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 8, Aug. 1845, page 229
   [CPC], vol. 6, no. 11, Nov. 1845, page 343
   [CPC], vol. 13, no. 8, Aug. 1852, page 229
   [CPC], vol. 1, no. 10, Oct. 1853, page 312
   [CPC], vol. 3, no. 3, Mar. 1855, page 103
   [CPC], vol. 4, no. 3, Mar. 1862, page 67
   [CPM], vol. 2, no. 4, Apr. 1866, page 109
   [CPM], vol. 3, no. 8, 1 Aug. 1867, page 252
   [ILN], vol. 21, no. 569, 17 July 1852, page 43
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 875, 22 Aug. 1857, page 195
   [ILN], vol. 40, no. 1132, 22 Feb. 1862, page 204
   [ILN], vol. 67, no. 1878, 7 Aug. 1875, page 143
   [NYC], 28 Sep. 1867
   [Pal], vol. 4, no. 8, 15 Aug. 1844, page 378
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Early World Rankings], page 7

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Gordon, T. - Wayte, W. 1857         (s)     1.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Edinburgh 1873 (1)     Edinburgh Club Chess Party    
  Gordon, T. - Fraser, Ja.C.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022