Best, Thomas




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  243  2015 (67) 23
1866  272  2000 (70) 5
1867  255  2010 (76) 0
1868  259  2019 (79) 0
1869  249  2028 (81) 0
1870  257  2038 (80) 0
1871  259  2047 (79) 0
1872  255  2057 (75) 0
1873  256  2066 (69) 6
1874  272  2060 (67) 10
1875  288  2042 (76) 0
1876  310  2025 (83) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Best, Thomas F.  
Born:
Died:
 
References
Periodicals
   [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. 11, Nov. 1866, page 329
   [Era], vol. 28, no. 1423, 31 Dec. 1865, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1758, 10 May 1873, page 451
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1763, 14 June 1873, page 571
   [ILN], vol. 64, no. 1793, 3 Jan. 1874, page 23
   [ILN], vol. 68, no. 1911, 11 Mar. 1876, page 263

Tournament data

Birmingham 1865     Birmingham Club Tournament    
  Best, T.F. - Hill, H.S.     4.5 - 2.5    
  Best, T.F. - Fry, H.A.     4 - 3    
  Best, T.F. - Lloyd (3)     4 - 2    
  Best, T.F. - Earnshaw, S.W.     1 - 2    
Birmingham 1866 (2)     Birmingham Club Tournament    
  Best, T.F. - Smith, J.L.     2 - 3    
Worcester, England 1873     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Best, T.F. - Blythe, A.W.     2 - 0    
Birmingham 1873 (1)     Birmingham - Worcester Club Match    
  Best, T.F. - Gillam, J.F.     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1873 (2)     Birmingham - Stourbridge Club Match    
  Best, T.F. - Freer, A.     2 - 1    
Birmingham 1874 (3)     5th Counties Chess Association Meeting - 2nd Class     8  /  12
Oxford 1876     Oxford University Club - Birmingham Club Match    
  Best, T.F. - Brook, C.L.     1 - 2    
Birmingham (?) 1878     Dudley and Stourbridge - Birmingham Club Match    
  Best, T.F. - Vicarage, H.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021