Brown, Theodore




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  59  2328 (89) 1
1858  49  2354 (81) 0
1859  47  2380 (71) 6
1860  43  2398 (60) 25
1861  44  2398 (57) 6
1862  44  2377 (58) 6
1863  50  2353 (62) 13
1864  55  2348 (66) 0
1865  52  2343 (66) 0
1866  54  2337 (63) 33
1867  63  2310 (68) 0
1868  77  2282 (70) 2
1869  80  2274 (73) 0
1870  87  2266 (73) 0
1871  90  2257 (71) 0
1872  94  2249 (66) 2
1873  87  2262 (61) 7
1874  84  2278 (61) 0
1875  78  2294 (57) 22

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Brown, Theodore Morris  
Born: 1837
Died: 25 Sep. 1876
 
Notes:
Samsin has 'Thaddeus M. Brown'. The New York Clipper of 7 Jan. 1860 has an obituary for Theodore M. Brown, but continues to mention him in subsequent issues. An announcement of his death also appears in the 22 Jan. 1860 issue of the New Orleans Sunday Delta, but is retracted in the 29 Jan. 1860 issue. The Illustrated London News of 28 Oct. 1876 has an obituary for T.M. Brown, the American problem composer, and Gaige has his death in 1876.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 274, 503
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 55
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 88
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 88
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 60
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 42, 364
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 41
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. II, page 42, 114
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 33, 12 Aug. 1872, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 33, 17 Aug. 1872, page 3
   [BDE], vol. 33, 5 Sep. 1872, page 2
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Jan. 1858, page 27
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Dec. 1858, page 383
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Mar. 1859, page 100, 102
   [CMNY], vol. 4, May 1860, page 158
   [CMNY], vol. 4, June 1860, page 192
   [DDG], 8 Apr. 1859
   [Era], vol. 22, 27 May 1860, page 5
   [Era], vol. 25, 21 Sep. 1862, page 5
   [Era], vol. 25, 20 Dec. 1863, page 4
   [GWT], 8 Feb. 1867
   [HWT], 10 June 1871
   [HWT], 13 Apr. 1872
   [HWT], 11 Oct. 1873
   [ILN], vol. 56, 7 May 1870, page 491
   [ILN], vol. 69, 28 Oct. 1876, page 423
   [NOSD], 22 Jan. 1860
   [NOSD], 29 Jan. 1860
   [NYC], 22 Aug. 1857
   [NYC], 1 May 1858
   [NYC], 12 June 1858
   [NYC], 29 Oct. 1859
   [NYC], 7 Jan. 1860
   [NYC], 22 Sep. 1860
   [NYC], 31 May 1862
   [NYC], 22 Aug. 1868
   [SoT], 2 June 1860
Web
   Samsin, Myron.  [The Mysterious Albert Ensor], page 6
   Sarah.  [E. Morphy/Quincy Chess]
   Sarah.  [Ernest Morphy - the Quincy Connection]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5192. Knight ending]

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

Morphy, P.C. - Brown, T.M. 1857         (c)     1   -   0      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a rook
Brown, T.M. - Perrin, F. 1860         (c)     8   -   2
Leonard, J.A. - Brown, T.M. 1861         (c)     3   -   3
Neumann, G.R.L. - Brown, T.M. 1862         (c)     1   -   0
Brown, T.M. - Mayet, C. 1862         (c)     3   -   2
Brown, T.M. - Schurig, B.E.R. 1863         (c)     6.5   -   6.5
Brown, T.M. - Kennicott, H.M.L. 1866         (c)     13   -   3
Brown, T.M. - Nicholson, E.A. 1866         (c)     8   -   5
Brown, T.M. - Perrin, F. 1866         (c)     4   -   0
Stanley, C.H. - Brown, T.M. 1868         (c)     2   -   0
Barnett, J.P. - Brown, T.M. 1872         (c)     2   -   0
Delmar, E. (1) - Brown, T.M. 1873         (f)     5   -   2
Ensor, A.W. - Brown, T.M. 1875         (f)     7   -   5
Judd, M. - Brown, T.M. 1875         (f)     7   -   3

Tournament data

Saint Louis 1859     Saint Louis Tournament    
  Brown, T.M. - Rombauer     1 - 0    
  Brown, T.M. - Skinner, J.W.     2 - 4    
Saint Louis 1860 (1)     Saint Louis Tournament    
  Brown, T.M. - Daenzer, C.     1 - 0    
Saint Louis 1860 (2)     Western Chess Congress    
  Brown, T.M. - Tennison, O.M.     2 - 1    
  Brown, T.M. - Jenks, G.A.     3 - 1    
  Brown, T.M. - Daenzer, C.     3 - 4    


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020