Brown, Theodore




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  56  2341 (89) 1
1858  47  2367 (81) 0
1859  43  2394 (72) 6
1860  41  2413 (60) 25
1861  41  2409 (57) 6
1862  42  2386 (58) 6
1863  44  2361 (62) 13
1864  48  2355 (66) 0
1865  49  2350 (66) 0
1866  52  2344 (64) 33
1867  60  2316 (68) 0
1868  72  2287 (70) 2
1869  73  2278 (73) 0
1870  82  2269 (73) 0
1871  85  2260 (71) 0
1872  90  2251 (66) 2
1873  85  2263 (61) 7
1874  80  2279 (61) 0
1875  77  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