Tennison, Otto




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1860  206  2017 (133) 3
1861  215  2010 (133) 0
1862  223  2003 (133) 0
1863  219  1996 (133) 0
1864  235  1989 (132) 0
1865  256  1982 (131) 0
1866  287  1975 (130) 0
1867  277  1968 (129) 0
1868  301  1961 (128) 0
1869  305  1954 (126) 0
1870  340  1947 (124) 0
1871  363  1940 (121) 0
1872  374  1933 (118) 0
1873  398  1925 (115) 0
1874  417  1918 (111) 0
1875  421  1911 (107) 0
1876  427  1904 (102) 0
1877  418  1897 (97) 0
1878  431  1890 (90) 0
1879  442  1883 (82) 0
1880  468  1876 (73) 0
1881  533  1869 (61) 30
1882  538  1915 (57) 24
1883  596  1916 (56) 24
1884  617  1932 (56) 22
1885  633  1918 (57) 16
1886  662  1889 (56) 31
1887  671  1855 (62) 8
1888  646  1868 (66) 0
1889  623  1881 (67) 17
1890  667  1879 (75) 0
1891  678  1876 (81) 0
1892  718  1873 (85) 0
1893  740  1871 (87) 0
1894  765  1868 (89) 0
1895  769  1865 (89) 4
1896  752  1871 (89) 0
1897  748  1876 (88) 0
1898  718  1882 (87) 0
1899  742  1887 (83) 0
1900  736  1893 (78) 0
1901  739  1898 (71) 33

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Tennison, Otto M.  
Born: Nov. 1834
Died: 10 June 1909
 
Notes:
Name given as 'Tennyson' in the 15 Nov. 1882 issue of the Brooklyn Chess Chronicle (p.27), but 'Tennison' elsewhere in the same volume.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 422
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 349
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 416
   New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club, New Orleans Club 1881, page 30
   New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club, New Orleans Club 1882, page 31
   New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club, New Orleans Club 1889, page 30
   New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club, New Orleans Club 1890, page 30
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 135
Periodicals
   [BCC], vol. 1, no. 2, 15 Oct. 1882, page 14
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 5, May 1860, page 158
   [Reg], vol. 1, no. 4, 15 Nov. 1882, page 27

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

Albin, A. - Tennison, O.M. 1895         (f)     4   -   0

Tournament data

Saint Louis 1860 (2)     Western Chess Congress    
  Tennison, O.M. - Brown, T.M.     1 - 2    
New Orleans 1881 (2)     2nd New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     5.5  /  30
New Orleans 1882     3rd New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     9.5  /  24
New Orleans 1883     4th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     10  /  24
New Orleans 1884     5th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     9.5  /  22
New Orleans 1885     6th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     7  /  16
New Orleans 1886 (1)     New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Handicap Tournament    
  Tennison, O.M. - Seguin, J.D.     1 - 0          Seguin, J.D. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Tennison, O.M. - Dunn, M.F.     1 - 0          Dunn, M.F. gave odds of pawn and move
  Tennison, O.M. - Claudel, L.     1 - 0    
  Tennison, O.M. - Blanchard, J.G.     0.5 - 1.5    
New Orleans 1886 (2)     7th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     11.5  /  26
New Orleans 1887     8th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     1  /  8
New Orleans 1889     9th New Orleans Chess, Checkers and Whist Club Tournament     9  /  17
New Orleans 1901     New Orleans Chess, Checker and Whist Club Tournament     22  /  33


Player information updated: 4 Mar. 2020