Thomson, George




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1880  594  1761 (106) 2
1881  659  1766 (99) 2
1882  720  1771 (90) 2
1883  769  1785 (83) 0
1884  839  1799 (75) 6
1885  785  1808 (72) 0
1886  768  1816 (67) 11
1887  720  1816 (72) 0
1888  729  1816 (75) 0
1889  709  1816 (76) 0
1890  754  1816 (75) 0
1891  757  1816 (72) 5
1892  790  1815 (73) 0
1893  812  1814 (73) 0
1894  836  1813 (70) 8
1895  837  1812 (75) 0
1896  833  1811 (77) 0
1897  856  1810 (78) 8

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Thomson, George Andrew  
Born: 17 Nov. 1843
Died: 17 Apr. 1926
 
Notes:
Full name, and birth and death dates from official records, copies sent to me by Alan McGowan. I am guessing that the 'Thomson' who played at the Western Chess Club in Glasgow in 1876 was G.A. Thomson.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 233
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 548
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 275
Periodicals
   [CML], vol. 1, no. 8, Apr. 1880, page 228
   [FH], 21 Apr. 1926, page 6
   [GH], 19 Apr. 1926
   [WP], vol. 8, no. 9, 1 Jan. 1876, page 166
   [WP], vol. 8, no. 12, 1 Apr. 1876, page 236

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

Whiteley, J.L. - Thomson, G.A. 1884         (f)     4.5   -   1.5

Tournament data

Glasgow 1876     Western Chess Club University - Non-University Match    
  Thomson, G.A. - McGibbon     3 - 0    
Edinburgh 1880     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Thomson, G.A. - Torry, E.     1 - 1    
Edinburgh 1881     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Thomson, G.A. - Brown, A.M.     1 - 1    
Edinburgh 1882     East and West of Scotland Match    
  Thomson, G.A. - Cappie, J.     0.5 - 1.5    
Glasgow 1886     3rd Scottish Championship     3  /  11
Glasgow 1891 (1)     8th Scottish Championship     1.5  /  5
Glasgow 1894     11th Scottish Championship     2  /  8
Glasgow 1897     14th Scottish Championship     2  /  8


Player information updated: 5 Jan. 2023