Plunkett, Horace




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  280  2016 (86) 3
1875  274  2039 (80) 2
1876  259  2073 (75) 2
1877  224  2099 (69) 2
1878  221  2108 (62) 14
1879  215  2114 (72) 0
1880  221  2120 (80) 0
1881  239  2127 (86) 0
1882  247  2133 (91) 0
1883  269  2140 (94) 0
1884  274  2146 (97) 0
1885  276  2153 (99) 1
1886  267  2158 (102) 0
1887  273  2163 (105) 0
1888  257  2168 (108) 0
1889  260  2172 (109) 1
1890  289  2163 (113) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Plunkett, Horace Curzon  
Born: 24 Oct. 1854
Died: 26 Mar. 1932
 
Notes:
Name given as 'Hon. H.E. Plunkett' in the Illustrated London News of 21 Mar. 1874 (p.283). I guess that this is Horace Curzon Plunkett, who was educated at Oxford.
 
References
Books
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 193
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 411, 579
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 230, 296, 344
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 378
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, Dec. 1873, page 377
   [ILN], vol. 64, 21 Mar. 1874, page 283
   [ILN], vol. 66, 13 Feb. 1875, page 163
   [ILN], vol. 68, 26 Feb. 1876, page 215
   [ILN], vol. 68, 15 Apr. 1876, page 383
Web
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Oxford-Cambridge University Match], page 6
   Harding, Tim.  [The First Women's Championship: The Decisive Rounds], page 4
   Winter, Edward.  [Chess and the House of Commons]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4044. Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany]
   [Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett]

Tournament data

Oxford 1873     Bristol and Clifton Club - Oxford University Club Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Greene, J.F.     0 - 3    
London, England 1874 (1)     2nd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - May, T.H.D.     0.5 - 2.5    
London, England 1875 (1)     3rd Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     0 - 2    
London, England 1876 (6)     4th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     1 - 1    
London, England 1877 (2)     5th Oxford - Cambridge University Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     1.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1878 (2)     Lowenthal Cup Tournament     6  /  14
London, England 1885 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Hooke, G.A.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1889 (4)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Trenchard, H.W.     1 - 0    
London, England 1890 (1)     2nd Oxford Past - Cambridge Past Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Keynes, J.N.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and Washington 1897     British House of Commons - U.S. House of Representatives Match    
  Plunkett, H.C. - Pearson, R.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020