Plunkett, Horace




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  253  2001 (86) 3
1875  247  2024 (81) 2
1876  241  2059 (75) 2
1877  213  2086 (69) 2
1878  208  2097 (62) 14
1879  199  2104 (73) 0
1880  207  2110 (80) 0
1881  223  2116 (86) 0
1882  227  2123 (91) 0
1883  250  2129 (95) 0
1884  257  2135 (97) 0
1885  262  2142 (99) 1
1886  259  2147 (102) 0
1887  262  2152 (105) 0
1888  247  2157 (108) 0
1889  249  2162 (109) 1
1890  274  2153 (114) 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
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 230, 296, 344
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 378
Periodicals
   [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

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


Player information updated: 23 Aug. 2013