Plunkett, Horace




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  260  2005 (86) 3
1875  251  2028 (80) 2
1876  243  2062 (75) 2
1877  211  2090 (69) 2
1878  207  2101 (62) 14
1879  201  2107 (72) 0
1880  210  2113 (80) 0
1881  224  2120 (86) 0
1882  229  2126 (91) 0
1883  252  2132 (94) 0
1884  255  2138 (97) 0
1885  263  2145 (99) 1
1886  260  2150 (102) 0
1887  264  2155 (105) 0
1888  247  2160 (108) 0
1889  252  2165 (109) 1
1890  275  2155 (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
   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: 16 Jul. 2017