Plunkett, Horace




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1874  274  2018 (86) 3
1875  261  2041 (80) 2
1876  251  2075 (75) 2
1877  213  2101 (69) 2
1878  207  2111 (62) 14
1879  205  2117 (72) 0
1880  210  2123 (80) 0
1881  231  2129 (86) 0
1882  236  2136 (91) 0
1883  259  2142 (94) 0
1884  266  2148 (97) 0
1885  268  2154 (99) 1
1886  260  2159 (102) 0
1887  268  2164 (105) 0
1888  253  2169 (108) 0
1889  255  2174 (109) 1
1890  284  2164 (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