Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  88  2246 (137) 2
1868  83  2254 (134) 0
1869  77  2262 (131) 0
1870  77  2270 (127) 0
1871  68  2277 (123) 0
1872  66  2285 (118) 0
1873  64  2293 (113) 0
1874  62  2301 (108) 1
1875  67  2308 (103) 0
1876  60  2315 (97) 2
1877  71  2298 (95) 2
1878  71  2296 (96) 0
1879  75  2293 (97) 0
1880  83  2291 (97) 0
1881  96  2288 (96) 0
1882  108  2286 (94) 0
1883  116  2284 (92) 0
1884  126  2281 (88) 0
1885  137  2279 (83) 0
1886  141  2277 (77) 0
1887  149  2274 (69) 15
1888  161  2257 (75) 1
1889  176  2250 (81) 0
1890  193  2242 (86) 0
1891  204  2234 (89) 1
1892  217  2224 (94) 0
1893  233  2214 (98) 1
1894  234  2205 (103) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Hoffer, Leopold  
   Also known as: Lipót Hofenreich
Born: 1842
Died: 28 Aug. 1913
 
Notes:
Name sometimes given as 'Hofer' and sometimes as 'Hoffer' in La Stratégie (1867).
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 126
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 108
   Féry d'Esclands, Congrès des Échecs 1867, page 308, lxii, lxxxv
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 961
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 175
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 142
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 169
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 560
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 146
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 175
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 12, 147, 154
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 57, 27 Aug. 1870, page 227
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 May 1867, page 112
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 Aug. 1867, page 178
   [Str], vol. 1, 15 Sep. 1867, page 209
Web
   Sarah.  [Cast of Characters]
   Sarah.  [Tarrasch & Hoffer vs. Pillsbury & Dadian]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 4756. Census information]

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

Hoffer, L. - Ensor, F.S. 1877         (f)     0   -   2      Hoffer, L. gave odds of pawn and move

Tournament data

Paris 1867 (2)     International Chess Congress - Tournoi de la Régence    
  Hoffer, L. - Villafranca     2 - 0    
London 1874 (3)     City of London Club - Bermondsey Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Barker (1)     1 - 0          Hoffer, L. gave odds of a knight
London 1876 (11)     Saint George's - West End Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Minchin, J.I.     2 - 0    
London 1887 (3)     British Chess Club Handicap     11  /  15      odds player in pawn and two moves class
London 1888 (2)     British Chess Club - Saint George's Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Wayte, W.     0 - 1    
London 1891 (2)     British Chess Club - City of London Club Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Loman, R.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Jones, H. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
London 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Hoffer, L. - Owen, J.     0.5 - 0.5    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017