Hoffer, Leopold




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1867  93  2248 (137) 2
1868  90  2256 (134) 0
1869  79  2264 (131) 0
1870  80  2272 (127) 0
1871  75  2280 (123) 0
1872  71  2288 (118) 0
1873  71  2296 (113) 0
1874  67  2304 (108) 1
1875  70  2311 (103) 0
1876  64  2319 (97) 2
1877  71  2302 (95) 2
1878  72  2300 (96) 0
1879  73  2299 (97) 0
1880  81  2297 (97) 0
1881  92  2295 (96) 0
1882  102  2293 (94) 0
1883  115  2291 (91) 0
1884  117  2289 (88) 0
1885  129  2287 (83) 0
1886  135  2285 (76) 0
1887  139  2283 (68) 15
1888  150  2270 (73) 1
1889  162  2267 (78) 0
1890  169  2264 (81) 0
1891  174  2261 (83) 4
1892  188  2249 (89) 0
1893  206  2237 (93) 1
1894  212  2227 (99) 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
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfled and Suhle, page 314, 372
   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
Hirschfeld, P.M. - Hoffer, L. 1891         (c)     1.5   -   1.5

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: 30 Sept. 2018